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    Route 66 road trip

    Also from Chicago to Santa Monica we meet nothing but super nice people all along the way.
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    Route 66 road trip

    I agree lots of it was cool to see but did make me sad, people put all they had into making a business go then something changes and it dies. It is amazing to see the ones that still hold on, I will post some photos soon of a motel that still has all the original furniture and phone from the 40's.
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    Route 66 road trip

    Nope just drive by, no time
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    Route 66 road trip

    Day 5 T 11-17 Claremore, OK to Chandler, OK Lady that owns and runs this place is who the character Sally in the cars movie is based on old drive in being completely redone some more awesome German food jagerschnitzel
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    Route 66 road trip

    Day 5 T 11-17 Claremore, OK to Chandler, OKcrazy mcdonalds at the turnpike rest area built over the highway Route 66 got so busy many small towns built pedestrian underpasses I bet most of us can remember when all the arby signs looked like this cool hotdog place,
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    Route 66 road trip

    Day 4 W 11-16 Springfield,MO to Claremore, OKconcrete through arch bridge very similar to the one in Chester, OHsection called the ribbon road, Oklahoma ran out of money so this section is only paved 9 foot wide with gravel shoulders for passing
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    Route 66 road trip

    Day 4 W 11-16 Springfield,MO to Claremore, OKthe only ride through cavern in the USlittle general store that cooks their own roast beef it was awesome
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    Route 66 road trip

    Day 3 T 11-15 Cuba, MO to Springfield, MOunusual motelgreat german restaurant lots of cool motels still in business nice recently restored motel we stayed in. Hollywood roomcrazy sword swallowing lady.
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    Route 66 road trip

    Day 3 T 11-15 Cuba, MO to Springfield, MOcool hawk that kept flying down the road in front of usa guy built a memorial garden to the trail of tears at the time this was the largest cut in the country, completed in 1945 to help with the traffic going to Fort Leonard Wood. Driving on it was like...
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    Route 66 road trip

    Forgot to add we headed for home Friday morning drove 2,575 miles in 3 days.
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    Route 66 road trip

    Ok boys I planned on posting everyday but just didn't have time. It was a trip of a lifetime, we took 12 days to go from Chicago to Santa Monica. Probably 2,000+ pictures on my Facebook. Total trip info from North Carolina to Chicago, California and back to North Carolina. Total miles...
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    Lucky in Meigs

    My farm is right outside chester, probably know some of the same people. Congratulations on a sweet deer
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    Route 66 road trip

    Day 2
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    Route 66 road trip

    These are real Turkey tracks from when the concrete was poured in the early 1920's
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    Route 66 road trip

    Day 2 Pontiac, IL to Cuba, MO