Ben's 2017 Route 66 Adventure
Friday, May 5
Still Springfield IL
187 miles yesterday
Cool mural on the way to the Lincoln Home
The Abraham Lincoln Home
1st National Park or Historic Site of my trip.
(Click image for the tour)
The old State Capitol
A segment of old Rt 66 is brick here. It was actually smoother than many of the conventional surfaces!
This looks like a bar, but it is actually a motorcycle clubhouse. Right at a turn of 1926-30 Route 66.
Classic earliest version of Rt 66 (1926-1930)
Turkey tracks are immortalized in the concrete along this section.
Roadside metal art
Macoupin County Courthouse
The first glimpse of the St. Louis Gateway Arch! 12 miles away as the crow flies.
Abandoned drive In theater on the Chain of Rocks Rd.
The Old Chain of Rocks Bridge
Madison IL to St Louis MO
(Click image to follow my walk across the Mississippi)
Yes, I walked into the 6th State for the trip, 1 mile each way across the Mississippi!
Day 4 ends @ Super 8 in Troy IL.
160 miles for the day