26 Jun Dating back to 1926, Route 66вЂ™s two lanes stretched from Chicago to Los Angeles across eight statesвЂ¦ 2,448 miles!
ROUTE 66 HISTORY
Known as the mom Road, because of John SteinbeckвЂ™s The Grapes of Wrath, and immortalized in Bobby Troup's lyric Get Your Kicks on Route 66 also S TV's Route 66, Route 66 ended up being foundational to the countryвЂ™s financial development.
And even though brand new highways and freeways have changed Route 66, the whole tales and iconic landmarks of the Mother Road bring folks from all around the globe to have the legacy on their own.
GET THE ROUTE 66 KICKS IN ABQ!
Route 66 is alive and well in Albuquerque! Our history of historical neon indications and iconic buildings is first rate. Simply drive Central Avenue from one end to another and youвЂ™ll see why!
DID YOU KNOW? In Albuquerque, Route 66 initially ran north/southвЂ¦ then had been rerouted east/west in 1937вЂ¦ making Albuquerque the sole destination within the country where Route 66 crossed it self!
SEE ALBUQUERQUEвЂ™S ICONIC ROUTE 66 LANDMARKS
66 DINER (SAMвЂ™S SIXTY-SIX SERVICE)
Brand New Mexico's most visited historic Route 66 destination! | 1405 Central Avenue NE
Originally built as a PhillipвЂ™s gasoline section (SamвЂ™s Sixty Six provider) in 1946, the business s n expanded to include a service garage to better meet up with the requirements of locals and Route 66 people.