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Avon Motel Ruins

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The seven unit Avon Motel was built on the west side of Afton in 1936 by John Foley. Carports separated the cabins. Only three of the original seven cabins remain and they are in ruins. Call me crazy, but this is one of my favorite motel ruins on Route 66.

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You have to look carefully to see the name on the sign. The amenities promoted in prewar advertising included panel ray heat in a modern trailer park.

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OK, so you might not want to spend the night here, the accomdations look to be a bit on the shabby side. The ever popular "Panel Ray Heat" kept guests warm on cooler nights.

Photo(s): 2012

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