101 was a three-lane highway back then, and according to Dick Goodman, “The center lane was nicknamed the suicide lane because people were always having head-ons in the center, passing lane.”

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While the tin can house had a red tile roof like any other adobe home, it was never normal. “It was a natural celestial spot. Except for Red Rock, it had the highest peak on the mesa.”

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