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Wilkerson's Auto Courts

Route 66, Newkirk, NM
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The little Wilkerson's Auto Court had 4 units with open garages. I haven't found a date for when the courts were built. With only 4 units it seems to have been a side venture to go along with the Wilkerson's gas station and the Magistrate's (Justice of the Peace) office. Some references mention this as a motel, I think the term auto courts is more likely because of the style and obvious age.

The auto court stands just east of the little Magistrates office, but it's easy to miss.
GPS: 35.068657, -104.263866

Photo(s): 2019



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