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Michael Karl Witzel
|Description:||192 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm|
|Contents:||Tourist traps : attractions along the road: Elusive meteorite of Barringer's Crater ; Totem Pole Park was Nathan Galloway's gift ; The roadside delight called Spooklight ; Of speed traps and traffic tickets ; America's heyday for hood ornaments --
Filling stations : highway pump and circumstance: Al Bell's "Flying A" filling station ; The fastest filling station in the west ; The fact and fable of Phillips motor fuel ; The silent sentinels of 66 ; Chronicle of the American roadmap --
Roadside food : dining out and dining in: Spencer Groff unearthed a roadside diamond ; Ed Waldmire builds a better hot dog ; I'll gladly be fried for chicken in the rough ; Those dreaded days of desert water bags --
Motor hotels : America's home on the road: Frank Redford's Wigwam Village motels ; Wally Byam's amazing Airstream clipper ; And then there were traffic signals ; Sign language neon of the motel marquee --
Mother road memories: Life on the road --
Epilogue: Route 66 : Memories of a forgotten highway: A tribute to Jack Kerouac.
|Other Titles:||Route sixty-six remembered|
|Responsibility:||Michael Karl Witzel.|
- United States Highway 66 -- History.
- United States Highway 66 -- History -- Pictorial works.
- Automobile travel -- United States -- History.
- Automobile travel -- United States -- History -- Pictorial works.
- United States Highway 66.
- Automobile travel.
- United States.
- United States -- United States Highway 66.