February-March 2018 - Road Trip
Part 1 - Route 66 - February 13 thru 25
West End of Route 66 in Santa Monica, CA
Route 66 thru California to Needles
Grand Canyon, AZ
Standin' on a corner in...
Painted Desert and Petrified Forest, AZ
New Mexico - Gallup to Albequeque to Santa Fe
Santa Fe to Taos via Rio Grande and on to Amarillo, TX
Northern Rio Grande, NM
Rio Grande Gorge
Community of Earthship (see wikipedia)
Bridge of Rio Grande Gorge
On to Amarillo
Amarillo, TX to Oklahoma City, OK - rain, snow, ice, 20 degrees - no photos
Oklahoma City to Springfield, MO
Yes, that's frost on the trees!!
Route 66 bridge in Kansas, no longer used
Stamped on the bridge roadway
Operational drive-in theater, closed for the winter
Boots court Motel, Carthage, MO
Springfield to St. Louis, MO - Meramec Caverns
Munger Moss Motel, Lebanon, MO
A few of the dozens of murals in Cuba, MO
Meramec Caverns (see wikipedia)
St. Louis to Joliet, IL to South Elgin, IL
An old section of brick paved roadway
Original roadway, current road is to the left (we're facing South)
Restored Texaco station, Dwight's Welcome Center
Gemini Giant, Launching Pad Restaurant, Wilmington, IL
We paused our Route 66 Trip at Route 30 in Joliet. From there we followed Lincoln Highway (30 and 31) to South Elgin for a break.
East End of Route 66
Adams St, Chicago to Joliet
We drove to downtown Chicago on the tollway and found the East end of Route 66.
We followed it back to where we left it in Joliet, west thru Chicago, Cicero and Berwyn.