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Route 66: Marathon Tour - Chicago to L.A. DVD (5 discs)

This photograph was taken by Andreas Feininger for Life magazine. It was shot in Seligman, Ariz., and is one of the most famous real-life images of the Mother Road. You can buy a print of Route 66, Arizona, 1947 here.

Route 66 Roadside Oddities

  • Road Trip Fun More about the weird, wacky, and strange.
  • Wigwam Motel (shaped like giant teepees), Rialto, California. A vintage postcard come to life.
  • World's Largest Catsup Bottle Collinsville, Illinois. The WLCB is in the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Cadillac Ranch near Amarillo, Texas. Helium tycoon Stan Marsh built this tribute to "the greatest American automobile."
  • VW Bug Ranch in Conway, Texas. Volkswagen bugs nose-down in the dirt. Like Cadillac Ranch, only German.
  • Bottle Tree Farm near Oro Grande, California.
  • Gemini Giant The Space Age Muffler Man is located at 810 E Baltimore St, Wilmington, IL.
  • Stonehenge of Rolla is at the University of Missouri Rolla campus.
  • Blue Whale of Catoosa is located at 2705 N Hwy 66, Catoosa, OK
  • Leaning Tower of Texas is in Groom, Texas. An old Route 66 artifact.
  • Big Cross of Groom is 40 miles east of Amarillo, just west of Groom, I-40 Exit 112. 2nd largest cross in the Western Hemisphere.

Off the Road Route 66: Music, Books, Films, Reality TV and Postcards