Route 66 - post your photos before it is ALL gone!

Discussion in 'Photos' started by kickstandsup, Oct 28, 2016.

  1. Beamer Bum

    Beamer Bum Been here awhile

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    My notes list that as the Gasconade River Bridge near Hazelgreen. The Devil's Elbow Bridge over the Big Piney River is built with the same truss design so the picture is one bridge or the other. :thumb
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    cbshaffer Trusting God for Life

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    Route 66 in Sapulpa, Oklahoma... 07 01 2014 v.jpg
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  3. DGarman

    DGarman What could go wrong?

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    I think Oklahoma has the best looking brick buildings along Route 66..... both County buildings and downtown stores.
    Sorry, but I have no idea what cities these buildings are located in..... maybe some locals can identify them.....
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  4. jay547

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    Pic 1 & 2 is Miami. Pic 3 is Sayre. Pic 8 is Stroud. Pic 9 is Bristow.
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  5. DGarman

    DGarman What could go wrong?

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  6. DGarman

    DGarman What could go wrong?

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    Photo Ops in Lebanon MO.....
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  7. jay547

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    Bridge abutments on the historic alignment east of Depew, Oklahoma. This was the route from 1926-1928. The truss was moved to the new alignment in 1928 and was then replaced in 1973.

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    Abandoned section, Depew, Oklahoma.

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    Gas station on the 1926-1928 alignment, Depew, Oklahoma.

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    Motomochila Moto Scientist and time traveler

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    IMG_4435.JPG IMG_4430.JPG IMG_4441.JPG April 2017. Arizona
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  13. Beamer Bum

    Beamer Bum Been here awhile

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    Atlanta Illinois.
    The Illinois Route 66 Association paints Tall Paul.

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    Turbo Ghost Been here awhile

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  15. Beamer Bum

    Beamer Bum Been here awhile

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    Google “muffler men”. They were popular advertising at muffler shops holding, you guessed it, mufflers. Roadsideamerica.com has a section on their website listing locations of hundreds of muffler men.
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  16. Turbo Ghost

    Turbo Ghost Been here awhile

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    I've been aware of the muffler men for many years but, the only other one I've seen in person is the one right down from the Cadillac Ranch in Texas. You'll notice in the link I provided earlier, they rotated his left hand around so they both point upward for better burger handling!
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  17. Beamer Bum

    Beamer Bum Been here awhile

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    Here is Illinois' other giant on Rt 66, the Gemini Giant in Wilmington, Il.

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  18. Beamer Bum

    Beamer Bum Been here awhile

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    Lincoln, Il. The Mill was a restaurant on the mother road. It closed in 1996 and fell into disrepair. After 11 years of fundraising and work by many people, it is now open as a museum and gift shop. Website for the Mill: http://www.savethemill.org/ Thanks to groups like the Preservation Committee of the Illinois Route 66 Association, SOme things will be around for future travelers to see.

    Pictures over the last 10 years.

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    Grand Re-opening Summer 2017.

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    Inside at the re-opening.
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    Menu from The Mill Restaurant.

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    The swinging leg which hung from the ceiling of the restaurant. It is motorized and repaired to function again.

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    Beamer Bum Been here awhile

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    Seligman, Az. Behind the Sno Cap Diner is Juan Delgadillo's garden. Juan was the brother of Angel Delgadillo who started the Arizona Route 66 Association.

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  20. Beamer Bum

    Beamer Bum Been here awhile

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    It is with great sadness that I post these photos. Dawn Patterson of Towanda, Il passed away last week. She turned her 2 car DK Garage into a tribute to Route 66 which she opened to travelers on The Mother Road. This thread is about places on Rt.66 which may fade away, but it is the people on the road who make Route 66 so special. So in remembrance of Dawn I submit photos of the now gone DK Garage in Towanda, Il.

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