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Backroads of Arizona - Second Edition: Along the Byways to Breathtaking Landscapes and Quirky Small Towns

Jim Hinckley, Kerrick James

15.63 USD

Rails & the Mother Road - A Route 66 Railroad Adventure (Highball Productions)

Highball Productions

28.95 USD

The 66 Kid: Raised on the Mother Road: Growing Up on Route 66, the World's Most Famous Two-Lane Blacktop

Bob Boze Bell

16.90 USD

Route 66 Dining & Lodging Guide - 17th Edition - Spiral Bound

National Historic Route 66 Federation

22.16 USD

Pictures from New Mexico

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Tucumcari, NM - 2014 : This 1939 iconic Blue Swallow Motel is one of the crown jewels of Route 66.

Continental Divide, NM - 2014 : A huge sign indicates where the former Whiting Brothers motel and station was.

Tucumcari, NM - 2014 : Tee Pee Curios is a souvenir shop and Indian art shop, located in a building with a large concrete teepee.

Continental Divide, NM - 2014 : At the Continental Divide in New Mexico, an old covered wagon is on display.

Endee, NM - 2014 : This abandoned cabin with "modern restrooms" painted on the side, offers a unique photo opportunity.

Grants, NM - 2014 : The retro sign of the Grants Cafe was returned and restored as part of a neon restoration project.

Budville, NM - 2014 : The Budville Trading Co. was a gas station and trading post, once operated by Bud Rice who got murdered during a hold-up.

NM - 2014: abandoned rusty car that provides an excellent photo opportunity!

Albuquerque, NM - 2014 : This fiberglass lumberjack giant is located on top of the May Café

La Bajada Hill, NM - 2004 : Driving down La Bajada Hill is almost impossible nowadays, but it makes for a great hike!

La Bajada Hill is one of the most interesting, but most difficult to traverse, segments of Route 66.

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The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck, Robert DeMott

9.37 USD

Travel Route 66: A Guide to the History, Sights, and Destinations Along the Main Street of America

Jim Hinckley

17.05 USD

Cars - soundtrack

Randy Newman, James Taylor, Rascal Flatts, Sheryl Crow, Brad Paisley, The Chords, Chuck Berry, John Mayer, Hank Williams

8.68 USD

Ghost Towns of Route 66

Jim Hinckley, Kerrick James (photography)

12.55 USD