I've watched a lot of phone poles go by in the past couple weeks. Two trips south to Las Cruces. East on 66 to Lubbock. This morning to Prewitt. None of it was motivated primarily by photography, but I did always have my Olympus Infinity Stylus in a pocket to snap a few images along the way.
New Mexico's economy has been an on-going train wreck for quite a while, but it still has the most interesting rest stops in the country.