We were now west of the Pecos, and you know what the law here once was? Hint - its home was in Langtry, now home of a nice Welcome Stop.
This looks like a saloon
A lot more driving through places like Sanderson, Marathon and Alpine, and we arrived in Marfa, with its ornate courthouse - not to mention Mando's for lunch.
We stopped at the local museum (after stopping at the museum's thrift store - 3 books, a Telemann CD, and some sheet music). It's rather eclectic, covering everything that's happened in the area. Plus, it has an age test on the front porch:
Back on the road to Van Horn, check in at a very new HIE, dinner at Chuy's (lots of sports memorabilia), and price shock at the pump - $3/gal. We'll get 2 gal tomorrow to make sure we don't run low before reaching Carlsbad.
310 miles on the day, 2077 on the trip - tomorrow is the scenic route to Las Cruces.