MICHEL Country Music Journalist
Route 66 in Missouri
from Chain of Rocks Bridge to Joplin; 313 Miles
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The Route 66 Association of Missouri puts a lot of work into the preservation of
Here are some of the sites we enjoyed:
Chain of Rocks Bridge (before and after restoration work)
roadsign near St. Clair and the Red Cedar Inn (now closed)
The road to Stanton offers several sights, such as
Gardenway and Tri County Truckstop (former Diamonds)
Sunset Motel seems to be still busy.
Cuba has many old buildings and icons
We found Route 66 Motors. Nicely restored cars and tons of collector's items.
In the middle of nowhere is Arlington. Today an RV campsite
This former motel is now a private residence.
John's Modern Cabins - they once were
Historic Munger Moss Motel in Lebanon
We arrived late in Springfield and stayed at one of the icon motels.
One of two vintage Steak'n Shakes in Springfield
One of the largest Coca Cola collections we have ever seen.
Old stone building, seems it was a former garage.
stayed at the same motel like when we started in Joplin