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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 RoadCowboy Motel - Route 66 - Amarillo, Texas, USA.

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Once common alongside Route 66, a Neon sign on a hotel that is open for business, alas the sign has lost its Neon tubes. The baggy pants Cowboy sign & motel has been standing for decades, & still open, in Amarillo, Texas.

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location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadField of Peace - Hwy 66, Conway, Texas, USA.

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Alongside Route 66, on the open plain is a 'Field of Peace' featuring Peace Symbols & Text. Located near the Ghost Town of Conway, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 in Amarillo - Historic Marker - Texas, USA.

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Route 66 was important in the development of the Downtown District in Amarillo, the only large urban city on the Texas route of the Mother Road. In 1994 the area was listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadHistoric 6th Street - Route 66 - Amarillo, Texas, USA.

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Route 66 was important in the development of Sixth Street and the San Jacinto area in Amarillo, which was the only large urban city on the Texas route. In 1994 the area was listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadShell Gas Station - Route 66 - Conway, Texas, USA.

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"Ethyl Doesn't Live Here Anymore" Historic Route 66 - Abandoned Shell, truck & Auto service Station. Looks like another casualty of the Interstate. located in the Ghost town of Conway, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoosters Rest - Route 66 - Vega, Texas, USA.

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Roosters Rest (Short for Roosters Restaurant I guess) A Mexican hole in the wall type café. A former Shell gas service station, standing alongside Route 66 in Oldham County the midpoint of the Mother Road, Vega, Texas.

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location: Texas

date approved: 10/29/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadHickory Inn Cafe - Route 66 - Vega, Texas, USA.

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Hickory Inn Cafe, Country style Texas Cafe alongside Route 66. A family friendly restaurant located on Hwy 66 in Vega, TX.

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location: Texas

date approved: 10/29/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadBritten Water Tower - Route 66 - Groom, Texas, USA.

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Wow a really cool Water Tower - Britten USA, Leaning Water Tower looks as if its about to fall over. Still standing alongside Route 66 & I-40 Located in Groom, Texas.

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location: Texas

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadFranciscan Lodge - Route 66 - Grants, New Mexico, New Mexico, USA.

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Franciscan Lodge, opened in 1950 between the Mother Road, & the Santa Fe rail track. The Franciscan used to have 2 iconic neon signs. Alas current Route 66 travellers only get to see the remaining, so called flat sign. Located in Grants, New Mexico

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadPat's Lounge - Route 66 - Grants, New Mexico, USA.

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Pat's Lounge, sits empty & unused, alongside Historic Route 66. The oversized Neon sign, in need of some TLC. Another Iconic sign, that awaits refurbishment in Grants, New Mexico,

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadUranium Museum - Route 66 - Grants, New Mexico, USA.

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The Uranium Mining Museum, Mother Road Visitor Center, & Chamber of trade are located alongside Historic Route 66, that runs through the heart of this small town, once known as 'The Uranium Capitol of the World' Grants, New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/9/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoarin 20's - Route 66 - Grants, New Mexico, USA.

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The Roarin' 20's Sign stands proudly, where the not so roaring now, Speak Easy, Bar & grill, once stood, alongside the Mother Road, in Grants, New Mexico.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/9/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadOwl Rock - Route 66 - Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico, USA.

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The Mother road twists & turns around rock formations, that the builders of the 4 lane interstate just blasted into extinction. The most famous of those remaining is Owl Rock. Situated alongside Old Route 66, approx 2 miles from Laguna, New Mexico.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadHighest Point - Route 66 - Continental Divide, New Mexico, USA.

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The Continental Divide at this location is the highest point on Route 66 with an elevation of 7,263 feet. All rain that falls to the left of this location flows into the Pacific, & to the right it flows into the Atlantic, thousands of miles away.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/8/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadDon Francisco Cuervo Y Valdes - Route 66 - Albuquerque, NM.

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A larger than life bronze sculpture of 'Don Francisco Cuervo y Valdes' The sculpture stands at the entrance to the historic district of Old Town Albuquerque. He is credited with the founding of the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/7/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadEl Rancho Hotel - Route 66 - Gallup, New Mexico, USA.

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The El Rancho Hotel was built in 1937 and is located on Route 66 in Gallup NM. Numerous Hollywood movie stars, making Westerns on location in the Arizona desert, have stayed at the El Rancho Hotel.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/7/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadOld Route 66 Roadbed -- Petrified Forest National Monument, AZ

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A glimpse of the Mother Road in a National Park

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location: Arizona

date approved: 9/21/2014

last visited: 9/22/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadLa Posada -- Winslow AZ

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La Posada is a historic hotel complex, composed of one of Mary Colter's finest buildings. It is a true jewel of the American passenger rail era on US 66 in Winslow AZ.

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location: Arizona

date approved: 9/21/2014

last visited: 6/15/2007

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadR. M. Bruchman Indian Traders -- Winslow AZ

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All that remains of the famous R. J. Bruchman Indian Trader business on Route 66 is its ghost sign. The store closed in the 1980s, after the US 66 was dropped from the Federal highway system and the I-40 bypassed downtown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/21/2014

last visited: 9/22/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWestern Hills Motel -- Flagstaff AZ

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The awesome neon sign for the Western Hills Motel is a beacon for weary travelers on old US 66 on the east side of Flagstaff

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location: Arizona

date approved: 9/7/2014

last visited: 9/7/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadStagecoach 66 Motel -- Seligman AZ

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Can't miss the towering sign for the Stagecoach 66 Motel -- oh! And there's Betty Boop too!

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location: Arizona

date approved: 9/7/2014

last visited: 9/7/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadOld Route 66 Bridge -- E of Seligman AZ

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This old Route 66 bridge over the Santa Fe RR may have been abandoned, but the bridge still has a painted highway marker for the Mother Road on its eastern end.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/7/2014

last visited: 9/7/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadOriginal Roadbed -- E of Seligman AZ

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A segment of original Route 66 roadbed in unincorporated Yavapai County AZ, E of Seligman

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/7/2014

last visited: 9/7/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadOriginal Roadbed -- Seligman AZ

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The old 9-foot wide crumbling original roadbed of Route 66 peeks out at this spot --

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/7/2014

last visited: 9/7/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadSupai Motel -- Seligman AZ

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The historic Supai Motel in Seligman AZ is a Route 66 mainstay for weary travelers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/7/2014

last visited: 9/7/2014

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