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Rt. 66 Progress

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Well, another week has gone by and I'm updating my progress along Rt. 66. There's no doubt that I am well out of Chicago and making my south. When I pull up pictures from Google that are on my path you can tell the farmland is really kicking in. Lots of fields running along side of I-55. Rt. 66 tends to follow along the interstate pretty well although most of this weeks journey has been on the frontage road. I'm not quite to Odell, Il, maybe a mile or two out of town. The picture is an old Standard gas station in Odell from the 1930's. It's nice that it has been restored and is now a historic site. I expect to see a lot of old gas stations along the way, but most will be abandoned and falling apart.

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HEALTHY-SPARK 7/4/2013 4:59PM

    Hey what a great idea! rah rah rah!!

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FLAMENM 7/1/2013 10:29PM

    Definitely stop in St Louis to see Chain of Rocks. We were there last summer and had a blast on the bridge. Arcadia, OK and the giant pop bottle are also a must see! And well, I live 2 blocks north if Rt 66 in New Mexico. I love teh Mother Road, but I'm biased!

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