IMAGES of ROUTE 66
Taken by Jacky & Mike Smith in 2001
The State of Texas
Named in 1903 when the railroad arrived.
Art Deco styled
closed when we
business remains in McLean, apart from the famous Devil's Rope Museum.
The building also houses another Route 66 museum.
The only restaurant in town is closed on Mondays - the day we were there!
Phillips 66 gas station. Built in 1929,
it's right on Route 66 in the middle of town.
at the same location.
|The Devil's Rope (Barbed Wire) Museum||Mike in the diner mock-up at the Route 66 museum.|
of the Texas Panhandle. Established 1887 with the arrival of the
It's a busy commercial centre for the vast high plains area.
of the main points of interest is the Texas Steak Ranch, home of
the 72oz steak. Eat it, and all the trimmings, within one
hour, and you get it for free!
Inside there is a list of some 30 people who have finished the steak, including a 13 year old lad! I had a more modest 10-once steak.
was set up in the 1970s "pop" artist
are ten Cadillac cars
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