ROAD TRIP REVISITED

ROAD TRIP REVISITED

If this photo were in black or white, or perhaps sepia tones, would you be able to guess in what year it was taken?
This is the essence of Route 66. It is a time capsule. However, unlike similar links to our past its not static. This time capsule is vibrantly alive, it is an unbroken string with one end tied firmly to the past and the other end tied somewhere in
the future.
The resurgent interest in Route 66 is as an important a societal milestone as was its inauguration in 1926. With its rediscovery America, and the world, again fell in love the road trip and seeing the adventure as important as the destination.
From Route 66 voyageurs on the road to discovery began seeking the treasures of other forgotten highways. Mr. Wallis, so instrumental in sparking the resurgent interest in Route 66 http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_gw?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=wallis+route+66 is now leading explorers in their quest of rediscovery on new adventures.
http://www.amazon.com/Lincoln-Highway-Coast-Square-Golden/dp/0393059383/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1229032025&sr=1-1
Mr. Wallis was not the only one to sound the clarion call that the hour was late and that time was short if we hoped to preserve the legacy of Route 66 for future generations. Prolific writer Jon Robinson traveled the highway and recorded the stories of those who where there from the beginning, the men and women who gave the highway its soul and character. http://www.amazon.com/Route-66-Lives-Jon-Robinson/dp/0760307660/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1229032271&sr=1-4
As with the tendril of a vine the vibrancy that is once again Route 66 is fast spreading throughout the nation as fans of the road trip and the discovery that awaits bring new life to the Lincoln Highway and The Grand Army of the Republic Highway, US 50 and US 180, US 6 and US 93. http://www.chevytalk.org/fusionbb/showtopic.php?tid/203904/