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Posted: Jul 19, 2021 - 8:26pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

Once again into the rabbit hole of trying to find photos of a motel I used to stay at —not the Sky Ranch— in this area. It was built in a semi-circle, cafe on the highway (99), and in the 80s as a last gasp they had some goats taking care of weeds on the sprawling property that they advertised as a "petting zoo." The biscuits and gravy were good and they didn't mind that we had to replace a water pump in a 62 F-100 in the back.

I rode back and forth between Vegas and LA on I-15, through Barstow and all back in the '80s but I've never been to the Bakersfield/Route 90 area of California.  What's out in that area - dairies or cattle ranches or things like that?  I guess there must've been some little airport around there back then for a motel to be named "Sky Ranch".
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Posted: Jul 19, 2021 - 10:15am

 Proclivities wrote:



Once again into the rabbit hole of trying to find photos of a motel I used to stay at —not the Sky Ranch— in this area. It was built in a semi-circle, cafe on the highway (99), and in the 80s as a last gasp they had some goats taking care of weeds on the sprawling property that they advertised as a "petting zoo." The biscuits and gravy were good and they didn't mind that we had to replace a water pump in a 62 F-100 in the back.
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Posted: Apr 17, 2015 - 8:53am

 buzz wrote:

My pappy said "Son, you're gonna drive me to drinkin',
if you don't stop drivin' that Hot Rod Lincoln."



 
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Posted: Apr 17, 2015 - 6:56am

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My pappy use to always tell me that a happy cow is a good sign; of course we never could get pappy to wear pants which to me means that he was probably on to something there........

 
My pappy said "Son, you're gonna drive me to drinkin',
if you don't stop drivin' that Hot Rod Lincoln."


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Posted: Apr 17, 2015 - 6:49am

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My pappy use to always tell me that a happy cow is a good sign; of course we never could get pappy to wear pants which to me means that he was probably on to something there........

 
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Posted: Apr 17, 2015 - 6:25am

 Proclivities wrote:
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My pappy use to always tell me that a happy cow is a good sign; of course we never could get pappy to wear pants which to me means that he was probably on to something there........
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Posted: Apr 17, 2015 - 6:16am

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Posted: Nov 5, 2014 - 6:15pm

 Prodigal_SOB wrote:

I've passed though a couple of times.  It seemed like the quickest way out of LA and back to Yosemite.  The mistake I think was always going to LA in the first place.

 
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Posted: Nov 5, 2014 - 10:03am

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Obviously you've never been to Bakersfield ...

On the other hand, I can't think of one good reason to go to Bakersfield ... 

 
I've passed through a couple of times.  It seemed like the quickest way out of LA and back to Yosemite.  The mistake I think was always going to LA in the first place.


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Posted: Nov 5, 2014 - 9:52am

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Probably. They weren't really a thing until postwar, and got their start in the hinterlands of California just before the Depression, when it was more of a 2-day drive between LA & SF.

 
Judging by the wording on that matchbook it must have been a while ago and in the hinterlands: "motor hotel", "Route 99" with no address.  I imagine that place must be long-gone - I don't think this is it.  Kurt's right, there's probably no reason to visit.


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Posted: Nov 5, 2014 - 8:53am

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"World's Largest and Most Beautiful Motor Hotel"?

 
Probably. They weren't really a thing until postwar, and got their start in the hinterlands of California just before the Depression, when it was more of a 2-day drive between LA & SF.
 
 
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Posted: Nov 5, 2014 - 8:50am

 Proclivities wrote:
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"World's Largest and Most Beautiful Motor Hotel"?

 
Obviously you've never been to Bakersfield ...

On the other hand, I can't think of one good reason to go to Bakersfield ... 
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