Tag: route 66
Ella’s Frontier Trading Post Still StandingWest of Joseph City on the south side of what once was the iconic Mother Road Route 66, sits Ella’s Frontier Trading Post, abandoned since the mid 80s when owner Ella Blackwell passed away. The building looks like it’s built out of telephone poles, because it was.
Massive Road Sign Marks Route 66 in WinslowWINSLOW -- Drivers who get off Interstate 40 to go in search of the road that was once the fabled Route 66 don't have any trouble finding it in Winslow because the trail is designated by the biggest Route 66 sign in existence.
Roam Among Wild Burros in OatmanOATMAN – Tourists flock to this former mining town along historic Route 66 in droves. Situated in the Black Mountains of Mohave County, many come for a taste of the Wild West while others come to feed friendly families of wild burros who’ve staked claim to the land for generations.
A Giant Head Guards Route 66About 15 miles east of Kingman, at the corner of Route 66 and Antares Road, a huge green head keeps a watchful eye on motorists as they pass by. There's something eerie about it, like it popped out of the desert floor after tunneling there from Easter Island, where that famous colony of ancient rock ...