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Vintage postcard of Tijeras Canyon, a pass through the Sandia Mountains.  Route 66 carried travellers from the great plains and dust bowl of the mid- west through Tijeras canyon and into the true desert Southwest.
Blackie’s was once the place to go in Moriarty, NM for a good cup of coffee and simple, filling meal.  They offered souvenirs to cross- country travellers and for a time were an official Stuckey’s franchise.  A more modern version of Blackie’s is still open for business.
The Cactus Motel in Moriarty, NM was one of hundreds of small tourist courts that provided a clean room for weary travellers along historic Route 66.
 The road up La Bajada hill between Santa Fe and Albuquerque became a part of the U.S. 66 and 85 alignment in 1926.  That year construction crews also widened some of the hairpin turns to accommodate the buses of the newly created Fred Harvey Indian Detours.
The Santa Maria de Acoma Mission Church is on the valley floor of the Acoma reservation,  not on the Sky City mesa top.  It was built in 1933 in traditional Spanish Colonial style from the native sandstone.  It is not open to the public, but it is lovely to photograph on the exterior.
Along the original Route 66 in Moriarty, NM is the Lewes Antique and Toy Museum.  This quirky museum features acres of vintage vehicles and a huge barn full of antique vehicles and metal toys.
The Villa de Cubero trading post persists beside the old Route 66, in a new life as a mini-mart and gas station.  Some of the old motor court cabins are still present and well maintained.
Many old signs and abandoned businesses remain from the days when Route 66 was the Mother Road, the path to imagined riches in California.
The KiMo theater is located on the old Route 66 in downtown Albuquerque, and is still showing movies.  The neon sign and all the ornate decorations inside and out have been restored and are on display on a self-guided walking tour.
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