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Re: Your best RT 66 pictures
« Reply #60 on: September 10, 2021, 03:52:49 PM »
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Yes...Allen Street in Tombstone...."The Town..... "Too Tough To Die...."

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Did the route 66 museum, followed 66 over Unforgettable Sitgreaves Pass to Oatman.
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Re: Your best RT 66 pictures
« Reply #61 on: September 10, 2021, 06:53:25 PM »
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Re: Your best RT 66 pictures
« Reply #62 on: September 10, 2021, 07:47:18 PM »
We've been to 3/4 of those places traveling in a rusted out dodge caravan that we used for a camper. Worked great for camping in COE, national forest, blm and a few rest stops and parking lots when camping plans failed, for 40K miles. Setup was gathering wood and getting out the stoves and chairs, so morning cleanup was quick and easy.

edit: Oh, and a few miles west of cadilac ranch we had a tire blow out on 66. The spare was securely rusted in place. Some guy pulled up and helped me hammer and pry until it came loose about an hour later. Lots of good people out there.

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Re: Your best RT 66 pictures
« Reply #63 on: September 15, 2021, 09:43:28 AM »
Only Route 66 related pic I have....


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Re: Your best RT 66 pictures
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Re: Your best RT 66 pictures
« Reply #64 on: September 15, 2021, 10:21:14 AM »
Only Route 66 related pic I have....



Did you take the tour at the Shiner factory?  Nice racer!
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Re: Your best RT 66 pictures
« Reply #65 on: September 15, 2021, 11:51:30 AM »



My brother in Law's band used to play in this bar. I guess it's still closed down.
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Re: Your best RT 66 pictures
« Reply #66 on: September 15, 2021, 12:23:24 PM »
I've stayed at both the El Rancho in Gallup and the Wig-Wam in Holbrook.  What they don't tell you is both back up to a very busy train yard.  Lot's of noise all night long.  Unless you are a very heavy sleeper, take a few pictures and find somewhere else to spend the night.

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Re: Your best RT 66 pictures
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Re: Your best RT 66 pictures
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Murals from East 11th Street Tulsa, OK original route of US-66. The gentleman pictured in the third pic is Curtis Avery, considered by many to be the 'father' of Route 66.

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Re: Your best RT 66 pictures
« Reply #69 on: September 15, 2021, 03:33:59 PM »
I've stayed at both the El Rancho in Gallup and the Wig-Wam in Holbrook.  What they don't tell you is both back up to a very busy train yard.  Lot's of noise all night long.  Unless you are a very heavy sleeper, take a few pictures and find somewhere else to spend the night.

Both of those towns are on the BNSF (Santa Fe) Southern TransCon.  Busiest in the country.  Several trains per hour, 24/7.  Double Stack container trains running both ways.  As a railfan, I love that.  But, i can see where an unsuspecting person would not.  LOL! 
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Re: Your best RT 66 pictures
« Reply #70 on: September 17, 2021, 10:40:20 AM »
Did you take the tour at the Shiner factory?  Nice racer!

PJPR1...I was drinking Bock long before it ever showed up on the national scene.  For no particular reason I fly down to SA about every 4-5 years, get a rental and drive the 110 odd miles out to Shiner and the brewery for a solo visit. Almost always around 6 Mar so I can attend the sunrise ceremony in remembrance of the Fall of the Alamo.

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Re: Your best RT 66 pictures
« Reply #71 on: September 18, 2021, 08:18:47 PM »





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Re: Your best RT 66 pictures
« Reply #72 on: September 18, 2021, 08:48:42 PM »
Yes...Allen Street in Tombstone...."The Town..... "Too Tough To Die...."

No mules in the streets of Tombstone.  It's Oatman, Az.

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Re: Your best RT 66 pictures
« Reply #73 on: September 20, 2021, 11:11:08 AM »
Much of Easy Rider was filmed along Rt. 66.  And much of it around Flagstaff, Az.  The cast and crew stayed at Little American while filming.  Attached are pics from the movie and how the locations look today.  The first is the Pine Breeze motel where Capt America and Billy are turned away.  The No Vacancy sign sits in the restaurant/bar at the Harley dealer near by.  The 2nd is the Sacred Mtn Trading Post where they stop to gas up.

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Re: Your best RT 66 pictures
« Reply #74 on: September 20, 2021, 11:31:34 AM »
Nice bit of history there...before and after shots!  Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Your best RT 66 pictures
« Reply #75 on: September 20, 2021, 02:47:48 PM »
Nice bit of history there...before and after shots!  Thanks for sharing.

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