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Route 66 Roadside Signs and Advertisements – Book Excerpt Joe Sonderman loves the Mother Highway, America’s Route 66. In this new book, Route 66 Roadside Signs and Advertisements he presents a history of some of the thousands of signs and advertisements that can be found or once were found on Route 66. Joe teamed up […]
Postcards from The Mother Road Across the USA Postcards from Route 66 is a collection of illustrated and photographic postcards of the Mother Road’s hotels, bustling burgs, greasy spoons, and natural wonders, spanning Route 66’s golden age of the 1930s through the mid-1960s. There is perhaps no better visual record of Route 66’s iconic sites […]
Route 66 Adventure Handbook, 4th edition: Photos from the Mother Road By Drew Knowles Traveling old U.S. 66 is the experience of a lifetime. Along the way, you’ll encounter sad, dilapidated ruins, but you’ll also see the results of concerted efforts to make the old highway a tourist attraction again. And of course, there’s a […]
Kick off your shoes, shun the interstate, and travel on Rte 66! By Helena Wahlstrom A word of warning: after traveling down America’s best-loved highway between the pages of Drew Knowles’s “Route 66 Adventure Handbook,” you might find yourself on the road for real. Knowles’s brilliant, genuinely fond account of Route 66, now in its […]
By Connie Maria Westergaard Route 66 is probably the most famous road in the world. No other stretch of asphalt has been the subject matter of so many novels, movies, songs, and television shows. Route 66 is America’s Main Street. And to Europeans like us, it is a symbol of America. But what is all […]
Ann Torrence’s U.S. Highway 89: The Scenic Route to Seven Western National Parks is a beautiful book with lots of gorgeous photographs.
The Essential guidebook to the Glory days of the Old West and Ghost Towns By Phillip Varney and Jim Hinckley Ghost Towns of the West blazes a trail through the dusty crossroads and mossy cemeteries of the American West, including one-time boomtowns in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and […]