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Taken 25-Jun-13
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Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory:North America
Subcategory Detail:United States of America
Keywords:2013, 66, Comet, Dodge, NM, New Mexico, Route, Route 66, Santa Rosa, USA, auto, blast, museum, past, restaurant, road, road trip, summer, throwback, travel, trip
Photo Info

Dimensions4000 x 2670
Original file size4.98 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken25-Jun-13 20:38
Date modified7-Dec-13 19:55
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D600
Focal length36 mm
Focal length (35mm)36 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/125 at f/8
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Road Trip Route 66: Dodge, Santa Rosa, New Mexico (NM)

Route 66: Dodge, Santa Rosa, NM

James "Bozo" Cordova's Route 66 Auto Museum at 2866 Rte 66, Santa Rosa, NM and one of the beautiful teasers parked outside.

The numerical designation 66 was assigned to the Chicago-to-Los Angeles route in the summer of 1926. Unlike the Lincoln and the Dixie, Route 66 did not follow a traditional linear course. Its diagonal course linked hundreds of rural communities in Illinois, Missouri, and Kansas to Chicago. The Chicago-to-Los Angeles highway was reported as “continuously paved” in 1938. The Federal Aid Highway Act of 1956 provided a comprehensive financial umbrella to uderwrite the cost of the national interstate and defense highway system. By 1970, nearly all segments of original Route 66 were bypassed by a modern four-lane highway. The outdated, poorly maintained vestiges of U.S. Highway 66 completely succumbed to the interstate system in October 1984 when the final section of the original road was bypassed by Interstate 40 at Williams, Arizona. - Route 66 Federation

References: National Historic Route 66 Federation - Santa Rosa by the Road Wanderer - Route 66, Santa Rosa