In Pacific along Route 66, Monroe’s Diner served travelers from its Quonset hut for decades until its recent closing. While awaiting sale to someone (ideally someone who would reopen the diner), it sits as a piece Route 66 history.
Built in the early 1940s, Tee Pee Curios was a gas station that also sold groceries and curios. The gas pumps were lost when Route 66 was widened from two lanes to four (likely in the 1950s). Today, it’s a gift shop offering a variety of New Mexico-themed items...and curios