Historic Route 66 ~ National Back Country Byway
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 35° 01.565 W 114° 18.111
11S E 746163 N 3879263
Quick Description: This stretch of Historic Route 66 is one of the sections designated a National Back Country Byway.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 6/24/2011 6:13:45 PM
Waymark Code: WMBVR8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TravisGood
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Long Description:
US Highway 66, no longer a federal highway, has been immortalized in the Steinbeck novel "The Grapes of Wrath", a movie based on the novel, a song by Bobbie Troup, a TV series, a National Scenic Byway, and an intense overseas marketing effort to bring foreign tourists in droves to travel "The Mother Road" in caravans of large tour buses.

The longest remaining continuous segment of the old highway pavement runs from Topock to Seligman, Arizona. This portion of the old route lies in the western half of this stretch and extends from just west of Kingman into Topock

Americana: Other Icon

Significant Interest: Road Sign

Milestone or Marker: Progress Marker

Address of Icon:
Old Route 66 at the eastern base of the Black Mountains
Mohave County, Arizona

Web Site Address: Not listed

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