Bagi banyak orang Amerika dan pengunjung sama, memukul jalan yang terbuka di seluruh Amerika Serikat adalah ide impian untuk liburan. Lastly, in 1926, black Mannequin Ts came chugging along an intermittently paved road designated as Route sixty six. It wasn’t the first road throughout the West; the Lincoln Highway, known as the Father Street, was dedicated in 1913, running three,389 miles from New York City’s Instances Square to San Francisco’s Lincoln Park.
Established in 1994, historic66 is the oldest Route 66 resource on the internet. Near the western finish of Route sixty six is the neon signal marking the Santa Monica Pier in California. At Snell Street, leave IL 4 and go west (this part of highway is brick and has been positioned on the National Register of Historic Places).
The Texas outpost is the halfway level of Route sixty six. A distinguished sign that I nearly kissed acknowledged that Chicago is 1,139 miles to the east and Los Angeles is 1,139 miles to the west. Many Towns, comparable to Strafford have festivals (Route 66 Days) and Motor Cruises (Route 66 Cruise) every year which maintain the historical past alive, along with offering glorious alternatives for lovers to drive the prevailing street.
Some cities in Missouri threatened to sue the state if the USÂ sixty six designation was faraway from the road, though lawsuits never materialized. As is often the case with regards to a chunk of historical past, individuals didn’t understand the worth of what that they had until it was gone, or practically so. At present they seem to be remembering with a vengeance.
For the next 4 decades, they performed at excessive-college dances, American Legion halls and VFW lodges, and community occasions alongside Route sixty six. The freeway saved us,â€ mentioned Delgadillo, who’s now identified locally as the Angel of Route sixty sixâ€ for his preservation efforts.