Self-portrait, April 1992
Kodak T-MAX 100 film (35mm)
Seven years later, Winslow dedicated Standin’ on the Corner Park—exactly one block north of this corner—as a convenient photo op for tourists passing by on Historic Route 66.
I’m glad that I arrived before the park was built, and that I stumbled upon this corner; to me, this spot succeeds in capturing the true character of a sleepy desert town.
Per Google Street View, here is what the corner of 1st and Kinsley looks like today:
I hope someone found a good home for the 4 Lanes Liquors sign.
More photos and the story behind this trip can be found in this post.