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By Drew Knowles

The writer of the best-selling and significantly acclaimed Route sixty six experience Handbook returns with Route sixty six fast Reference Encyclopedia. in a single convenient quantity, beginners and professional roadies alike have quick and simple entry to the entire crucial information regarding America’s most famed, loved, and culturally major highway.

Presenting a listing of significant phrases followed through descriptive articles and illustrations, the advisor information the route’s history—including the origins of the time period ''Mother Road'' and the slogan ''Get Your Kicks on course 66''—as good as its commemorative gala's, quirkiest points of interest, and invaluable road terms.

Fascinating minutiae will let highway warriors to provoke associates and fellow tourists with their wisdom of the path, whereas a supplemental record directs devoted enthusiasts to extra distinctive info on probably the most old and precious drives in America.

Finally, a collection of maps presents either common orientation and issues out major points of interest by utilizing customized icons. Route sixty six speedy Reference Encyclopedia is really an A-to-Z advisor to the best possible of the mummy Road!

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65 near the town of Albert Lea, Minnesota. The campaign came to a close and the signs were taken down in 1963 when the Burma-Vita Company was acquired by Philip Morris, Inc. Burros (Oatman, AZ) Small donkeys, particularly those used as pack animals. They are commonly seen roaming the streets of Oatman (actually, there’s just the one street—Route 66) where they are fed and otherwise indulged by tourists. Oatman being in mining country, today’s burros are descendants of animals used decades ago as beasts of burden and subsequently abandoned.

There is also a footpath that takes you to the top of the cinder cone, but note that a hike to the top and back can take 2–3 hours. S. several centuries ago, from which the Pueblo peoples of today are thought to be de- 40 Anasazi scended. These include the Navajo, Hopi, and Zuni, all of whom occupy lands adjacent to Route 66 in northwestern New Mexico and northeastern Arizona. The region includes many examples of ancient cliff dwellings attributed to the Anasazi. Ant Farm Originally founded by a pair of architecture graduates in the late 1960s and active for about 10 years, this art collective at one time or another was comprised of several individuals, notably Doug Michels and Chip Lord (founders), Curtis Schreier, Hudson Marquez, and Douglas Hurr.

See also cadillac ranch. Ariston Café (Litchfield, IL) Restaurant op e rat i ng at t he c u r rent location since 1935. The family originally started business in 1924 in Carlinville (prior to Route 66’s establishment) but moved when 66 was rerouted and traffic patterns shifted. Art Institute of Chicago 41 ARK Acronym for Animal Reptile Kingdom, a bygone roadside menagerie located adjacent to the Blue Whale of Catoosa. See also blue whale. Arrowood Trading Post (Catoosa, OK) Former trading post just across the highway from the Blue Whale of Catoosa.

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