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Route 66 - part 5

Our journey had taken us to the outskirts of Missouri to a place called Stanton and the pictures we had taken did come out quite well we are pleased to say. 521 more words

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A Bit of History

In the “Grapes of Wrath”, John Steinbeck proclaimed Route 66 to be the “Mother Road”.  In real life, this road led approximately 200,000 people to California from the ravages of the Great Dust Bowl.1… 187 more words


Route 66 - part 4

Today we are in St Louis for a little look around this lovely place. The Gateway Arch just dominates the skyline at 630ft tall, it even has a tram to take you to the top to look out over the city. 109 more words

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According to the web site, it’s in Glenrio, although when I tagged the photos my GPS clearly indicated Bard. It’s Exit 369, in any event, and if you’re driving east to west or west to east between New Mexico and Texas, it’s a good place to stop, because Exit 369 is where you’ll find Russell’s Truck & Travel Center, home of a 45,000 square foot car museum that is, among other things, free. 769 more words

The View From Here

Route 66 - part 3

The first part of the journey was relaxing once we got going. We saw a sign on our way to the next destination. That sign is the home to American Motor Racing. 259 more words