Route 66

Route 66 is one of the great landmarks of US history and culture. It spans nearly the entire nation and has inspired countless stories, songs, and other forms of art.

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Why is route 66 famous?

Route 66 is famous in American history because it was America's first highway linking Chicago, IL to Los Angeles, CA. During the Great Depression years of 1933-1938, the development of route 66 provided construction and road maintenance jobs for young males. After its development, it provided even more jobs such as in food and lodging, maintenance, gas station attendants. Route 66 was symbolized as "the road of opportunity" because it allowed for Americans escape from the job scarce east to seek more job opportunities in California.

In essence, route 66 provided more jobs and a smooth travel from the Midwest to west.

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What time zones does route 66 go through?

Pacific

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Where can I find a guide to visiting restaurants along historic highway 66?

Google "restaurant guide route 66" and many excellent guides will appear to help you make your choices. They include popular restaurants and ratings.

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What is is route 66 high ways nickname?

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Where would catch route 66 from Georgia?

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Is route supposed to be capitalize in the sentence Get your kicks on Route 66.?

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Where does historic Route 66 begin?

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How many miles of Route 66 runs through Tulsa OK?

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Was Route 66 mention in The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck?

No. It didn't exist when the book was written and if it had been in use Steinbeck wouldn't have put it in because he wrote the story set in the 1930's and Route 66 was 20 years later.

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What interstate is close to Route 66?

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How long was the journey along route 66 between Oklahoma and California?

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Why government officials decided to build route 66 through the Southwest rather than straight west from Chicago?

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What is there to do at route 66?

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Where does Route 66 start and finish?

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Does Route 66 pass through Texas?

Yes. Route 66 passes through the upper portion of the Texas panhandle.

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How long does it take to go from the beginning of Route 66 to the in a route 60?

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Are there any lakes by route 66?

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Why is route 66 not used anymore?

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How long will it take to drive on route 66 in a car?

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Why did the government create route 66?

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What are some of the things that made traveling on Route 66 fun?

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Who sang Route 66?

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Which famous Chicago gangster supported the building of the old Route 66?

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Is it legal to walk along side historical route 66?

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Are route 66 tv stars still alive?

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