Archive For The “California” Category

Superlatives

By |

Superlatives

What are the superlatives of Route 66 as Paul and I saw it?

Well, let us list them.

Read more »

Lessons Learned

By |

Lessons Learned

After a trip of this magnitude, we have lessons to share. The lessons learned are categorized below. We hope this serves as a guide to others.

Read more »

Reaching the End

By |

Reaching the End

It’s a bittersweet feeling knowing we are reaching the end.  Here we are.  We’ve been on the road since Labor Day (Route 66 since 9/5/2017), and now we’ve reached the end.

Read more »

Longest Day

By |

Longest Day

This was our longest day yet.  We got up at the crack of dawn, drove to the desert, and photographed the sunrise.  Our location – Cool Springs Station.  It is just outside Oatman, Arizona.

Read more »

Casting Call

By |

Casting Call

This is sort of a casting call. Paul and I are looking for people to photograph as we travel Route 66. You don’t have to be a professional model. In fact, you don’t have to be a model at all.

Read more »

Before Decommissioning

By |

Before Decommissioning

This video shows portions of Route 66 before decommissioning. The video is an hour and 45 minutes long, but it presents a good overview of Route 66. It’s worth watching…

Read more »

Steinbeck

By |

Steinbeck

Were you aware that John Steinbeck mentions Route 66 in the Grapes of Wrath?

Read more »

Goodbye 2016

By |

Goodbye 2016

It’s goodbye to 2016, and tomorrow we say hello to 2017. 2017 ‘s big resolution for these photographers is to drive Route 66 from Chicago to L.A.

Read more »

Surface Streets

By |

Surface Streets

Surface Streets What I wrote about decommissioning Route 66 leads us to a discussion about surface streets.  Like most U.S. Highways, Route 66 (the former U.S. Highway 66) was never a freeway.  Today, sections of Route 66 are simply surface streets. In cities like Chicago, St. Louis and Oklahoma City are examples where Route 66…

Read more »

Birthday Girl

By |

Birthday Girl

I’m reminded of a birthday girl today. The first time I ever drove I think my daughter Crystali got as much of a kick as I did. We had visited the Grand Canyon, but I think she had more fun on Route 66 than she did at the canyon.

Read more »