More to explore:
Motel Safari in Tucumcari (NM), Route 66.
Tucumcari, NM, actually used to live here!
Lordsburg, New Mexico - spent the night in this little town due to car problems - the car we were towing lost a wheel - we had to comeback with a car trailer to retreive it later - one of the "only later" fun stories of travel.
Palomino Motel, Tucumcari, NM.
Route 66 signage - Tucumcari, NM---I was lucky to travel on Route 66 in the early 60s
Ken's Ice Cream - Route 66, I think this was in Tucumcari, NM
Route 66 Tucumcari Motel Safari - do more research on this one
Pony Soldier Motel, Route 66 - Tucumcari, New Mexico ~ motel itself is gone, but the sign remains
Blue Swallow Motel Tucumcari, NM...stayed here mid '70s
Tucumcari, NM. My Grandpa made the neon sign for this motel on Route 66! Ace Sign Company
Bluewater Motel - Route 66. In Bluewater, New Mexico. Along "old Route 66" outside Grants. As in many of these old motels, the motel itself has long been closed. Now this one houses used cars.
Tucumcari, NM - A view of Tucumcari Mountain from a hole in an old adobe wall of a chicken house. This chicken house belonged to my husband's grandmother, Ona Belle Farrow.