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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 RoadThe Plainsman - Holbrook, AZ

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The Plainsman was a coffee shop/dining room on Route 66 in Holbrook, AZ. Long closed, but the classic neon sign still stands in front of the empty restaurant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/26/2021

last visited: 7/2/2021

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadShamrock Motel - Sullivan, MO

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Opened by F. E Dobbs in 1945, the Shamrock was built by a local stonemason in hand-cut Ozark sandstone. It was originally a motel and restaurant, but has since closed.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/26/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadDerby Service Station - St. James, MO

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A 1930's era service station that sits at the SW corner of N Seymour St. and Route 66 in St. James.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/26/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWhiting Brothers gas station - San Fidel, NM

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Abandoned 1940's era Whiting Brothers service station along Route 66 in San Fidel, NM.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: New Mexico

date approved: 5/25/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadCountry Club Court - Albuquerque, NM

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The Country Club Court dates back to 1937 and was one of the first motels on the new alignment of Route 66. It continues to do business today as the 21 Motel.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/25/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadOrlando Motel - Truxton, AZ

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Abandoned motel on Route 66 in Truxton, AZ. The motel has lost the canopy in front of the office and the sign is different, but little else seems to have changed.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/25/2021

last visited: never

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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 RoadThomas Winery El Camino Real Bell - Rancho Cucamonga, CA

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An El Camino Real Bell along Route 66 at the Thomas Winery in Rancho Cucamonga, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/24/2021

last visited: 5/24/2021

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRed Cedar Inn - Pacific, MO

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Owned by the bootlegging Smith Brothers, Bill and James, and opened in 1933 as the Red Cedar Tavern. A restaurant was added in 1935, as well as Mobil gas pumps. The Smith family owned and operated it until it closed in 2005.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/24/2021

last visited: never

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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 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 RoadCarty's Camp - Needles, CA

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Gas station that was part of Bill Carty's and Dick Mansker's Camp Ground and Service Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: California

date approved: 5/24/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadAstro Motel - Pasadena, CA

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The Astro Motel chain opened in 1964 and operates in California, Utah, Arizona and Kansas. The buildings were identified by their "space age" architecture style which incorporated geometric shapes and, in this case, a wing shaped canopy that fronts the street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: California

date approved: 5/24/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadPalms Motel - Needles, CA

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The Palms Motel was built in the 1930's as a cabin court. It was owned by Guy and Orsavella Austin and got its name from the palm trees that surround the property and give it the appearance of a desert oasis. It has most recently operated as a bed & breakfast called The Old Trails Inn.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: California

date approved: 5/24/2021

last visited: never

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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 RoadKiser's "66" Super Service Station - Alanreed, TX

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Two canopy service station built in 1930 for Bradley Kiser at the junction of Route 66 (Main Street) and 3rd Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: Texas

date approved: 5/24/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRanchotel - Amarillo, TX

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Opened in 1940, the Ranchotel is one of the best preserved tourist courts from the Route 66 heyday in Amarillo. It survives today as an apartment building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: Texas

date approved: 5/24/2021

last visited: never

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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 RoadRoute 66 Trailhead Park - Rancho Cucamonga, CA

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A small park along Foothill Blvd. (Route 66) in Rancho Cucamonga, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/24/2021

last visited: 5/24/2021

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRio Pecos Ranch Truck Terminal - Santa Rosa, NM

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Abandoned truck stop on Route 66 in Santa Rosa, NM.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: New Mexico

date approved: 5/24/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadHowdy Hank Trading Post - Joseph City, AZ

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Joseph City, Arizona trading post, long abandoned.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/24/2021

last visited: 4/15/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadFort Courage Trading Post - Houck, AZ

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Abandoned kitschy trading post on Route 66 in Houck, Arizona

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/24/2021

last visited: 4/15/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadGascozark Cafe & Service - Gascozark, MO

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Abandoned restaurant & service station on Route 66.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/22/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadAutomobile Club of Southern California free water well - Essex, CA

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Free water well on Route 66.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: California

date approved: 5/21/2021

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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