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02Jun/19

Northern Arizona Rocks!

Herbert B. Leonard, Producer: Route sixty six. Herbert B. Leonard was born on October 8, 1922 in New York Metropolis, New York, USA as Herbert Breiter Leonard. In 1936, US sixty six was extended from downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica to finish at US one hundred and one Alt., right now the intersection of Olympic and Lincoln Boulevards Regardless that there is a plaque dedicating US sixty six as the Will Rogers Freeway positioned on the intersection of Ocean Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard , the highway by no means terminated there.route 66

U.S. Route sixty six (US 66 or Route sixty six), also known as the Will Rogers Freeway, the Important Avenue of America or the Mom Highway, was one of the original highways throughout the U.S. Highway System US sixty six was established on November 11, 1926, with street signs erected the following 12 months.route 66

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17Dec/18

Williams, Arizona, Route 66 And The Grand Canyon

Taking a good friend to California in December 2012, I simply occurred to notice a sign in an uncommon location. Route 66 International is the original Route 66 company and tour operator, based 2003 by Arve Stallvik as he rediscovered the historic U.S Highway sixty six. The street journey concept turned an enormous success and as we speak the company is the world’s larges Route 66 tour operator with round 30 journeys and roughly 1000 participants every year.route 66

Head west to Williams Williams was the final town on US 66 bypassed by an interstate; it is usually the leaping off point for the Grand Canyon To visit the Grand Canyon, head north on AZ sixty four, then north on US a hundred and eighty to the South Rim. Back in the Forties, Nat King Cole was already singing about Route sixty six’s open-road attraction.route 66

Though this was the case towards …