Posts Tagged “Illinois”

Day 4 – Springfield to Saint Louis Continued

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Day 4 – Springfield to Saint Louis Continued

Traveling to Saint Louis continued, we leave the cobblestone highway and we come upon this…

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Day 4 – Springfield to Saint Louis

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Day 4 – Springfield to Saint Louis

Let’s make this clear.  There are two Springfields on Route 66 — Illinois and Missouri.  We’re leaving the one in Illinois heading to Saint Louis, Missouri.  Before we head out we are going to go to Lincoln’s Tomb.

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Day 3 – Beyond Normal

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Day 3 – Beyond Normal

Beyond Normal As we head southwest, beyond Normal, Illinois, we continue to find interesting things and people. Coming from Western New York where maple syrup is a staple food, it was fun to see a sugar house on Route 66.  Funks Grove is best known for pictures of a barn with colorful Adirondack chairs (how…

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Day 2 – Going to Normal

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Day 2 – Going to Normal

This is a continuation of day 2 as we’re going to Normal.  Today I kept thinking about the scene in Young Doctor Frankenstein when Doctor Frankenstein asks Igor about the brain Igor brought him.   “Abby… Abby Normal.”

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Good Morning Joliet Part II

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Good Morning Joliet Part II

Good Morning Joliet Part II Because I am having trouble with WordPress (that’s my technical difficulty from last night, I’m just going to post the rest of the pictures from Wednesday, 9/6.

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The Journey Begins

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The Journey Begins

The Journey Begins Today the journey begins.  We left South Bend, Indiana, and headed to Chicago.  Our GPS led us right to the start of Route 66.  I was wondering where we would find parking, but there it was — Parking Straight Ahead. We learned quickly Route 66 has two roads at the start Adams…

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T Minus 4

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T Minus 4

At T minus 4 days and counting, we pick up the rental car.  I am debating on what to video today.  Perhaps it will be a little update in addition to this post.

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Route 66 Bus

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Route 66 Bus

In Pontiac, Illinois, there’s a Route 66 Museum. A feature of the museum is the Route 66 Bus.. .or should I say Hippie RV.

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