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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 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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

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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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoot 66 Mural - Route 66 - Sayre, Oklahoma, USA.

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Root 66 Mural - A night-time desert scene, featuring a representation of the Mother Road. Painted on the side of the Route 66 Bar,(Former Lewis's 66 Cantina) itself standing alongside NE Hwy 66, Sayre, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/25/2017

last visited: 4/1/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadSilver Saddle Motel - Santa Fe, NM

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The Silver Saddle Motel is located on Route 66 in Santa Fe, NM.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: New Mexico

date approved: 12/29/2016

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 - J.H. Hawes Grain Elevator Museum - Atlanta, Illinois, USA.

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This old wooden Grain Elevator is a historic Route 66 landmark attraction, & houses a museum. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Located close to the Mother Road in the center of the small picturesque town of Atlanta, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/25/2016

last visited: 4/1/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 Goodwill - Tulsa, OK, US

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Goodwill Industries of Tulsa store on Southwest Boulevard (aka Route 66)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crazy4horses

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/15/2016

last visited: 1/20/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 Western Gateway Arch - Tulsa, OK, US

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Southwest Boulevard across from the Crystal City shopping center (site of Crystal City Amusement Park).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Crazy4horses

location: Texas

date approved: 12/13/2016

last visited: 12/7/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadStandard Diner - Albuquerque, NM

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This diner was once a gas station on Route 66.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: New Mexico

date approved: 12/10/2016

last visited: never

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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: 11/11/2017

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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: 11/11/2017

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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: 11/11/2017

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