Mother Road


The famous Route 66 was one of the first highways in the national highway system; it covered some 2,440 miles from Chicago, Illinois, to Santa Monica, California. It lost its official designation in 1985, after it had been replaced in its entirety by the Interstate highway system.

But it still lives on in legend and myth. And, of course, in giant roadside billboards.

Torrance County, New Mexico
photographed 7.1.2016

Posted on July 21, 2016, in Photography and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 11 Comments.

  1. Wonderful sky!
    “Well it winds from Chicago to L.A.
    More than two thousands miles all the way
    Get your kicks on Route sixty six”


  2. Marvelous !


  3. At first I didn’t much like this shot. Then I clicked and looked full size – wow! Now I love it.


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