logoHistoric Route 66 - Pictures from California

Welcome to the oldest Route 66 website: Where the Mother Road meets the Internet

Route 66 got paved end-to-end in 1937

Historic Route 66 > Gallery > California

A Guide Book to Highway 66

Jack D. Rittenhouse


Route 66 Adventure Handbook: Turbocharged Fourth Edition

Drew Knowles


Route 66: The Complete Series


Route 66: The Ultimate Road Trip


Pictures from California

Loading pictures ...

San Bernardino, CA - 2014 : The iconic Wigwam Motel in San Bernardino is one of only three remaining wigwam villages.

Needles, CA - 2014 : The "Welcome to Needles" covered wagon was formerly used as a sign for the El Rancho Hotel.

Santa Monica, CA - 2014 : A sign at the Santa Monica Pier marks the symbolic end of the legendary American highway.

Los Angeles, CA - 2014 : The Figueroa Street Tunnels are a set of four tunnels that once carried Route 66 traffic.

Los Angeles, CA - 2014 : The 22-foot tall fiberglass statue Chicken Boy is a landmark statue in the Highland Park area.

Helendale, CA - 2014 : Elmer Long has built the Bottle Tree Ranch after inheriting his father’s sizable bottle collection.

Pasadena, CA - 2004 : The Colorado Street Bridge over the Arroyo Seco is sometimes referred to as the Suicide Bridge.

Amboy, CA - 2014 : Roy’s has become an icon for a lonely desert gas stop due to the multiple appearances in movies.

Newberry Springs, CA - 2014 : The film Bagdad Café was shot at what was then the Sidewinder Cafe, now called the Bagdad Café.

Copyrighted material, all rights reserved