Ghost Towns of Route 66

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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...

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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780760338438
  • Publisher: Voyageur Press
  • Publication date: 6/6/2011
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 279,958
  • Product dimensions: 10.10 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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Author Jim Hinckley and photographer Kerrick James have partnered on three previous books: Ghost Towns of the Southwest, Route 66 Backroads, and Backroads of Arizona. Jim Hinckley writes a feature column for Cars & Parts magazine and maintains a daily blog called Route 66 Chronicles (www.route66chronicles.blogspot.com). He lives in Kingman, Arizona. Kerrick James (www.kerrickjames.com) leads photo workshops and provides fine art images for magazines such as National Geographic Adventure. He lives in Mesa, Arizona.
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