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Glenrio, TX

Glenrio straddles the TX / NM state line and two time zones. This is as close as you're going to get to a true "Ghost Town" on the Mother Road.
Abandoned Gas Stations
I-40 Exit 0
This is where you get off I-40 to visit Glenrio. There are two abandoned gas stations here, which may ... read more
Brownlee Texaco Station
Route 66
A 1950s addition to Glenrio was this Texaco station. Its Art Moderne style is most noticeable ... read more
Brownlee Diner / Little Juarez Curio Shop
Route 66
This little 1950s diner was built to look like a Valentine Diner in an Art Moderne style in the ... read more
Texas Longhorn Motel & Cafe
Route 66
Many a weary travel filled their tummy and their tank and rested their heads here ... read more

Note: The other half of Glenrio is across the border in New Mexico.

Going west from Glenrio you have a choice. In good dry weather taking the dirt road west takes you past the ruins at Endee and on to San Jon. In less good weather returning to I-40 and heading west will rake you to Russell's Travel Center at exit 369 in NM and on to San Jon to at Hwy. 93.

The "West" link below takes you to the main New Mexico index, the EAST link takes you back to Adrian.

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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.