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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 RoadDesert Inn - Barstow, CA

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Classic motel on Route 66 in Barstow, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: California

date approved: 5/31/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadDesert Discovery Center - Barstow, CA

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This is the main ranger station, visitor center, and museum for the BLM.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 1/1/2016

last visited: 1/1/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadOld Woman Meteorite - Barstow CA

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This is the second largest in the United States and the first largest in the state of California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 1/1/2016

last visited: 1/1/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadPoorky's BBQ - Barstow, CA

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A small BBQ restaurant with a decorative Route 66 Mural on all sides.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/11/2016

last visited: 7/11/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadBarstow Station - Barstow, CA

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A "train station", but not a train station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/23/2015

last visited: 12/4/2018

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadEl Rancho Motel -- Barstow CA

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The El Rancho Hotel at 112 E Main St on old Rte 66, which has been here since 1944. DO NOT DRIVE IN HERE IT'S NOT SAFE TO VISIT ON-SITE.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/4/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadHistoric Harvey House - Route 66 - Barstow, California, USA.

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Harvey House Railroad Depot - Originally known as the 'Casa del Desierto Hotel' A former 'Harvey House' The building now houses the Chamber of Trade, Tourist Information, & Two Museums. Located in San Bernardino County, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: 3/8/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWestern America Railroad Museum - Route 66 - Barstow, California, USA.

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The 'Western America Railroad Museum' collects, preserves & displays the history of railroading in the Pacific Southwest US. Located in the Harvey House Railroad Depot, Originally known as 'Casa del Desierto' in Barstow, San Bernardino, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: 3/8/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 "Mother Road" Museum - Barstow, California

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Route 66 museum in former railroad station in Barstow, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: California

date approved: 11/14/2008

last visited: 3/8/2016

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadMojave River Valley Museum

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This History Museum, containing exhibits regarding Route 66 through the Mojave River Valley and Barstow, is located at 270 E Virginia Way in Barstow, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 8/22/2013

last visited: 5/5/2012

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: 4/14/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadCasa Loma Motel - Barstow, CA

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Now doing business as The Sunset Inn, the Casa Loma has been around since the late 1940's based on postcards that exist from that time period.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: California

date approved: 5/25/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadVFW Post 2143 Bill Collins Post - Lenwood, CA

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A VFW Post along Route 66 just west of Barstow.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/23/2015

last visited: 8/23/2015

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadDesert Market - Daggett, CA

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Century old general store in Daggett, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: California

date approved: 5/24/2021

last visited: 4/14/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadFout's Garage - Daggett, CA

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Originally located in the borax town of Marion in the 1880's, it was pulled to Daggett in 1896 by a twenty-mule team. It became a livery stable and a garage and auto repair shop and was operated by the Fout brothers from 1946 until the mid 1980s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: California

date approved: 5/24/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadThe Dunes Motel - Lenwood, CA

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Abandoned Route 66 motel complex.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: California

date approved: 5/24/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadPolly Gas sign - Helendale, CA

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Restored gasoline sign from a long defunct brand.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: California

date approved: 5/29/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadHenning Motel - Newberry Springs, CA

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Sign from a former Route 66 motel

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: California

date approved: 5/21/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadBagdad Café - Route 66 Icon - Newberry Springs, California, USA.

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The former Sidewinder Café became the Bagdad Café in 1998 after its fame had spread internationally. The Café was the fictionalized setting of a Novel, TV series, & Movie called Bagdad Café. Located in Newberry Springs, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/17/2014

last visited: 4/14/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWhiting Brothers Dry Creek Service Station - Newberry Springs, CA

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Dating back to 1951 as a service station, it was originally built as Tony's Cafe, an Italian-American restaurant. It functioned as a service station until the early '70's when Route 66 was bypassed by I-40. It is of railroad tie and stucco construction.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: California

date approved: 5/24/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadSage Brush Inn - Route 66 - Helendale, California, USA.

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The Sage Brush Inn - Started life in in the 20's as a lonely gas service station in the Mojave Desert, alongside the National trails Highway, which was renamed US-66 in 1926, It was selling Gas in the name of the Sage Brush Inn until the early 70's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: 4/14/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadBottle Tree Ranch - Route 66 - Oro Grande, California, USA.

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Elmer Long has created a folk art 'Bottle Tree Forest' in the Mojave Desert. Elmer is affectionately known on Route 66 as the 'Bottle Tree Man' His Ranch is located in Oro Grande, Barstow, San Bernardino County, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/19/2014

last visited: 4/14/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadIron Hog Saloon - Route 66 - Oro Grande, California, USA.

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'Iron Hog Saloon' - Formerly the 'Lost Hawg Saloon' Located alongside The National Trails Hwy, Route 66, Oro Grande, California, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: 5/25/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadMotor Inn Auto Court - Oro Grande, CA

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Former Route 66 travel court.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: California

date approved: 5/29/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadOro Grande Garage, Mohawk Service Station and Mini Mart - Oro Grande, CA

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Abandoned Mohawk brand service station and mini mart.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: California

date approved: 5/15/2021

last visited: 4/14/2017

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