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13th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Frozen in Time

Vintage flashbacks on the gateway to downtown Tucson where not much as changed over the decades, or so it just seems. You just don't see neon lit motor lodges these days, announcing the town the weary traveler has rolled into on his quest to stop and rest for the night.

TAGS: Arizona, Diner, Motel, Neon, Tucson, United States, Vintage

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Marana, Arizona, United States of America
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© Terri Kraekel.
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Image Source: mobile
Date Taken: 11.2015
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2015, 9:55 p.m.
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Camera Model: iPhone 6
Focal Length: 4.2mm
Shutter Speed: 1/14
Aperture: f2.2
ISO: ISO800
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PHOTO LOCATION Tucson, Arizona, United States of America