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Personalities & Legends of Route 66

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Burma Shave SignAh, the very best part of ole' Route 66 are it's many stories, legends and personalities.  One cannot truly experience the road without meeting some interesting people, hearing about the history, and perhaps, a legend or two.


Here, we'll share those stories of the Mother Road, both past and present.  Maybe, you too, will know a great story that should be posted here. Just zap us an email.




...and they come into 66 from the tributary side roads, from  the wagon tracks and the rutted country roads, 66 is  the mother road, the road of flight.


- John Steinbeck in The Grapes of Wrath






Route 66 Postcard Coloring BookHistory Beyond the Mother Road

Nostalgic Flashback Of The 1950s Era

Ode to the Mother Road

The Old Harvey House Hotels & Restaurants

Joe Loesch - Making Music on the Mother Road

On the Road with The Road Crew

The Sixties - The New Generation

Tattoo Man of Oklahoma

Stuckey's is Reborn!

Valentine Diners Across the Mother Road

Where are the Burma Shave Signs?

The Whiting Brothers Empire




Do you have an interesting story of the Mother Road, or know an interesting person that we should feature? Maybe it's you! Just zap us an email at kathy@legendsofamerica.com  See yourself on Legendary Route 66!



This highway, if you just think about it, is peppered with hope; it is peppered with tears.

- Angel Delgadio, co-founder of Arizona Route 66 Historical Association





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