Archive For The “Oklahoma” Category

Day 9 – Fire Station and Railroad

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Day 9 – Fire Station and Railroad

While we were eating lunch, the fire chief invited us to stop and visit the fire station in Galena.  Why not?  It’s not often you’re invited by a town dignitary to come visit.

The fire station is next to the restored old train station.  It’s a double-whammy of a Route 66 stop.

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Day 9 – State to State

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Day 9 – State to State

Day 9 – State to State Day 9 is the day we go from state (Missouri) to state (Kansas) to state (Oklahoma).  It’s odd that Kansas is not represented in the Route 66 Song.  Yet, there are some neat places to see in Kansas.  One of them is Galena. You roll in to Galena, and…

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Superlatives

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Superlatives

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

Well, let us list them.

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Lessons Learned

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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.

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Casting Call

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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.

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Before Decommissioning

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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…

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Surface Streets

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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…

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Get Your Kicks

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Get Your Kicks

When someone mentions Route 66, do you immediately think, “Get your kicks on Route 66”?

If you do, you’re not alone. A lot of people think that.

What’s on Route 66 that justifies the lyrics, “Get your kicks on Route 66”?

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Welcome

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Welcome

Welcome to Route 66! Welcome to our Route 66 Photographer’s website.  We are live! Here is a map to our web site: Home – just as it implies.  That’s our landing page.  You will find the latest blog entries at the bottom of this page. About –  Paul’s and Brent’s biographies. Tour dates – these…

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