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Greetings from Texas Postcard

Greetings from Texas Postcard

 

 

The stretch of Texas Route 66 provides not only a number of vintage Mother Road icons as you travel across the "Staked Plains" of the Texas Panhandle, but, also glimpses of the Wild Wild West.

 

Closely following Interstate 40, more than 150 miles of the original 178 miles of the old road still remain. The only sections of original Route 66 not available are between Jericho and Alanreed and Adrian to Glenrio. Otherwise, Route 66 still exists even with original concrete paving in many spots.

 

Enjoy the journey across the Lone Star State.

 

About Route 66 Through Texas

 

Westbound on Route 66:

 

Shamrock - Texas Main Street City

McLean - Where Time Stands Still

Alanreed to Britten - Gone Are The Glory Days

Groom & Conway - Life after the Jericho Gap

Amarillo Air Force Base and Airport

Amarillo - Panhandle Cowtown

Cadillac Ranch & Quirky Amarillo

Ghostly Amarillo Natatorium

Bushland and Wildorado - Skeletons Along the Staked Plains

Vega - Prairie Town in the Panhandle

Adrian - Midpoint USA

Glenrio - A Route 66 Casualty

 

Texas Mother Road Photos

Amarillo Web Gallery

Texas Route 66 Slideshow (See Below)

 

Shamrock, Texas U-Drop Inn

Tower Station and U-Drop Inn, Kathy Weiser, August, 2007.

This image available for photographic prints & editorial

downloads HERE!

 

Leaning Water Tower, Britten USA

Britten, USA water tower just west of Alanreed on I-40,

August, 2007, Kathy Weiser

This image available for photographic prints

 and downloads HERE!

 

 

 

Texas Route 66 Sign

The sun has riz,

The sun has set,

And here we is

In Texas yet.

 

-- Tom Snyder, Route 66

Traveler's Guide

 

 

 

Texas Route 66 Slideshow: 

 

 

 

All images available for photo prints & editorial downloads HERE.

 

 

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From the Rocky Mountain General Store

Route 66 Postcards For Sale at Legends' General StoreRoute 66 Postcards - Legends of America and the Rocky Mountain General Store has collected numerous postcards for our Route 66 enthusiasts. For many of these, we have only one available. To see this varied collection, click HERE!

 Route 66 Postcards For Sale at Legends' General Store

 

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