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Newkirk, NM

Located at I-40 Exit 300 Newkirk is about 12 miles west of Montoya which places it about 30 miles west of Tucumcari.
xCarlos Place & Shamrock Station
Route 66 East of NM 129
Carlo's Place was a tavern and cafe on the east end of Newkirk. This is probably one of the "lunchrooms" mention by ... read more
xWilkerson Auto Courts
Route 66
The little Wilkerson's Auto Court had 4 units with open garages. I haven't found a date for when the courts were built ... read more
xCollectibles Shop
Route 66 East of NM 129
This small building was reportedly built as an office for the local magistrate before becoming a ... read more
xWilkerson's Gas Station
Route 66 East of NM 129
The old adobe station has seen better days. Since the station closed in it's been on a continuous downhill ride ... read more
x1910 Store, Station & Post Office
Route 66 East of NM 129
This old gas station and store was also the U. S. Post Office and a Greyhound Bus stop in Newkirk for years ... read more
xRoute 66 Gas & Post Office
Rt 66 at NM 129
This former Whiting Brothers gas station and U. S. Post Office are about all the businesses left here ... read more

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x About Us We started traveling Historic U.S. Route 66 as a destination in 2009. It's like a 2,400 mile long drive back in time from Chicago to Santa Monica! more
xDid You Know: Many parts of the old 4 lane Route 66 were reverted to a 2 lane road after 66 was realigned to the interstate. In many places the abandoned lanes are still there.