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Route 66 - The Mother Road
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Traveling along Route 66 is a wonderful experience; our goal is to capture what makes it special. One of the great features of driving the Route is seeing period Americana (American culture), items from the 1920s thru 1980s. Also along the path are things that are distinctive and can't be seen anywhere else or are of significant interest and worthy of being called out. Lastly there are important markers along the path of Route 66 that should be seen. Done right, you'll experience Route 66 here!!
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Route 66 - The Mother RoadMidway on Illinois Route 66 - Atlanta, Illinois, USA.

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Atlanta lies midway along the 300 mile long section of Illinois Route 66. This Sign is designed to promote Atlanta to the attention of tourists getting their kicks on 66. Located in the small Mother Road, Town of Atlanta, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/5/2016

last visited: 11/8/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWheels of Fortune on Route 66 - Atlanta, Illinois, USA.

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Wheels of Fortune on 66 - From rags to riches & back again. The tumultuous relationship between business & The Mother Road, is captured through pictures & audio on this Historic Marker. Located in Atlanta the Midpoint of Route 66 in Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/3/2016

last visited: 11/3/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother Road(Former) DelSue Motor Inn - Williams, AZ

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"In 1936, Mr. H.J. Delaney built a combination full service Standard Gas Station and tourist court, in the Spanish Colonial Style...Its construction reflects the growing importance of automobile traffic, which replaced the railroad..."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Arizona

date approved: 11/2/2016

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadBoston Avenue Church - Route 66 - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.

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Boston Avenue Church - A not to be missed building of national significance on the Route 66 corridor. The Church displays architecture typical of the 1920-50's when the Mother Road was in its heyday. Located in the home of US-66, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/30/2016

last visited: 11/1/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadBristow Historical Museum - Route 66 - Bristow, Oklahoma, USA.

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Bristow Historical Depot & Town Square - A Route 66 attraction, reminding the tripper that the railroad was the main event back in the 1920's. Get a feel for this historic Route 66 town at this fascinating museum in Bristow, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/28/2016

last visited: 11/1/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWelcome to Davenport - Route 66 - Oklahoma, USA.

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The Welcome to Davenport Sign - Displays two well presented mural's showing Route 66 Shield's & iconic Mother Road attractions. A great photo opportunity for kickers, passing through the small picturesque Route 66 town of Davenport, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/26/2016

last visited: 10/27/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadBroadway Mural - Route 66 - Davenport, Oklahoma, USA.

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A Mural featuring "Davenport Broadway Avenue" (old Route 66) One of the few locations where you can still drive on the actual road-bed of the Mother Road. Broadway Avenue is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Davenport, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/26/2016

last visited: 10/27/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 Mural - Davenport, Oklahoma, USA.

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The small Town of Davenport OK. Is still alive & kicking on Route 66. Displaying terrific murals for the enjoyment of 66 Tripper's. This Mural shows scenes from the town's history, & the attractions you see as you pass through on the Mother Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/22/2016

last visited: 10/23/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadMeteor City Trading Post - Route 66 - Winslow, Arizona, USA.

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Meteor City Trading Post - Opened as a service station in 1938. The quirky trading post is another Mother Road casualty of the Interstate. Located just off old Route 66. near the Barringer Meteor Crater, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Arizona

date approved: 10/12/2016

last visited: 10/12/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 - Atlanta Museum - Atlanta, Illinois, USA.

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The Atlanta Museum features exhibits focused on Abraham Lincoln, the founding of Route 66, & the local history of the area. Located in the Downey Building, a popular stop by trippers getting their kicks on Historic Route 66 in Atlanta, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/8/2016

last visited: 10/22/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadHenry's Ra66it Ranch - Route 66 - Staunton, Illinois, USA.

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Henry's Rabbit Ranch 'Hare it is' Richard & Linda Henry, are Route 66 authorities who enjoy sharing their memories of Main Street America with visitors from all over the world. Henry's Rabbit Ranch is their iconic contribution to the Mother road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mair Wales

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/13/2016

last visited: 10/15/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadGarcia's Cafe Mural - Route 66 - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

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Garcia's Café, stands alongside the Mother Road, & has a large Route 66 Artwork, painted on the side wall of the building, Garcia's also features several impressive neon signs. The Café is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 7/28/2016

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWoody's - Route 66 - Joplin, Missouri, USA.

