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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 RoadVintage Route 66 Gas Station - Glendora, California, USA.

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Vintage, 1930s, Historic Route 66, Gas station, serving Mother Road trippers to this day. A modern canopy covers the pumps. The Art Deco building houses the cashier & food mart, alongside Route 66, in Glendora, California, USA.

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location: California

date approved: 2/21/2018

last visited: 2/21/2018

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadCalifornia Route 66 Museum - Route 66 - Victorville, California, USA.

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The Official California State 'Route 66 Museum' Home of the 'Hulaville Collection' The Museum is located in Victorville. Itself in a historic building, a former roadhouse called the 'Red Rooster' made famous by the Movie 'The Jazz Singer' Location: California, United States

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 2/20/2018

last visited: 2/20/2018

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadMcDonald's Museum - Route 66 - San Bernardino, California, USA.

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This is the site of the original McDonald's restaurant, opened in 1948 by Richard and Maurice McDonald. The restaurant is no longer operational but houses a Route 66 museum. Located in San Bernardino, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 2/19/2018

last visited: 2/20/2018

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 & Frontier Military - Historic Byways - End - Kansas, USA.[edit]

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Historic Route 66 clips the corner of Kansas State & is 13 miles of well signed tripping. The Frontier Military Byway travels 168 miles, North/South through Kansas. Both Historic Byways End on the same road at the Kansas/Oklahoma border.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 2/16/2018

last visited: 2/19/2018

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadGreetings From Galena - Historic Route 66 - Kansas, USA.

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A stunning Route 66 Kodak moment - Features a large mural constructed with over 400, square ceramic tiles depicting this mining town’s visitor attractions & its links to the Mother Road. Located alongside Historical Route 66, in Galena, Kansas.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 2/16/2018

last visited: 2/19/2018

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWestern Motel - Route 66 - Bethany, Oklahoma, USA.

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An old motel Neon sign, much photographed by Route 66 trippers, The large iconic sign, stands alongside the Mother Road, in front of the Western Motel, a typical motor court Motel that is said to be at risk of closing. Located in Bethany, Oklahoma.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: 2/19/2018

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadOasis Motel - Route 66 - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.

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A historic Route 66 - Is this Oasis a mirage? An old Motor Court, Motel with a classic Googie Neon sign, pointing towards the 'Oasis Motel' Welcoming you to Tulsa alongside the Mother Road through, Oklahoma, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/13/2018

last visited: 2/19/2018

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRanger Motel - Route 66 - El Reno, Oklahoma, USA.

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A large Neon marquee sign in front of the 'Ranger Motel' an old motor court motel, typical of the Neon signs & motels, that are now dissapearing from Historic Route 66. Located in El Reno, Oklahoma, USA.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/12/2018

last visited: 2/19/2018

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadPalomino Motel - Route 66 -Tucumcari, New Mexico, USA.

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The Palomino Motel - A latecomer to the Mother Road, opened in the early 50s. The original Neon sign is in a Las Vegas museum. The current & much larger Neon marquee has stood alongside Historic Route 66 In Tucumcari, New Mexico, for over 60 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 2/9/2018

last visited: 2/19/2018

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWestern View Diner – Route 66 - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

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the Western View Diner & Steakhouse has been feeding hungry US-66 travelers since 1941. Today modern tourists, locals & Route 66 trippers passing along Central Avenue, still enjoy its hospitality & colorful Neon signs in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 2/9/2018

last visited: 2/19/2018

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

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This vintage 40's Mother Road 'Westward Ho Motel' has an iconic Neon sign featuring a Saguaro Cactus. Located on Central Avenue, better known as Historic Route 66, Alburquerque, New Mexico.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 2/7/2018

last visited: 2/19/2018

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadLa Mesa Motel - Route 66 - Santa Rosa, New Mexico, USA.

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La Mesa Motel has a Googie Neon sign still attracting guests to this old Mother Road, motor court style motel, typical of the 50's. Located alongside Historic Route 66 in Santa Rosa, New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 2/4/2018

last visited: 2/5/2018

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 Museum - Lebanon, Missouri, USA.

