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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!
Our family had traveled ole 66 back in the day (1957, 1960, and into the late '60s) between Calif and Oklahoma. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Nora
I bought this book to help me research a novel. It went far beyond my expectations. It is entertainment and history, not just a research tool. Well done!Published 2 months ago by TEAGAN R GENEVIENE
Having traveled this road many times in the 40"s , I found it a very good trip back to my youth. I loved it ! And it was presented well by Mr. Hinckley. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Frances Gregory
well, if you have lots of time to go on a goose chase looking for these towns great. Route 66 is a long drive and this is not worth the time.Published 5 months ago by Deb