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The Heart of the Valley

Map nerds rejoice!  While the interior of the Tagus Ranch restaurant/night club/gift shop complex is gutted and wrecked, this giant road map of California painted on the wall in the dining room is still there.  Check out those pre-Interstate route numbers, this dates back to before the ’50s at least.  About 15 seconds, lit with a desaturated warm Protomachines flashlight in a totally dark space.

The Heart of the Valley ::::: Tagus Ranch Dining Room

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