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Route 66 in Texas

from Shamrock to Glenrio; 182 Miles

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Visit Texas Old Route 66 Association. They have lots of historical information about in the Lonestar State.

We crossed the border to Texas and arrived in Shamrock.

The Route 66 Inn and the now reopened U Drop Inn

McLean is home to the Devil's Rope Museum,

which presents the history of barbed wire,
ranch tools, an exhibition of the life of the cowboys and a beautiful Route 66 Museum.

Also in McLean is the restored first Phillips 66 station of Texas.

Route 66 road impressions of Route 66:
An abandoned alignment and as Frontier Road along I-40. Searching for the real old parts is the key.

Bradley Kiser's 66 Super Station, built 1930 (now restored) and the oldest Baptist Church on Texas 66. Visible from the interstate is a sign at the left wall that says: Trucker's welcome!

The 66 Courts Motel in Groom and the leaning water tower in Britten

Now you're on your way towards Amarillo. Make sure you spend a few days around here.

World famous Cadillac Ranch, near Amarillo.

The Big Texan Steak Ranch, A place to stay, eat and have fun. Try the 72 oz. steak

Restaurant and Motel

Inside the Restaurant

An old trading post in Bushland.


Vega with the old Vega Motel and Anita's Longhorn Cafe

Just before entering Adrian, there's the Antique Ranch. The owners converted an old garage from their parents to a nice shop and cafe.

The Midpoint Cafe in Adrian

On the road to Glenrio, a virtual ghost town and the last stop in Texas.

Abandonded structure and the First / Last Motel,
depending on approaching from the Texas or the New Mexico side of the road

 

 

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