Saturday, March 6, 2010

Star Motel Alamogordo

This old motel sits on White Sands.  It used to have wagon wheels on the front, and somewhere in my mind I always think of it as the Wagon Wheel motel.  I don't remember what it's name used to be.  It might have been called the Wagon Wheel.  I am sure someone out there remembers, if you do, let me know!
It looks like a Route 66 remenant, juxtaposed along more modern buildings.
You can see where the old vigas were. 
The purple doors are probably the most current update to the place.
It is a shame it is in such a state of disrepair.
Not the best photo, but you can see even less updates here.  I have a feeling it will be torn down before long and wanted to capture it before that happens.

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