Ghost Towns of Route 66

What have they done to the old home place? 
  Why did they tear her down? 
  And why did I leave the plow in the field, 
  And look for a job in town?

 

Ghost Towns – Westbound Route 66

Funks Grove Antiques

This building once served as a grocery store and gas station in Funk’s Grove. Later it was utilized as Antique Store. It too is closed today, Kathy Weiser-Alexander, October, 2010. Click for prints & products.

Illinois

Funks Grove – Home of Maple Sirup

Missouri

Ill-Fated Times Beach

Ghost Town Stretch in Southwest Missouri

Oklahoma

Off the Path  Shamrock – Oil Boom & Bust

Warwick Has Seen Better Days

Foss – Doomed From the Beginning

Texola – Gateway to Oklahoma

Glenrio Little Juarez Cafe

The Little Juarez Cafe was once a Valentine Diner in Glenrio. Photo by Kathy Weiser-Alexander.

Texas

Lela – Drained by Shamrock

Alanreed – Gone Are the Glory Days

Jericho Gap – Stuck in the Mud

Glenrio – A Route 66 Casualty

New Mexico

Endee to San Jon  – Another Ghostly Stretch

Ghosts Beyond Tucumcari, New Mexico

Ghost Town of Montoya

Ghost Town of Newkirk

Ghost Town of Cuervo

Indian Country Ghost Towns

Budville Trading Company

The old Budville Trading Company Sign on Route 66 in Budville, New Mexico. Photo by Dave Alexander.

Budville

Cubero

McCartys

San Fidel

McKinley County Ghosts

Clarkville

Gamerco

Heaton

Mentmore

Navajo

 

Two Guns Ruins

Building ruins at Two Guns near Canyon Diablo, January 2015. Photo by Dave Alexander. Click for prints, downloads and products.

Arizona

Canyon Diablo – Meaner Than Tombstone

Two Guns – Death By Highway

Ghosts of the Old Highway

Hackberry

Peach Springs

Truxton

Valentine

Off the Path  Chloride – Preserving the Past for the Future

Off the Path  Ghosts of the Cerbat Mountain Range

Goldroad, Arizona – Gone …. For Now

Oatman – A Living Ghost Town

California

Amboy - Roy's Cafe

Roy’s Cafe in Amboy, CA. Photo by Dave Alexander, 2015. Click for prints, downloads and products.

Ghost Town Stretch Across the Mojave Desert

Off the Path Calico – Revived From A Desert Grave

Off the Path  Belleville – Waiting for the Mother Lode

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Also See:

Route 66 (main page)

Route 66 Information & History

Route 66 Facts and Trivia

Route 66 Associations

Destinations

 

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