IMAGES of ROUTE 66
Taken by Jacky & Mike Smith in 2001
The State of Oklahoma
at the Blue Whale
Built in the
Tulsa - Oil Capital of the World...
area of oil fields in the area, led to the establishment of petroleum
company offices in the early part of the 20th century.
Originally established with the arrival of the railroad in 1882.
The Metro Diner, on Route 66, at dusk.
Metro Diner is a 1950s eating house
Founded 1896 and boomed in 1923 with the discovery of the Stroud Oilfield.
on display at the
Oklahoma City... is mighty pretty
in the late 1800s, originally as a wagon train stop-over.
Later became an important railroad stop.
The Bricktown Canal
The canal was built over an old road as a millennium project in 2000. The old warehouses are now smart bars, shops and restaurants. The large brick building in the background above, is a base ball stadium.
Established 1903 when the Frisco railroad built a depot there.
The museum has
car at Clinton,
alongside Route 66.
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