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Image for Historic Route 66 - Sprague's Super Service - Normal, Illinois, USA.view gallery

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Sprague's Super Service - Normal, Illinois, USA.

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Sprague's Super Service is a historic independent gas station on Route 66. A Tudor revival building constructed in 1931 by William Sprague to house a service station, restaurant and garage. Located in Normal, Bloomington, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/20/2014

last visited: 5/9/2014

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Funks Grove Maple Sirup Farm - Shirley, Ilinois, USA.

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Funks Grove Maple Syrup Farm, a Route 66 roadside attraction. Also the Midpoint of the Illinois Historic Route 66, and now a Mother Road, Gift shop and yes still selling Syrup, Located near Shirley, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: 5/9/2014

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Tall Paul - Atlanta, Illinois, USA.

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Tall Paul as he is now known at this location, is possibly the first Paul Bunyan. As he was originally in front of the Paul Bunyan café, on Route 66 in Flagstaff. Now located alongside Route 66 in Atlanta, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/20/2014

last visited: 5/9/2014

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Atlanta Public Library & Museum - Illinois, USA.

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The Atlanta Public Library, is housed in a 1908 octagonal stone building. A National Historic Registered Place. Located alongside Historic Route 66 in Atlanta, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/26/2015

last visited: 5/13/2014

Image for Historic Route 66 - J.H. Hawes Grain Elevator Museum - Atlanta, Illinois, USA.view gallery

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - J.H. Hawes Grain Elevator Museum - Atlanta, Illinois, USA.

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This old wooden Grain Elevator, houses a Museum, & is a roadside America attraction, Atlanta landmark, & listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Located close to the historic Route 66 in the center of the small town of Atlanta, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 2/24/2015

last visited: 2/24/2014

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This gigantic, Route 66 Shield, has been designed as a photo opportunity for Mother Road travellers & their Vehicle. The 66 mural is painted on the rear wall of the Route 66 Hall of Fame Museum, in Pontiac, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 2/22/2015

last visited: 6/13/2011

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Pontiac City Hall and Fire Station. Also known as Old City Hall, and more recently, Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/20/2014

last visited: 5/9/2014

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Information Highway - Pontiac, Illinois, USA.

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In the 1860's The first Information Highway stretched from The East coast of the USA through the Town of Pontiac, then onto the Mississippi River, paralleling the Railroad & the Pontiac Trail, later to become Route 66.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 1/15/2015

last visited: 5/9/2014

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric route 66 - Old Log Cabin Inn - Pontiac, Iilinois, USA.

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The history, and the atmosphere that make up the most famous road in the World. 'Route 66' brings travellers from all over the world to experience the Iconic Americana along the 'Mother Road' the way it has been experienced, since 1926.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 6/16/2014

last visited: 5/9/2014

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Abe Lincoln - Big Covered Wagon - Lincoln, Illinois, USA

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Honest Abe Lincoln atop the World's Largest Covered Wagon, Featured in the Guinness book of World Records. Said to be the #1 Roadside attraction in the USA. Located alongside Route 66, Lincoln, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/26/2014

last visited: 12/7/2014

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National Scenic BywaysIllinois River Road Byway - Grand View Drive - Peoria, IL

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Grand View Drive is a windy residential road off the Illinois Scenic Byway that climbs the bluff, providing spectacular views of the Illinois River.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 9/29/2013

last visited: never

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National Scenic BywaysIllinois River Road ~ Peoria Riverfront

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These interpretive signs about the Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway are located toward the north end of the Peoria Riverfront complex at approximately 100 Southwest Water Street in downtown Peoria, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/26/2013

last visited: 8/30/2013

Image for Historic Route 66 - Standard Sinclair Gas Station - Odell, Illinois, USA.view gallery

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Standard Sinclair Gas Station - Odell, Illinois, USA.

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The 1932 award winning former Gas Station now acts as Visitor Center. Restored by the Illinois Route 66 Association and their preservation committee. Sinclair Gas station served travellers on Route 66 till it eventually closed in 1975.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: 5/9/2014

Image for Historic Route 66 - Ambler's Texaco Station - Dwight, Illinois, USA.view gallery

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Ambler's Texaco Station - Dwight, Illinois, USA.

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This cottage style vintage service station is known as 'Ambler's Texaco Gas Station'. Also listed by the National Park Service, as part of the Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program, and has its very own official American Byways Googie info Plaque.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 6/20/2014

last visited: 5/9/2014

Image for Sue and Wes Dixon Waterfowl Refuge - Illinois Scenic Byway - Hennepin, ILview gallery

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National Scenic BywaysSue and Wes Dixon Waterfowl Refuge - Illinois Scenic Byway - Hennepin, IL

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The sweeping wet prairie panoramic view at the Wes and Sue Dixon Waterfowl Refuge epitomizes the reason why the the Illinois River Scenic Byway was created - to show the beauty of the great Illinois River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/1/2013

last visited: never

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National Scenic BywaysIllinois River Road; Buffalo Rock Illinois State Park - LaSalle Co., IL

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Buffalo Rock Illinois State Park provides cliff-side views of the Illinois River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/21/2008

last visited: 6/6/2010

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Lincoln's Tomb - Springfield, IL

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Abraham Lincoln and his family are entombed in Oak Ridge Cemetery...just a few blocks from the old Route 66.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/15/2011

last visited: 4/2/2013

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Cozy Drive In - Springfield, Illinois, USA

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The Cozy Drive In - Home of the one and only 'Cozy Dog' - The restaurant is a roadside attraction, located alongside Historic Route 66, since 1949 in Springfield, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/26/2015

last visited: 5/13/2014

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Gemini Giant - Wilmington, Illinois, USA.

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The Gemini Giant is a landmark statue on Route 66 at the Eastern approach to Wilmington, Illinois. This Spaceman stands 27 feet tall, located in the parking lot of the Launching Pad Drive-In Restaurant.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 6/20/2014

last visited: 6/1/2013

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Bluesmobile - Joliet, Illinois, USA.

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An exact replica of the Blues Brothers' battered 1974 Dodge Monaco, complete with air raid siren on its roof, is mounted on a pole above a parking lot, of the Route 66 Food N Fuel gas station. Located alongside the Mother Road, in Joliet, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 2/22/2015

last visited: 2/22/2014

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Sky View Drive-In - Litchfield, Illinois, USA.

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The Sky View Drive-In Theatre in Litchfield is located on Old Route 66. According to the Theatre web site, and an official American Byways Information Plaque nearby, Sky View theatre is the last operating drive-in on Historic Route 66 in Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/19/2014

last visited: 5/23/2014

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Ariston Cafe - Litchfield, Illinois, USA.

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The Ariston Café is a historic restaurant located in Litchfield, Illinois It stands alongside Historic Route 66. It is said to have been in continuous operation since 1924. It was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 2006.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/20/2014

last visited: 5/9/2014

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Museum & Welcome Center, Illinois, USA.

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A new History Museum and Route 66 Welcome Center - The attraction is alongside the Historic Old Route 66, built on the site of the former ‘Vic’ Suhling - Gas For Less, the building has gone, but the old Googie neon sign has been preserved.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/20/2014

last visited: 5/9/2014

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