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Cavanaugh Electric
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

This building for Cavanaugh Electric looks plain. However, it's still interesting to see any store with "electric" in its name in the middle of main street. See the old shops of yesteryear here at Roadside Peek's Golden Era Shops California Desert.

 

 

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Photo courtesy Glenn Freeman

Here are photos of the famous Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. This marquee and red car may become legendary someday in the future. See this and more at Roadside Peek's Historic Sites California Desert.

 

 

Planters Hotel (Demolished)
Photo courtesy Bill Herzog

The Planters Hotel is an old standout hotel in Brawley. Opened for business in February 1927, the Planters was visited by many famous celebrities like John Wayne and Clark Gable. The hotel closed down in 2005 for renovation. See more historic hotels at Roadside Peek's Historic Hotels California Desert.

 

 

Barstow Station
Postcard courtesy Mike & Terie Lepker

Check out this old postcard and more at Roadside Peek's Vintage Postcards California Desert.

 

 

Greyhound Bus Terminal
Indio, CA
Photo courtesy Ralph Squillace

Check out the Greyhound Bus Terminal in Indio. Still features the greyhound on top of its marquee. Check out more at Roadside Peek's Roadside Institutions California Desert.

 

 

 

 

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