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McLean, Texas: Rattlesnakes & Barbed Wire
As you drive into McLean, you’re first greeted by a giant sign for RATTLESNAKES. I’m fairly certain this roadside enterprise is no longer rattling, but the former stars of the business (and their slithery descendants) are likely still around, somewhere nearby. Drive on into downtown… … for the chance to behold a couple of big balls of barbed wire. The balls are on display outside of the Devil’s Rope Museum, which also houses a Route 66 museum. The Devil’s Rope Museum keeps very limited hours (as of this writing: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday). I had arrived …