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2014 Illinois Route 66 Motor Tour – 25th Anniversary

The Route.. Below is an interactive map of our trip, tracked using my Trimble Outdoors Navigator iPhone app. You can zoom in, or click¬†the link above for a bigger, fullscreen map. Photographs This blog contains a sampling of the photos … Continue reading

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Plans change; relax and go with the flow…

Well, you know what they say about the best laid plans…OK, we didn’t really have an actual trip plan yet; just a general declaration that we were going to go west instead of east this year, and our destination would … Continue reading

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July 31-August 4, 2013: International Route 66 Festival, Joplin, Missouri

Day 1: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Below is an interactive map of our trip, tracked using my Trimble Outdoors Navigator iPhone app.¬† Feel free to browse and refer to the map for details about where we traveled, the photos were … Continue reading

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Tri-State Route 66 Festival — Day 2

Sorry for the lack of posts! Unfortunately my internet connection at the Joplin Holiday Inn was AWOL until yesterday morning before we left, so I’m just now able to get a new post up. Oklahoma is HOT this time of … Continue reading

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Tri-State Route 66 Festival — Day 1

After getting a somewhat late start out of Indy this morning, we made it to Springfield, IL in a record 3 hours for lunch at the Cozy Drive In. Afterward, we picked up Route 66 and headed south through Farmersville, … Continue reading

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Tri-State Route 66 Festival — The Prelude

Here it is Wednesday morning and we’re getting ready to head off for five (hopefully) peaceful days on the road. Our day will start off with a drive out to Springfield, Illinois where we’ll have lunch at the Cozy Dog … Continue reading

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Portland Concrete, Bridges, and Lucille’s…

If asked where my favorite section of Route 66 would be, I’d have to say all 2448 miles of it. But, if I was forced to pick a favorite section where I like to drive, I’d say it’s the section … Continue reading

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Christmas on Route 66 — Greetings from Stroud, Oklahoma!

What a morning! Here in Stroud, Oklahoma, about 50 miles southwest of Tulsa, we’ve had a heck of a storm roll through here. It was 65 degrees this morning before the storm rolled through, and just 40 miles west of … Continue reading

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Christmas on Route 66 — Greetings from Amarillo!

Just pulled into Amarillo, Texas about an hour ago and have set up at the Big Texan Steak Ranch & Motel. We’re here in the “Cattleman’s Hotel” wing of the Big Texan Motel. The winds today in the Texas panhandle … Continue reading

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Christmas on Route 66 — Greetings from Claremore!

We made it from Indy to Claremore, Oklahoma today. The weather started off quite miserable, as it rained most of the trip through Indiana & Illinois. Once we got into Missouri, the clouds parted and the sun was shining throughout … Continue reading

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