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Route 66 Traveling Illinois
Traveling the New Historic Route 66
of Illinois
John Weiss guides us along the Mother Road with the first and only guidebook dedicated to the entire stretch of Route 66 in Illinois. Signage along the Route identifies the early alignments, interesting side trips are also included. A well researched, definitive read. Spiralbound, 92 pages. $17.95
Route 66 Guide duo
The Complete Guidebook to Route 66 & The Complete Atlas of Route 66
This 182 page Guidebook is completely bidirectional. The Companion Atlas is packed with 275 full color, high-resolution, topographic maps produced with National Geographic's TOPO software. Includes GPS way points. This guidebook set is for the serious Roadie. Softbound. Packaged as a set. $29.95
Calendar
Route 66 Place Names
is an alphabetic listing of all present and past communities along all Route 66 alignments from Chicago to Los Angeles. Describes origin behind names, photos, historic facts, legends, and trivia. Spiralbound, 120 pages. $19.95
St. Louis
Route 66 Backroads:
Your Guide to Scenic Side Trips & Adventures from the Mother Road
takes us on some of those journeys that makes us wish for more memory cards in the camera and more days to spend on the road. The places come alive and entice you to visit. Softbound, 208 pages. $24.95
Life On Route 66
Oatman History, Recipes, Stories
is chock-full of mining camp history, ghost, domestic and edible desert plant recipes, as well as stories of explorers, Indians, soldiers and pioneers who settled the desert southwest. A unique book. spiralbound, 104 pages. $19.95
Calendar
Greetings From Chicago
a collection of over 318 hand-tinted and color postcards from the year 1900 thru the 1950s. Takes readers on a tour through history, showcasing vintage scenes, and sites that made the Windy City famous. Value and date of cards included. Softbound, 128 pages. $24.95
St. Louis
Greetings from St. Louis
Celebrate 100 years of history with postcard images dating from 1900 thru the 1950s. You will see rare views of Union Station. Eads bridge (first structure to cross the Mississippi), and Forest Park (home of the 1904 World’s Fair). Includes famous steamboats and Route 66 images. Value and date of cards in included. Softbound, 128 pages. Value and date of cards included. $24.95
Hudson Autos
Hudson Automobiles
This auto company survived the Great Depression and went on to become an important defense supplier during WWII. Seven chapters celebrate the beginning of the Hudson Motorcar Company of the early 1900s to its purchase by Nash-Kelvinator. Packed with great color and B&W images of vintage classic cars. Softbound, 128 pages. $34.95
Route 66 Companion
A Route 66 Companion
gathers fiction, poetry, memoirs, and oral history to the present. This literary, and historical portrait of Route 66 stories explore the mystique of the open road, as told by master storytellers, ranging from Washington Irving to John Steinbeck. Softbound, 179 pages. $19.95