Friday, August 31, 2012
Seligman, Arizona and Route 66
John Lasseter, director of Cars, says that the Radiator Springs town in the Disney film was loosely based on Seligman.
As for the sign, Seligman is not the birthplace of Route 66, but it could perhaps be the birthplace of historic Route 66.
"The Mother Road" was decomissioned in 1985
I figured a travel post was due because of Labor Day weekend. Happy driving--despite the high gasoline prices--and be safe!
Route 66 in Dwight, Illinois
The end...or beginning...of Route 66 in Chicago
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"Texaco Gas Station on Route 66, Arizona Metal Framed Art Print" (Google Affiliate Ad)