Ghost Towns And Roadside Relics Of Route 66

Author: Bruce Wexler
Publisher: Chartwell Books
ISBN: 9780785833093
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Originally paved in the 1920s, Route 66 has been a staple of the American Road Trip through the Great Depression and was a major method of the bootlegging operation.

Ghost Towns Of Route 66

Author: Jim Hinckley
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760338434
Size: 49.66 MB
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Illustrated with gorgeous sepia-tone and color photography, this book tours dozens of ghost towns, rich in stories and history. Explore the beauty and nostalgia of these abandoned communities along America's favorite highway!

Route 66

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Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760351627
Size: 62.90 MB
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"A virtual roadtrip through the highway's legends, stories, people, and funky businesses that are the essence of the Route 66 experience"--

Hidden History Of Kansas

Author: Adrian Zink
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1625858892
Size: 22.94 MB
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Section: Court Documents. Subject: Proceedings, 159–60. Welch, G. Murlin.
Border Warfare in Southeastern Kansas, 1856–1859. Shawnee Mission, KS:
Fowler Printing, 1977. Wexler, Bruce. Route 66: Ghost Towns and Roadside
Relics. London: 185 BiBliography.

Ghost Towns Of Route 66

Author: Jim Hinckley
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760338434
Size: 26.34 MB
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Today, the resurgent interest in Route 66 has stemmed the decline and has
served as a catalyst for the resurrection of McLean's remaining roadside relics,
including the recently refurbished Phillips 66 station that dates to 1930 and the
Cactus Inn Motel. Less than a dozen miles to the west lies the old town of
Alanreed, another victim of changing times. As of 2001, the population hovered at
fifty residents. The town site in the basin of McClellan Creek six miles north of
present-day ...

Roadside Relics

Author: Will Shiers
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 0760339848
Size: 10.74 MB
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America's Abandoned Automobiles Will Shiers. this picture. ... This tiny desert
community once sat on the path of Route 66 and used to be a bustling little town
and the ideal place for weary travelers to recuperate. However, the path of the
Mother Road was altered in the 1930s, bypassing Goffs forever. The community
should have turned into a ghost town over night, but somehow it managed to beat
the odds and still exists today. building military vehicles for the better part of four
years,.

Route 66 Sightings

Author: Jerry McClanahan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780967748184
Size: 78.89 MB
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This coffee table book defines the Route 66 experience, telling the story of the road through six galleries of stunning photographs, each with its own tale to tell.

Greetings From The Lincoln Highway

Author: Brian Butko
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811743004
Size: 43.53 MB
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Historian Brian Butko follows the highway across 14 states. Memoirs and historic landmarks come to life in full color.

Portrait Of Route 66

Author: T. Lindsay Baker
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780806153414
Size: 15.52 MB
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This book will interest historians of art and design as well as the worldwide audiences of Route 66 aficionados and postcard collectors.

The Route 66 Encyclopedia

Author: Jim Hinckley
Publisher: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 0760340412
Size: 41.26 MB
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McLeanithe last Route 66 town bypassed in Texas, fifteen miles to the west of
Lelaiis another town that stretches the definition of the term “ghost town” with a
population numbered at 782 in 2006. This number is almost half of the peak
reached in 1950 ... Today, the resurgent interest in Route 66 has helped stem the
decline and serves as the primary catalyst for the resurrection or preservation of
some remaining roadside and historic relics. In 2004, a large portion of the
central business ...