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a retro motel in Rialto, California
June 20, 2016

West and Relaxation

A retro motel in Rialto, California, awash in the soft glow of twilight, beckons road-weary travelers. “In the American West many historic places have been forgotten, torn down, erased from memory,” opines photographer Matthew Saville, who submitted this photo. “For those with a taste for nostalgia, however, even in the sprawl of greater Los Angeles there is at least one remaining gem: a throwback to the 1950s and classic Americana, the Wigwam Motel.” This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our storytelling community where members can take part in photo assignments, get expert feedback, be published, and more. Join now >>
Photograph by Matthew Saville, National Geographic Your Shot

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