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On Essex Road, it's 6.3 miles past Interstate 40 to the nearly dead town of Essex, California at the base of the distant hills

On Essex Road, it's 6.3 miles past Interstate 40 to the nearly dead town of Essex, California at the base of the distant hills Essex Road has been rather desolate so far, so it's amusing to ride over the tube of civilization that is Interstate 40ThumbnailsCloser to Essex, I pass the "This is IT" RV park, and not much elseEssex Road has been rather desolate so far, so it's amusing to ride over the tube of civilization that is Interstate 40ThumbnailsCloser to Essex, I pass the "This is IT" RV park, and not much elseEssex Road has been rather desolate so far, so it's amusing to ride over the tube of civilization that is Interstate 40ThumbnailsCloser to Essex, I pass the "This is IT" RV park, and not much elseEssex Road has been rather desolate so far, so it's amusing to ride over the tube of civilization that is Interstate 40ThumbnailsCloser to Essex, I pass the "This is IT" RV park, and not much else

Essex Road drops a little, from 2100 feet to about 1700 feet at Essex.