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4 edition of Route 66 Quick Reference Encyclopedia found in the catalog.

Route 66 Quick Reference Encyclopedia

by Drew Knowles

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Santa Monica Press in Chicago .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24268911M
ISBN 109781595809926
OCLC/WorldCa300448393

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Route 66 Quick Reference Encyclopedia by Drew Knowles Download PDF EPUB FB2

The author of the best-selling and critically acclaimed Route 66 Adventure Handbook returns with Route 66 Quick Reference one handy volume, novices and seasoned roadies alike have fast and easy access to all of the essential information about America’s most famous, beloved, and culturally significant highway/5(15).

These pages cover the history of Route 66 and the people who played a role in its transformation from highway to icon between and the present, but like the highway itself, this work does not fit within the traditional confines of generalities or terminology.

Yes, this Route 66 Quick Reference Encyclopedia book an encyclopedia, a /5(86). These pages cover the history of Route 66 and the people who played a role in its transformation from highway to icon between and the present, but like the highway itself, this work does not fit within the traditional confines of generalities or terminology.

Yes, this is an encyclopedia, a reference book for all things Route Brand: Voyageur Press. Route 66 Encyclopedia From the beginning of the foldout map, to the last entry of “Zuzax,” from Bobby Troup’s highway anthem (Get your kicks on Route 66), to everything Ro this scholarly reference book is packed from cover to cover with colorful images (some old, some new), accompanied by descriptive text.

Hardbound, pages. $ Route Quick Reference Encyclopedia by Drew Knowles is many ways a distillation of what he has learned about "The Mother Road" over the last fifteen years.

In large measure, the information is similar to that contained in the third edition of his Route 66 Adventure Handbook which I reviewed in July, Historic Route 66 > Trading Post & Library > Route 66 Books > Route 66 Quick Reference Encyclopedia USD In Stock. All transactions are withpricing.

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To revive discussion, seek broader input via a forum. A reference book with a twist, "The Route 66 Encyclopedia "presents alphabetical entries on Route 66 history, landmarks, personalities, and culture, from Bobby Troup's anthem "Route 66" to "The Grapes of Wrath "to the Wigwam Motel, illustrated with over 1, old and new, color and black-and-white photos and memorabilia/5(83).

An encyclopedia with a twist, The Route 66 Encyclopedia presents alphabetical entries on Route 66 history, landmarks, personalities, and culture, from Bobby Troups anthem Route 66 to The Grapes of Wrath to the Wigwam Motel, illustrated with over 1, old and new, color and black-and-white photos and memorabilia.

You'll learn about Jack Rittenhouse and Will Rogers as well/5. U.S. Route 66 or U.S. Highway 66 (US 66 or Route 66), also known as the Will Rogers Highway, the Main Street of America or the Mother Road, was one of the original highways in the U.S.

Highway 66 was established on Novemwith road signs erected the following year. The highway, which became one of the most famous roads in the United States, originally ran from East end: US 41 / US 54 in Chicago, Ill.

This way I could easily look up attractions in each state and see how they were and how they are now. I am assuming I would get this wish by buying Russ Olsen's "Route Then and Now" book. As for traveling, I know I would want a quick reference. If you are traveling Ro using this book as a reference will have you fumbling through pages/5().

The Route 66 Encyclopedia is just what the name implies; it covers virtually any stop along Route 66 that you could possibly want more information. It is a great coffee table book, with tons of old photos and illustrations. As this book is rather large in size, I would not consider it as a reference book to bring along on a vacation.

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Let’s get started. Ro one of the first national highways for motor vehicles in the United States and one that became an icon in American popular culture. It ran from Chicago to Santa Monica, California, and served numerous cities along the route.

It was completely paved in and formally decommissioned in   National Historic Route 66 Federation Dining & Lodging Guide 14th Edition Los Angeles, Updated frequently. A quick guide to places to eat and sleep along the Route. Divided by locations. Spiral bound for easy reading when traveling.

Route 66 Quick Reference Encyclopedia by Drew Knowles Santa Monica Press, A thin, tall book with small. The largest used bookstore in the Oklahoma City area (, books) and a full service comic book store, including Manga and graphic novels.

“If you ever plan to motor West, travel my way, take the highway that's the best. Get your kicks on Route It winds from Chicago to LA. More than 2, miles all the way. Get your kicks on Route ”. However for a quick reference to take on an actual Rt.

66 road trip, that is where this book falls short. There are probably better sources for that task. Overall a great buy for the price and it would make a great addition to anyone's American history library and it would also make a great coffee table book (especially if they made a hardcover /5().

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popping out of its cuckoo clock roof has been a Route 66 icon for decades. Route 66 Vintage Iron Motorcycle Museum is located on the Mother Road in downtown Miami. The museum includes a 2, sq.

motorcycle and Route 66 gift shop and is home to File Size: 6MB. The highway was first opened inalthough much of the route was not paved for decades afterwards. It soon captured America's imagination. John Steinbeck, in his novel Grapes of Wrath, chronicled the migration along Route 66 of thousands of farmers leaving the Dust Bowl of Kansas and Oklahoma during the Great Depression, trying to reach a better land in California.

5) Route 66 Lost And Found: Mother Road Ruins And Relics: The Ultimate Collection by Russell This is just a really cool book with photos of many special places on Route 66 taken “back in the day”, along with descriptive text and often, modern day photos which show what the sites look like now.

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