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Joplin Route 66 Mural Park

617 Main St., Joplin, MO

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The two murals located at the Route 66 Mural Park were created by Images in Tile. The top mural, "Cruisin" into Joplin consists of 540 tiles and the other mural, The American Ribbon consists of 180 tiles. The tiles are reportedly designed to withstand the elements without fading.

The murals were dedicated in August 2013 and a rbbon cutting took place in March 2014. One-half of a 1964 Corvette was embedded in the bottom mural after this photo was taken.

The murals are located on the Pearl Brothers Hardware building, just off the intersection where two alignments of Route 66 meet at Main St. and 7th St.

Photo(s): 2013



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