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Woody's Wood-Fired-Pizza. A small quirky kitschy hole-in-the-wall, restaurant, with a large Coca-Cola bottle Neon sign. A pure example of Americana, standing alongside an old alignment of Route 66 on 7th Avenue in Joplin, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/28/2016

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadCatoosa’s Historical Museum - Route 66 - Oklahoma, USA.

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The Railroad has played an important part in Route 66 & Catoosa's history. So its appropriate that this Historical Museum is housed in a former 'Railway Depot' Standing alongside an old alignment of the Mother Road, located in Catoosa, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/28/2016

last visited: 7/28/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadD W Correll Museum - Route 66 - Catoosa, Oklahoma, USA.

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As you trip Historic Route 66, stop & take a trip down memory lane, in the D.W. Correll Museum. The main building has a very colourful & eye catching 66 mural, easily viewable from the Mother Road in Catoosa, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/28/2016

last visited: 7/28/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadGallup Cultural Center - Gallup, New Mexico, USA.

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The statues of an Indian Chief & USMC Navajo Code Talker are located in a large plaza at the Gallup Cultural Center. A Museum & Roadside Attraction of significant interest, standing alongside Historic US. Route 66. In Gallup, New Mexico.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 7/28/2016

last visited: 7/30/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadNational Route 66 Museum - Elk City, Oklahoma, USA.

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Visit exhibits from all eight States that the Mother Road passes through, in the 'National Route 66 Museum' Located at the Old Town Museum complex, Elk City a Route 66 town from the get-go. Oklahoma.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/28/2016

last visited: 7/28/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadTimber Creek Bridge - Route 66 - Elk City, Oklahoma, USA.

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A through Truss Bridge over Timber Creek built to carry the Mother Road in 1926 & still currently in use. One of the few places you can drive on the original Historic Route 66 roadbed. Located on I-40 Frontage Road, Elk City, to Sayre, Oklahoma.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/28/2016

last visited: 7/28/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadThe 'Y' Service Station - Route 66 - Clinton, Oklahoma, USA

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What Route 66 had brought in the 1930's, it could also take away. By 1956, traffic on 10th Street was so congested that the Mother Road was realigned. The new alignment bypassed the vintage 'Y' Service Station & Café, resulting in its closure.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/28/2016

last visited: 7/28/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother Road100th Meridian Museum - Route 66 - Erick, Oklahoma, USA.

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100th Meridian Museum - Dedicated to the disputed international & later the State boundary between Oklahoma & Texas. The Museum is located alongside Historic Route 66, through the small town of Erick, Oklahoma.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/28/2016

last visited: 7/28/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadOne Room Jail - Route 66 - Texola, Oklahoma, USA.

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Texola is the last town in Oklahoma as you travel towards Texas on Route 66. Most of the Town is completely abandoned, the tiny Jail has not been used for decades, now a roadside attraction, in this virtual ghost town of Texola, Oklahoma.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/28/2016

last visited: 7/28/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadStovall Theatre - Route 66 - Sayre, Oklahoma, USA.

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The Stovall Theatre opened in June 1950 & entertained Mother Road travellers for decades, until the opening of the Interstate caused its demise. The Stovall built alongside an old alignment of US-66 which passed through downtown Sayre, Oklahoma.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/28/2016

last visited: 7/28/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadStafford Air & Space Museum - Route 66 - Weatherford, Oklahoma, USA.

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Thomas P Stafford Airport. Air & Space Museum. A Smithsonian Affiliate Museum, featuring Aviation & Aerospace artefacts. A must visit if you are tripping the Mother Road. Located near the Interstate & Old Route 66 in Weatherford, Oklahoma.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/28/2016

last visited: 7/28/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWill Rogers Highway Marker - Route 66 - Clinton, Oklahoma. USA.

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Will Rogers Highway - Historic Marker - This monument symbolizes the greatness of the man and his memorial that is now etched in the history of Route 66 & the Highway named after him. located in Clinton, Oklahoma.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/28/2016

last visited: 7/28/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadKobel's Gas Station - Route 66 - Foss, Oklahoma, USA.

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Kobel's Place Gas Station stands, overgrown by trees, alongside the Mother Road, & near the Interstate, that caused its demise. Another Route 66 ghost of times past. Located in the ghostly Town of Foss, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/28/2016

last visited: 7/28/2016

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