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Laurie Garth 2010 holiday
Long time coming back.
We visited the USA again in 2010.
Drove from LA north to Carson City. Stayed overnight at a friends at Stagecoach. Visited Virginia City. Went to a benefit concert at Fallon NV and saw Lacy J Dalton, my all-time favourite singer.
Then drove the loneliest road east to Green River UT then Via Durango co North Plate Ne. saw Buffalo Bills house then via Clear lake IO, visited the surf ball room then the scene of Buddy holey plane crash then to Chicago
Our experience as a family in the ‘60s was always with the eastern third of the famous route, from southwest of Chicago to Tulsa and back—through the towns of Bloomington, Springfield, and Carlinville, Illinois, and St. Louis, Carthage, and Joplin, Missouri. Throw in a few miles of 66 in Kansas, and the oldest alignments from the ‘20s through the ‘40s in Illinois and Missouri, and our journey covered almost 750 miles.
(In all truth, we may have traveled some of these older bits only…
Flickr Route 66 Group.
Flickr Route 66 Group is for People who love taking pictures of the Mother Road and anything to do with Route 66. I have been a member of that group for awhile and realized not everyone is aware of the existance of the other group. I want to see both groups grow and flourish which is why I am posting this.
We always wanted to stay true to our cause, never interested in fame, money, success, or acceptance, we made this film with nothing , all based upon truth.
The film was envisioned 7 years ago by Anais and myself, and our mission statement then was to ” Make a Transcendental Film” one that could change the world, 2 fold; with its message and purpose.
Early in March 2011, Annabelle Russell, the female half of “The Mediocre Music Makers”, began her battle to survive advanced ovarian cancer. She is recovering from surgery performed the first week of March and is preparing for chemotherapy now.
I was driving along on Route 66. It was a nice day and quiet on the highway. Only a few birds could be heard chirping away. Anyways, I recently left the town of Lincoln and soon I entered the town of Broadwell. On my right I noticed a sign and saw what used to be called The Pig Hip Restaurant. There was a stone marker and a mural on a sign post that looked interesting. I was reading about how this place used to draw large crowds and was known for it’s famous Barbeque. I walked over to the house
We travelled the mother road in May last year. The local TV channel is pushing the route with direct telecasts from Chicago and on down the road. It is s bit disappointing for us as they are only showing the commercial bits and missing the fabulous places tucked away that one has to seek out.
Loved the road and we are passing on the address of this site to do our bit to make the road even more famous with some cashed up Aussies.
Watched cars for the…
Hi. My name is Gabby and I am writing an article about Route 66 for the WHS Observer at my high school and I was wondering if anyone would share any interesting stories or details that he/she has experienced while traveling the “Mother road”.
We had a nice overnight trip to the Windy City and the beginning of Route 66 on Sunday the 19th. We had a great day at the Field Museum, Charlie loved the dinosaurs and he also liked the dolphin show at the Shedd Aquarium. We had a good dinner at the House of Blues and then headed back to the hotel for a quick swim, dessert and then lights out. The next morning we walked over to a Post Office to mail 2 postcards home and acquire a hand cancel on my IL Route 66 map. That would be the 1st of the