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Bucket of Blood Legacy Outlasts Route 66

Monday, August 18th, 2008

Although by the 1920s Route 66 was on its way, and the Bucket of Blood Saloon had the appearance of a respectable establishment, sidled up to a general store and across the way from an early gasoline station, the saloon still captivated travelers, who stopped in to see the bullet holes in the walls and […]

Jackrabbit Trading Post: A Long-eared Remnant Along Route 66

Monday, June 16th, 2008

Standing tall above the fence and the vintage cars in the background, this Route 66 icon waits day after day for travelers to venture off the nearby freeway and have their picture taken.
In the golden days of Route 66, the Jackrabbit Trading Post was a popular stop. Located conveniently between the Grand Canyon and Petrified […]

Wigwam Motel on Route 66 in Holbrook, Ariz.

Monday, May 26th, 2008

Once upon a time Route 66 was a bustling roadway, bringing to life sights and places across the U.S.A. the likes of which had never been seen before, or even since.
So many motels, gas stations and tourist stops dotted the Mother Road that the fierce competition forced businesses to take extreme measures to attract […]

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