Econo Lodge Tucumcari
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... buried, nose-down, in the dirt. That was in 1974. People would stop along the highway, walk out to view the cars -- then deface them or rip off pieces as souvenirs. Stanley Marsh 3 and The Ant Farm were tolerant of this public deconstruction of their art -- although it doomed the tail fins -- and eventually came to encourage it. Decades have passed. The Cadillacs have now been in the ground as art longer than they were on the road as cars. They ...
... 2,248-mile asphalt and concrete road spanned two-thirds of the nation, from Chicago, IL to Santa Monica, CA, and was the first all-weather highway linking the country. For some 50 years it was one of America's best-known routes for commerce and leisure travel. The interstate highway system eventually supplanted Route 66, which was officially decertified in 1985. In the ...
... with all of the pilot vehicles required to accompany them. When we got further up the road we saw some of the turbines under construction and wondered if those blades were heading there.
Our next strange sign was a county line sign. The name of the county was Deaf Smith County. I didn’t even want to look that one up but I did anyway. Here is the scoop. The county was named for Erastus "Deaf" Smith (1787–1837), a partially deaf scout ...
... window. We walked out onto the front porch and noticed that the cloud base had dropped, it had started to rain and there appeared to be a huge monsoon rainstorm heading up from the south.
The rain was incredible, torrential and non-stop for what seemed like an hour.Tucumcari mountain, which is just under a mile from Mon's house, was completely cloaked in rain and 6th street was drenched in 6 inches of fast flowing water. Mon's house was now a riverside residence!
... started encroaching on it, and is now in the middle of a field next to I-40. It's visually striking, being both colourful and bizarre, although the carpet of discarded spray paint cans was rather ugly and disheartening (we were re-heartened later in the day when a gang of young lads came by with plastic sacks to clear them up - didn't look like scouts, just locals who wanted to keep it looking nice. Bless!). Anyway, we took photos from every ...