Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Route 66

I listened to the radio this morning. The program was about the iconic US highway: Route 66. It was established in 1926 and ran from Chicago to Santa Monica, California. The life of Route 66 ended in 1985 after it was replaced by the new Interstate Highway System. 
The name "Route 66" was used in many ways like being featured in songs, TV shows, cigarettes and so on. You can even find it in the famous American novel The Grapes of Wrath. 
The road is now called "Historic Route 66" and is officially designated a National Scenic Byway. Someday I would go there and drive a big American car on the road.

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