Amarillo, Texas: Cadillac Ranch

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Address:
I-40, Amarillo, TX
Directions:
Just west of the Amarillo city line. I-40 exit 60. Follow the frontage road on the south side of I-40 (old Route 66) east for one mile. Cadillac Ranch will be on the right (south) side; just park your car along the shoulder and enter the pasture through an unlocked gate. Visitors are encouraged; dog friendly.
Hours:
Daylight hours.
Admission:
Free.
RA Rates:
The Best
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Cadillac Ranch.

Cadillac Ranch
Is it just a line of ten junker Cadillacs buried nose-down in a dusty farm field -- or is it art? Roadsideamerica.com Report...

Road Does Not End.

Amarillo, Texas - Cadillac Ranch and Stanley Marsh 3
Cadillac Ranch: Todd Kent's 2006 short film "Road Does Not End," where Stanley Marsh 3 talks about Cadillac Ranch and his other Amarillo art projects. Watch Video.

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At around 2 AM on September 9, 2019, someone set fire to the oldest Cadillac at Cadillac Ranch: the 1949 Club Sedan, furthest to the west. The jerks who did it were no doubt pushed to this extreme because the usual tool of monument jerk-vandalism -- spray paint -- would be invisible on the Cadillac Ranch cars, already smeared with countless layers of spray paint by adoring visitors.

Photos of the damage show that the victim car was charred, with some of its metal knocked off, but otherwise still similar to the other nine already-battered wrecks at Cadillac Ranch. After a few days of visitor spray-painting, most pilgrims probably won't notice the difference.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 09/10/2019]
Cadillac Ranch

As we approached we saw something flapping in the wind and hanging from the rear wheels of most cars. On closer inspection, they were large trash bags full of mostly empty spray paint cans. Glad to see this improvement to the site.

[Captain Video, 07/27/2019]

Cadillac Ranch.

Cadillac Ranch

Really disappointing in how trashed the area is. Spray cans left everywhere, trash, shoes from being sooo muddy.

[Lisa, 10/15/2018]

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