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Ghost Ranch; The last gas station

The conflicted history of travel and oil along Native American lands. Ironic that some of the best work to be had in this region is offered up by the legacies of land barons and speculators that created the cultural divide. People out here hold on to the idea of oil like riding a bull. You hope to last long enough to make a win, but most people fall off the unpredictable and unstable beast. Signs like this are symbols of a fading era. Like the ghosts of Route 66, these stations are soon to be remembered in stories, and uncovered by the urban archeologists of tomorrow.

TAGS: New Mexico

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Date Taken: 08.2018
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PHOTO LOCATION New Mexico, United States of America