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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 RoadOld trails Museum - Route 66 - Winslow, Arizona, USA.[

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Old Trails Museum - Standing on the corner in Winslow, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/19/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadNob Hill Court -- Albuquerque NM

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One of the 1930s-vintage Auto Courts now renovated and repurposed along old Route 66.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/19/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadSunshine Station -- Adrian TX

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Like the Pixar movie Cars? Then be sure atop in to the Sunshine Station, a cute restored vintage gas station alongside Route 66 just a few dozen feet off the Route 66 Midpoint.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/17/2014

last visited: 8/19/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRex Museum - Route 66 - Gallup, New Mexico, USA.

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Gallup Historical Museum - Known as the 'Rex Museum' its the place to go if you want to research the area, It's Indian history or want to know more about Route 66 and how it affected Gallup.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/17/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRed Garter - Route 66 - Williams, Arizona.

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The Red Garter Bakery & Inn - "Celebrating more than 100 years of personal service" since 1897, Located alongside Route 66, in Williams, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/12/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRod's Steak House - Route 66 - Williams, Arizona, USA

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Rod's Steak House, established 1946, during the heyday of Route 66, celebrates 70 years of excellent cuisine and service, and still going strong. Rod's Neon Steer's and restaurant are an iconic feature along The Mother Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/12/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadJoe & Aggie's Cafe - Holbrook, Arizona, USA.

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Joe & Aggie's Cafe a Mexican institution famous for its chilli. The Café was one of the locations along Route 66 visited by John Lasseter, that he drew his inspiration for the Disney Pixar Movie Cars. Located in Holbrook, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/8/2014

last visited: 5/21/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadSultana Bar - Route 66 - Williams, Arizona, USA.

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The Sultana Bars, One of the city's longest lasting, & most loved, locations. Voted one of the best bars in the USA. The Sultana Bar and Theatre share this building have been a local hotspot since the 1920s in Williams, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/7/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWest Theatre - Route 66 - Grants, New Mexico, USA

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This tiny lonely theatre, alongside Historic Route 66, has a gorgeous retro, Googie style, Neon sign, with a flashing Star, that has been attracting Route 66 travellers since 1959. West Theatre is located in Grants, New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/5/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 Motel - Route 66, Barstow, California.

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Route 66 Motel- Opened in 1922, One of the great places to stop along Route 66 - Its claim to fame: A step back in History with antique cars to photograph and 'round beds' for a quiet night sleep. Located in Barstow, California.

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location: California

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWelcome Sculpture - Route 66, Grants, New Mexico, USA.

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A detailed metal sculpture celebrating Grants, Route 66, and Uranium Mining history. Topped by a large Zia Zia which is the New Mexico state symbol. A great photo opportunity & history lesson for present day Historic Route 66 travellers.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadMonterey Motel - Route 66 - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

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Monterey Motel - Non Smokers Motel has a gorgeous neon sign, with a 50s style retro look, but a modern message. Located alongside Historic Route 66, and still serving travellers getting their kicks on 66.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadKiMo - Route 66 - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

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Probably the city's best known landmark. The KiMo Theatre a Pueblo Deco picture palace, Entertaining Route 66 travellers since 1927. located on Central Avenue, AKA as Historic Route 66, in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: 8/19/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadDog House - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

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The Dog House Drive-In, You know you've arrived at The Dog House when you see a giant neon Dachshund sign eating a neon hot dog & wagging its neon tail, perched atop a tiny shack off Route 66.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: 7/27/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 - El Camino Trail - Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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As you drive Historic Route 66, you are sometimes driving even older trails. The official American Byways scenic Highway known as the El Camino Real. The 1598 trail runs from Socorro to Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 - Santa Fe Trails Momument - Santa Fe, New Mexico.[

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This Marker commemorates Historic Route 66, One of series of trail monuments, marking several other iconic ancient trails that used to lead to and from Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadNew Mexico History Museum - Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Palace of the Governors built in 1610 as Spain's seat of government for what is today the American Southwest. The building now houses the New Mexico History Museum, today it chronicles the history of Santa Fe, & New Mexico.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadLa Fonda - Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.

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'Route 66' passed through, the center of Santa Fe, following the old Santa Fe Trail until 1937. La Fonda an American Historic Hotel, is a must visit icon, for travellers on any of the historic trails passing into or through Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadForked Lightning Ranch & Trading Post - Pecos, New Mexico, USA.

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Kosloski's Historic Stagecoach Stop and Trading Post was an important stop on the Santa Fe Trail. Now a Route 66, Visitor Center for the National Park & Forked Lightning Ranch. These properties were once owned by Actress Greer Garson.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadSilver Moon - Santa Rosa, New Mexico, USA.

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Silver Moon - A Route 66 Landmark, Drive in Eatery, A must stop Iconic Restaurant for thousands of Historic Route 66 travellers. Located in Santa Rosa, New Mexico.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 - Pecos Valley - Santa Fe County, New Mexico.

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Historic Route 66 (1926 to 1937) alignment, followed the Santa Fe Trail along the River Pecos Valley, through the Glorieta Pass, and on into Santa Fe. This waymark is located in the Pecos National Historical Park, Santa Fe County, New Mexico.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: 5/17/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 - Turquoise Trail - Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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As you drive Historic Route 66, you are sometimes driving even older trails. The official American Byways scenic Highway known as the 'Turquoise Trail' also runs between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: 5/18/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadMuseum of Contempory Native Art - Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Museum & Educational center dedicated to Native American contemporary art plus history & culture. Located in the Central Downtown area of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: 5/18/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadSt. Francis Cathedral - Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi - A must visit site of significant interest for many travellers on the Santa Fe Trail, Pecos, and El Camino Real Trails, & in 1926 to 1937 Route 66 passed through central downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: 5/17/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadMr D's Classic Diner - Route 66 - La Verne, California, USA.

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50's Style Classic Diner - The distinctive building represents a stunning piece of period architecture. Mr D's has been feeding customers, from the La Verne area, California, and Historic Route 66 travellers since 1978.

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location: California

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: never

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