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Historic Route 66 - The Mother Road

Christine Till

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Historic Route 66 - The Mother Road


Christine Till


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The charm, the history, and the atmosphere that make up "The Mother Road" bring travelers from all over the world to experience America the way it should be experienced - down a stretch of highway where "anything goes" is literal.

￿Route 66 is 2448 miles long. (about 4000 km)
￿Route 66 starts in Chicago, and ends in L.A. (Santa Monica).
Some people think driving it in the opposite direction is historically wrong, but it's mainly a lot harder as all available documentation goes the "right" way.
￿Route 66 crosses 8 states and 3 time zones.
￿Route 66 was commissioned in 1926, picking up as many as possible bits and pieces of existing road.
￿In 1926 only 800 miles of Route 66 were paved. Only in 1937 Route 66 got paved end-to-end.
￿Route 66 is also know as "The Mother Road", "The Main Street of America" and "The Will Rogers Highway".
￿During all of its life, Route 66 continued to evolve, leaving many abandoned stretches of concrete, still waiting to be found by the more adventurous traveler.
￿In 1985 Route 66 was officially decommissioned, but for daily use it was replaced far earlier by the Interstates.
￿You can only drive parts of Route 66 these days... it has been replaced by the interstate highways I-55, I-44, I-40, I-15 and I-10, but still a surprisingly high amount of old road is waiting to be found by the more adventurous traveler.
As old Route 66 doesn't appear on modern maps anymore, one needs a good description before heading out on the old 2-lane highway.

Route 66 is one of the essential icons of America. It represents a different things to different people, but Freedom and the Loneliness of the American heartland are always a common theme.


August 5th, 2013


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