Original Historic Route 66 Outside of Pontiac, IL
A portion of the original pavement from Historic Route 66 still exists near Pontiac, Ilinois
Wall Murals in Pontiac, IL on Historic Route 66
These wall murals adorn buildings in Pontiac, IL which is located along Historic Route 66.
Colorful Adirondack Chairs in Front of Old Red Wooden Building
Four colorful Adirondack-style chairs sit in front of an old red wooden building.
Debby Funk of Funk's Grove Maple Sirup
Debby Funk always has a smile for her customers as she makes and sells some of the best maple "sirup" in the country. Debby's company is located in Funk's Grove, IL.
President Lincoln"s Home in Springfield, IL
President Abraham Lincoln's Home in Springfield, IL.
Presiden Lincoln's Tomb
The bronze bust of President Lincoln and his tomb in Springfield, IL.
Presiden Lincoln's Marble Sarcophagus
President Abraham Lincoln's sarcophagus inside his tomb complex in Springfield, IL. He is buried 10 ft. below this spot.
Soulsby's Service Station on Historic Route 66 in Mt. Olive, IL
Soulsby's Service Station has been restored to its glory in Mt. Olive, IL on Historic Route 66.
Chain of Rocks Bridge over the Mississippi River
Detail of the Chain of Rocks Bridge, which contained the original Route 66 between Illinois and Missouri near St. Louis.
Walking the Chain of Rocks Bridge
A lone w/m middle-aged, walks east on the Chain of Rocks Bridge over the Mississippi Rive between Illinois and Missouri.
Wagon Wheel Motel on Historic Route 66
The Wagon Wheel Motel on Historic Route 66 in Cuba, Missouri is the oldest motel in continuous business on Route 66.
Munger Moss Motel on Historic Route 66
The Munger-Moss Motel on Historic Route 66 in Lebanon, Missouri.
Mickey Mantle Statue & Monument
The Mickey Mantle statue, monument and stadium are located in Commerce, Oklahoma, Mantle's hometown along Historic Route 66.
Original 9 Ft. Pavement of Route 66 west of Miami, OK is called "The Sidewalk"
This original 9 ft. wide cement pavement is part of the original Route 66 and is in the countryside just west of Miami, OK.
Packard Automobile Detail
Detail from an antique Packard automobile in Afton, Oklahoma on Historic Route 66.
Antique Automotive Paraphenalia
Fan belts, cables and other antique Packard equipment hang on a wall in Afton, Oklahoma On Historic Route 66.
Round Red Barn
A red, round barn is found along Historic Route 66 in Arcadia, Oklahoma.
Thirty-nine Span, William H. Murray Bridge
A 38-span, William H. Murray, pony truss bridge is located just west of El Reno, Oklahoma, near old Bridgeport, on Historic Route 66.
Fields of Yellow Canola
Yellow canola dominates the landscape in this spring scene from the Oklahoma countryside.
Inside of Historic Diner
The inside of an historic diner sits on the grounds of the Route 66 Museum in Clinton, OK.
Tiny Valentine Manufactured Route 66 Diner
Historic Windmills in Clinton Oklahoma
An historic variety of windmills are on display in Clinton, OK.
The Tower Station & U-Drop In Cafe in Shamrock Texas on Historic Route 66
The Tower Station and the U-Drop In Cafe are located on a corner in Shamrock, TX
Leaning Water Tower of Groom Texas
The famous Leaning Water Tower of Groom Texas can be seen next to I-40 and on Historic Route 66.
The Famous Big Texan Restaurant
The famous Big Texan restaurant in Amarillo, Texas serves up 72 oz. steaks for free if you can eat it within an hour along Historic Route 66.
Cadillac Ranch in Amarillo
The Cadillac Ranch can been seen just west of Amarillo Texas. The owner encourages painting the planted Cadillacs with paint and for individuals to express themselves.
Tucumcari Trading Post
Various trucks, signs, antique gas pumps and much other memoribilia are scattered across the grounds of the Tucumcari Trading Post in Tucumcari, NM.
Blu Swallow Motel Tucumcari New Mexico
The blues of the sky and sign accent the old and historic Blue Swallow Motel in Tucumcari, NM. Each room at the motel has an automobile garage next to it.
Native Americans Selling Their Wares in Santa Fe
Native American artists seel their wares from blankets just off the main square in Santa Fe, NM.
Native American Ruins in Bandalero National Monument in New Mexico
Native American ruins or cave homes, kivas, adobe walls and wall art, dot the canyon in Bandalero National Monument in NM.
Route 66 Cafe Albuquerque, NM
Interior details of the Route 66 Cafe in Albuquerque, NM.
Historic El Ranco Hotel in Gallup, NM
Interior details of the historic El Rancho Hotel in Gallup, NM.
Exterior details of the historic El Rancho Hotel in Gallup, NM.
Adobe Building Detail
Detail of a building constructed of adobe in Painted Desert National Park.
Abandoned 1931 Studebaker Sedan in the Petrified Forest National Park/Painted Desert Along the former path of Route 66
An abandoned and rusted automobile sits on display at the site of where Route 66 used to be in the Painted Desert & Petrified Forest National Park.
Indian Paint Brush Blooming in Petrified Forest National Park
The Indian Paintbrush bloom in the spring in the Petrified Forest National Park.
Collared lizard sits on a piece of petrified wood in Petrified Forest National Park.
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