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Route 66 - The Mother Road
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Traveling along Route 66 is a wonderful experience; our goal is to capture what makes it special. One of the great features of driving the Route is seeing period Americana (American culture), items from the 1920s thru 1980s. Also along the path are things that are distinctive and can't be seen anywhere else or are of significant interest and worthy of being called out. Lastly there are important markers along the path of Route 66 that should be seen. Done right, you'll experience Route 66 here!!
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Route 66 - The Mother RoadOak Park Motel - Monrovia, CA

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Classic motel in Morovia, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: California

date approved: 5/31/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadFlying A Service Station - Monrovia, CA

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This former Flying A service station has been preserved, although nothing really has been done with it - just sitting empty on the corner of Shamrock and Walnut Streets in Monrovia, California. It must have many stories to tell . . .

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: California

date approved: 2/5/2008

last visited: 5/27/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadMcDiner - Huntington Dr. - Monrovia, CA

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Dick & Mac McDonald opened their first hot dog stand, the Airdrome, at the Monrovia Airport in 1937. Huntington Dr. & Mayflower was the northewest corner of the airport which is where this McDiner is located on old Route 66 in Monrovia, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: California

date approved: 2/9/2008

last visited: 12/8/2010

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadAztec Hotel

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Mayan-revival masterpiece by real life Indiana Jones swashbuckler and noted architect Robert Stacey-Judd. The Aztec Hotel is along a wonderful alignment of Route 66 through Monrovia, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Darmok and Jalad

location: California

date approved: 6/29/2007

last visited: 5/27/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 Art Deco Store - Arcadia, CA

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This historic art deco store has been preserved along the old Route 66 through Arcadia, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: California

date approved: 2/9/2008

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadArcadia News Journal - Arcadia, CA

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This building used to house the Arcadia News Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/12/2011

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadSanta Anita Park - Arcadia, CA

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Santa Anita Park is a world class thoroughbred racing facility and the oldest in California, featuring a classic art deco grandstand. The Santa Anita Derby and Handicap races are held here. It is located on the old Route 66 in Arcadia, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: California

date approved: 2/9/2008

last visited: 7/3/2018

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadAzusa Civic Center - Azusa, CA

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The historic Azusa civic center is on the former Route 66 (now Foothill Blvd)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/7/2010

last visited: 9/14/2012

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadAzusa - Foothill Drive In Theatre - Route 66 - California, USA.

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The Former Azusa - Foothill Drive-In Theatre, closed in 2001, the screen was demolished in 2005. The Neon Theatre sign remains and is in excellent condition. Located alongside Historic Route 66, in Azusa, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 8/3/2014

last visited: 5/18/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadThe Pasada Motel -- Pasadena CA

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One of several vintage motels along Route 66 in Pasdadena, this one is located at 3625 E Colorado Blvd

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/4/2016

last visited: 4/14/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadThe Hi Way Host Motel --Pasadena CA

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The Hiway Host Motel with its vintage neon sign has been welcoming travlers along Rte 66 for 5 decades

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/4/2016

last visited: 4/14/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadAstro Motel - Pasadena, CA

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The Astro Motel chain opened in 1964 and operates in California, Utah, Arizona and Kansas. The buildings were identified by their "space age" architecture style which incorporated geometric shapes and, in this case, a wing shaped canopy that fronts the street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: California

date approved: 5/24/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadThe Hat - Route 66 - Glendora, California, USA.

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The Hat Neon sign stands in front of this World Famous Restaurant. The Hat, is located alongside Historic Route 66 in Glendora, San Bernardino County, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/26/2014

last visited: 4/14/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadVintage Route 66 Gas Station - Glendora, California, USA.

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Vintage, 1930s, Historic Route 66, Gas station, serving Mother Road trippers to this day. A modern canopy covers the pumps. The Art Deco building houses the cashier & food mart, alongside Route 66, in Glendora, California, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 2/21/2018

last visited: 4/14/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadSaga Moter Hotel - Pasadena, CA

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The Saga Motor Hotel was built in 1957 before the term "motel" was coined and this was still historic U.S. Route 66, now Colorado Blvd. in Pasadena, California. It bears elements of both art deco and googie architectural styles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: California

date approved: 2/14/2008

last visited: 4/14/2017

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadThe Golden Spur - Route 66 - Glendora, California, USA.

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The Golden Spur Restaurant - Began life as a Ride up, Burger stand, over 80 years ago. The Cowboy Boot antique Neon sign hints of earlier times alongside Historic Route 66 in Glendora, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 8/3/2014

last visited: 6/15/2022

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadCity Hall - Pasadena, CA

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Pasadena City Hall is one of the most grandest city hall buildings in any city in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/25/2022

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadFair Oaks Pharmacy - South Pasadena, California

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The Fair Oaks Pharmacy is known for being located on Historic Route 66. It is a nostalgic corner drug store in historic South Pasadena, California, featuring old fashioned soda fountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/30/2013

last visited: 2/20/2018

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadColorado Street Bridge - Route 66 - Pasadena, California, USA

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The Colorado Street Bridge carried the pre 1940 alignment of route 66 across the Arroyo Seco, It spans 1,486 feet, & is notable for its distinctive arches, light standards, and railings, Located on Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 1/1/2015

last visited: 5/25/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadThe Rose Bowl - Route 66 - Pasadena, California, USA

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The Rose Bowl Stadium is a National Historic Landmark. The site of "The Rose Bowl" held on New Year's Day. The Rose Bowl Parade passes along, Old Route 66, now known as Colorado Boulevard, in Pasadena, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 1/1/2015

last visited: 5/25/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadMr D's Classic Diner - Route 66 - La Verne, California, USA.

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50's Style Classic Diner - The distinctive building represents a stunning piece of period architecture. Mr D's has been feeding customers, from the La Verne area, California, and Historic Route 66 travellers since 1978.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: 5/22/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadMcDonald's Golden Arches - La Verne, CA

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Original McDonald's Golden Arches building in La Verne, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Wallyum

location: California

date approved: 5/30/2021

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadDodger Stadium - Los Angeles, CA

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Home to the 2019 World Series Champions. Historic Route 66 runs along Arroyo Seco Parkway (now considered CA-110) on the southern side of Dodger Stadium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/20/2022

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadLos Angeles Terminus of Route 66 - Los Angeles, CA

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7th and Broadway in the heart of the "City of Angels" was once the western terminus of Route 66 in the days before it went to Santa Monica.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 11/13/2011

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadGiant Coffee Cup

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Roadside art of a giant coffee cup along West Foothills Blvd in Upland, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TravisGood

location: California

date approved: 3/11/2007

last visited: 12/23/2015

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