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Route 66 only ran through Lebanon for 32 years, and it's been gone since 1957. The Route 66 Museum records the history of those former days to the modern tourists & trippers getting their kicks on 66, as they pass through Lebanon, Missouri, USA.

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location: Missouri

date approved: 2/2/2018

last visited: 2/5/2018

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadGateway Arch - Route 66 - St.Louis, Missouri, USA.

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St. Louis Arch - A not to be missed Route 66 attraction. One of the World's amazing structures. The Gateway Arch is surrounded by Current, Historic, & Old US-66 Routes. Located next to the Mississippi River, in downtown St. Louis, Missouri.

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location: Missouri

date approved: 1/31/2018

last visited: 1/8/2018

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadBeckham County Courthouse - Route 66 - Sayre, Oklahoma, USA.

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Beckham County Courthouse - Famous for its appearance in the movie Grapes of Wrath. Thousands of family's in depression-era dust bowl, set out for California along the Mother Road. The Courthouse is located alongside Route 66, in Sayre Oklahoma.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/30/2017

last visited: 12/6/2017

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

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Anadarko Basin Museum Of Natural History - Housed in the old Casa Grande Hotel, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1995. Located alongside The Mother road in Elk City, Oklahoma.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/22/2017

last visited: 11/25/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadBurma Shave Signs - Route 66 - California, USA.

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The Burma Shave signs were common sights on the highways & byways of America from 1925 to 1963. Many of these signs were evident as you travel along the 2,400 miles of Route 66 - These are modern replacements, this set near Bannock, California, USA.

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location: California

date approved: 9/28/2017

last visited: 11/3/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadArrowood Trading Post - Route 66 - Catoosa, Oklahoma, USA.

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The former 'Chief Wolf Robe Hunt Trading Post' established in the 1950s, A Cafe & Curio Store selling Tribal Silver & Art, to 66 travellers. Renamed Arrowood Trading Post in 1990, located opposite the Blue Whale, Historic Route 66. Catoosa, Oklahoma

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/27/2017

last visited: 11/3/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWest Winds Motel - Route 66 - Erick, Oklahoma, USA.

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The legendary, West Winds Motel & Neon - Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Sadly the Bucking Bronco Neon is now a bitter remnant of what was once a legend shining brightly alongside Historic Route 66, in Erick, Oklahoma.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/26/2017

last visited: 11/3/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadService Stations along Route 66 - El Reno, OK

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Using two local El Reno service stations as an example, we see how Route 66 developed and maintained an economic benefit to local communities along its route.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/23/2017

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWill Rogers Highway Marker - Route 66 - Hydro, 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 near Provine / Hamon Station, Hydro, Oklahoma.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/16/2017

last visited: 9/17/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadBethany 1920 to 1950 - Route 66 Mural - Bethany, Oklahoma, USA.

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Mural depicting local scenes & businesses from Bethany's early days, when Route 66 was in its heyday. The mural is displayed on the Side of a Mexican Restaurant alongside the Mother Road In Bethany, Oklahoma.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/12/2017

last visited: 9/12/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadCrossroads of America - Route 66 Mural - El Reno, Oklahoma, USA.

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This Route 66 mural commemorates the city's role as the Crossroads of America. The Artwork is at the intersection of two historic highways, the Old Chisholm Trail (US.81) & Route 66.(US.66) Located in El Reno, Oklahoma, United States of America.

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location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/11/2017

last visited: 9/12/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadPow Wow Trading Post - Route 66 - Holbrook, Arizona, USA.

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The POW WOW Trading Post features a large imposing sign. As Route 66 has changed over the years so has this business. In the days of the Mother Road, the sign displayed the words MOTEL where the words ROCKS now appear. Located in Holbrook, Arizona.

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location: Arizona

date approved: 9/3/2017

last visited: 9/12/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadDesert Skies Motel - Route 66 - Gallup, New Mexico, USA.

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The Desert Skies Motel opened as the Desert Skies Motor Hotel in 1959. The Skies text sign with white Neon tube's & incandescent red lamps, still shines alongside Historic Route 66, in Gallup, New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 9/1/2017

last visited: 9/12/2017

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