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Sun-N-Sand Motel -- Santa Rosa NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 34° 56.478 W 104° 41.287
13S E 528480 N 3866577
Quick Description: This Googie marvel and its magnificent neon sign stands tall over the old Route 66 in Santa Rosa with its working neon sign.
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 8/18/2014 6:23:23 PM
Waymark Code: WMM9V6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Sun-N-Sand is still in operation today. It's gorgeous Zia sun symbol sign and Googie details give it a funky space-age feel.

The Sun-N-Sand was restored recently as part of the Route 66 renaissance.
Type of Structure: Building

Upswept Roof / Folded Plate Roof(s): no

Large Dome(s): no

Large Sheet Glass Window(s): no

Boomerang and/or Arrow Shape(s): no

Amoebae Shape(s): no

Atomic Model(s): no

Starburst(s): yes

Exposed Steel Beam(s): no

Flying Saucer/Rocket Shape(s): no

If I knew, I'd be an architect: yes

Physical Address:
2026 Historic Route 66
Santa Rosa, NM

Web Address or URL: [Web Link]

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Benchmark Blasterz visited Sun-N-Sand Motel -- Santa Rosa NM 8/20/2014 Benchmark Blasterz visited it
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