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Sullivan

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Continue as Springfield Rd. becomes Springfield Ave.

Turn right on Elmont (beyond exit 225).

Turn left onto the south service road at stop sign just before the overpass

Saint Cloud

Cross the intersection with MO-FF.

Continue on the south service road, as it renames to Page Blvd.

Bourbon

Continue on the south outer road, as it renames to Chestnut St/Old 66.

Continue straight at the intersection with MO-J and Pine St onto Old US Highway 66.

Continue straight at the intersection with MO-N and Pine St onto Old US Highway 66.

Continue as the road renames to Old 66.

South of Bourbon, straight at the intersection with MO-H.

Hofflins

Continue on the south outer road (Old 66) as it veers away from I-44 and stays with the railroad tracks.

Cuba

Wagon Wheel motel.

Former Midway restaurant and garage.

Continue as the becomes Washington St.

Continue on Washington St. as it turn slightly right at the intersection with Main St.

Continue straight at the intersection with MO-19 onto Washington Blvd (MO-ZZ).

Continue as th eroad becomes MO-ZZ upon exiting Cuba.

Continue on south outer road.

Fanning

Continue on south outer road.

Continue straight on MO-ZZ at the intersection with MO-F near exit 203

Continue straight on MO-KK at the intersection with MO-KK (MO-ZZ ends).

Rosati

Saint James

Route 66 Motors.

Continue on MO-KK as it becomes know as James Blvd. in town.

Turn right onto Jefferson St. (MO-68).

Cross I-44 at exit 195.

Turn sharp left onto the north outer road.

Continue straight as the road becomes known as Rose Mary Ave.

Continue straight as the road becomes known as Old Highway 66.

Mule Trading Post.

Rolla

Continue straight at the intersection with MO-V near exit 189.

Continue as the road renames in rapid succession.

Continue onto County Road 2000.

Turn left onto US-63 (south).

US-63 is knowns as Bishop Ave.

Cross I-44 near exit 186.

US-63 becomes BL-44.

Right onto Kings Hgwy. (stay on BL-44, do not follow US-63).

Left onto CR-7100 (Martin Springs Dr.) just before Kings Hgwy crosses I-44 at exit 184.

Continue west on the south outer road.

Totem Pole Trading Post, built in 1933.

Zeno's Motel and Steak House at 1621 Martin Springs Dr., since 1957.

Note the curbs on the roadside. These where intended to make sure trafic stayed on the road, only to tip cars over in practice.

Martin Springs

Doolittle

Continue as the road renames to Eisenhower St.

Continue straight at he intersection with MO-T (Truman St.).

Continue to the I-44 crossover at exit 176 (Sugartree).

Sugartree outer road (north side) dead-ends 2.1 miles further west, but is well worth a visit.

"John's modern cabins", long abandoned but restored, are located on Sugartree outer road.

Vernelle's motel, now a private residence.

The south outer road dead-ends 3 miles from here at Arlington (it does cross under I-44 to the north side first). Arlington was destined to become a resort but it's a quite place for fishing and the like.

Follow I-44 west till exit 172.

Remains of the Stony Dell resort.

Turn left onto the north service road (Powellville Outer Rd.).

Left onto MO-J near exit 169

Cross I-44.

Right onto MO-Z (south outer road)

Hooker

Stay on MO-Z

Hooker's Cut: a massive rock cut.

2lane 4lane (MO-Z)

Turn left onto Teardrop Rd. just before the Big Piney River

Continue straight on the 4 lane alignment (MO-Z).

to drive through Devil's Elbow.

Devil's Elbow

Elbow inn

Vista Point

Grandview courts

Turn left onto the 4 lane.

continue

Saint Robert

Continue on MO-Z.

Continue straight at the intersection with MO-28 near exit 163.

Waynesville

Continue straight as MO-Z (S. outer road) ends near exit 161 onto the I-44 business loop.