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Pictures from New Mexico

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Albuquerque, NM - 2014 : This fiberglass lumberjack giant is located on top of the May Café

Grants, NM - 2014 : The retro sign of the Grants Cafe was returned and restored as part of a neon restoration project.

Continental Divide, NM - 2014 : A huge sign indicates where the former Whiting Brothers motel and station was.

Continental Divide, NM - 2014 : At the Continental Divide in New Mexico, an old covered wagon is on display.

Endee, NM - 2014 : This abandoned cabin with "modern restrooms" painted on the side, offers a unique photo opportunity.

Tucumcari, NM - 2014 : This 1939 iconic Blue Swallow Motel is one of the crown jewels of Route 66.

Budville, NM - 2014 : The Budville Trading Co. was a gas station and trading post, once operated by Bud Rice who got murdered during a hold up.

NM - 2014: abandoned rusty car that provides an excellent photo opportunity!

Tucumcari, NM - 2014 : Tee Pee Curios is a souvenir shop and Indian art shop, located in a building with a large concrete teepee.

La Bajada Hill is one of the most interesting, but most difficult to traverse, segments of Route 66.

La Bajada Hill, NM - 2004 : Driving down La Bajada Hill is almost impossible nowadays, but it makes for a great hike!

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