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Palmdale, California: Movie Set Diner

If all those desolate desert gas station/cafe/motels in films and TV look the same, it's probably because they were shot here, a preserved and private site rented out as a set location.

145th St. E., Palmdale, CA
East of Palmdale, SW of Lake Los Angeles, E Ave. Q and 145th St. E. Private property - visible from street.
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Diner set.

Movie Set Diner

The Four Aces movie set includes a diner, gas station, motel, courtyard.

[Matt Gordon, 08/18/2013]

Preserving a retro-road oasis in the Mojave Desert, Four Aces is maintained as a professional movie and TV filming location. You might recognize it from "House of 1000 Corpses," "Identity," or some TV show. No tourist facilities.

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