Ghost towns lie all along the Mother Road. The quintessential boom-and-bust highway of the American West, Route 66 once hosted a thriving array of boom towns built around oil wells, railroad stops, cattle ranches, resorts, stagecoach stops, and gold mines. Join Route 66 expert Jim Hinckley as he tours more than 25 ghost towns, rich in stories and history, complemented by gorgeous sepia-tone and color photography by Kerrick James. Also includes directions and travel tips for your ghost-town explorations along Route 66.
Explore the beauty and nostalgia of these abandoned communities along America’s favorite highway!
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Photographs and text explore the ghost towns located along U.S. Route 66, covering locations in Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California, and describing the histories of mining towns, farming villages, and more.… (more)