Tucumcari, NM Photos

Tucumcari, NM is best known as an overnight stop before the Interstate Highway supplanted Route 66. What remains are classic business signs installed in the 1950s & 60s.

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Palomino Motel sign left from Route 66 days. Tucumcari, NM.Del's Restaurant sign 1956 with steer remnant of Route 66 days. Tucumcari, NM.Tee Pee Curios sign & theme building left from Route 66 era. Tucumcari, NM.Blue Swallow Motel sign left from Route 66 era. Tucumcari, NM.
Palomino Motel sign left from Route 66 days. Tucumcari, NM.Del's Restaurant sign 1956 with steer remnant of Route 66 days. Tucumcari, NM.Tee Pee Curios sign & theme building left from Route 66 era. Tucumcari, NM.Blue Swallow Motel sign left from Route 66 era. Tucumcari, NM.
Motel Safari sign left from Route 66 era. Tucumcari, NM.Apache Motel sign left from Route 66 era. Tucumcari, NM.

Motel Safari sign left from Route 66 era. Tucumcari, NM.Apache Motel sign left from Route 66 era. Tucumcari, NM.


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