From the Back Cover
The quintessential boom-and-bust highway of the American West, Route 66 once hosted a thriving array of boomtowns built around oil mines, railroad stops, cattle ranches, resorts, stagecoach stops, and gold mines. Illustrated with gorgeous sepia-tone and color photography, this book tours dozens of ghost towns, rich in stories and history. Explore the beauty and nostalgia of these abandoned communities along America’s favorite highway!
About the Author
Author Jim Hinckley and photographer Kerrick James have partnered on three previous books: Ghost Towns of the Southwest, Route 66 Backroads, and Backroads of Arizona. Jim Hinckley writes a feature column for Cars & Parts magazine and maintains a daily blog called Route 66 Chronicles (www.route66chronicles.blogspot.com). He lives in Kingman, Arizona. Kerrick James (www.kerrickjames.com) leads photo workshops and provides fine art images for magazines such as National Geographic Adventure. He lives in Mesa, Arizona.