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Daggett dates back to the 1860's. Route 66 runs south of the railroad
tracks on the later alignment of the National Old Trails highway. Most
of the historic sites are north of the tracks on Santa Fe Ave., which
is the original N.O.T. highway.
D Street & Route 66
Countless millions of motorists were required to stop here and and
dispose of any fruits, vegetables, or plants they ... read
Route 66 & D St.
The building on the right was the Sportsman's Club at one point.
Even the sign was pretty much gone ... read
Cafe & Motel
National Trails Hwy. (Rt. 66) at B St.
In 1947 James & Elsie Kelly opened their Kelly's cafe here.
They also built a motel and put this huge sign to ... read
Side Trip: Turn north on Daggett-Yermo Road (at the stop sign) and
cross the tracks to Santa Fe Ave. to see landmarks in the historic business
35596 Santa Fe Ave.
The Spanish style Desert Market was rebuilt of solid concrete after
a fire in 1908, making it the first fireproof building the ...
Santa Fe Avenue
Built in around 1800, with 24 inch thick walls. Earlier in it's
history it was a two story building ... read
Santa Fe Ave.
The Daggett Garage has stood in this spot since about 1912 after
the building had been moved twice since it's ... read
Back on 66: Make a U-turn and backtrack to Daggett-Yermo Road
and 66 the head west.
National Trails Rd. at Daggett/Yermo Rd.
Marie Millet turned her house into a cafe to feed travelers and
the inspectors that worked at the ... read
35405 National Trails Hwy. (Route 66)
This appears to have been a gas station - garage at one point and
according to the sign at the time this photo was taken ... read
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