A Bright Light In The Night

Imagine a stretch of road lit up by your favourite western dreams - log cabins, teepees and cowboy rodeo signs.

Joe Queenan drives from Albuquerque to Las Vegas in pursuit of the history of the motel.

The motel was born in December 1925.

By the 1950s, there were 60,000 imitators spread across the United States.

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Imagine a stretch of road lit up by your favourite western dreams - log cabins, teepees and cowboy rodeo signs.

Joe Queenan drives from Albuquerque to Las Vegas in pursuit of the history of the motel.

The motel was born in December 1925.

By the 1950s, there were 60,000 imitators spread across the United States.