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What are the superlatives of Route 66 as Paul and I saw it?
Well, let us list them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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…