Ghost Towns of Route 66

Ghost Towns of Route 66

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Ghost towns lie all along the Mother Road. The quintessential boom-and-bust highway of the American West, Route 66 once hosted a thriving array of boomtowns built around oil mines, railroad stops, cattle ranches, resorts, stagecoach stops, and gold mines. Join Route 66 expert Jim Hinckley as he tours more than twenty-five ghost towns, rich in stories and history. Includes directions for when you take your trip. Complemented by Kerrick Jamesa€™ gorgeous sepia-tone and color photography. Explore the beauty and nostalgia of these abandoned communities along Americaa€™s favorite highway!By 1968, the farm, in1891, on the site that would becomeWarwick. ... machine shop built in 1924 that expanded into providing other services, such as gasoline and automotive repair, after thecertification ... of Historic Places, and in the summer of 2010, refurbishment to house an antique motorcycle museum was completed.

Title:Ghost Towns of Route 66
Author:Jim Hinckley
Publisher:Voyageur Press (MN) - 2011-06-06


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