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Carterville, MO

The 1926 to 1972 alignment of Route 66 runs through Carterville. In 1972 the city was bypassed when Route 66 was realigned.
Toten Pole
1005 N Pine
It was made by Jerry Pryor and Red Rand and is located on Rand's property. It was carved from a walnut tree from behind ... read more
xFormer Stewart's 66 Cafe
328 E Main St.
Route 66 turns west at this corner ... read more
SuperTAM Ice Cream Parlor
221 W. Main St.
SuperTAM is both an ice cream parlor and a Superman museum. The ice cream is yummy and the memorabilia displays ... read more
First National Bank Building
301 Main St.
This 1901 building was built with only two-storys. In 1906 a third story was added which the Masons used until ... read more
xWeeks Hardware Building
326 W, Main St.
The Weeks Hardware building had something special to offer early travelers on Route 66. The hardware company had ... read more
xRock Filling Station
401 W. Main,
A 1937 gas station made of native limestone had three pumps out front. A former Route 66 Welcome Center, now closed ... read more
xBulger Motors
520 W Main St.
Bulger Motors is located on W. Main and Allen and has been business since 1946. That's a Renault Dauphine out front ... read more

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x About Us We started traveling Historic U.S. Route 66 as a destination in 2009. It's like a 2,400 mile long drive back in time from Chicago to Santa Monica! more
xDid You Know: Many parts of the old 4 lane Route 66 were reverted to a 2 lane road after 66 was realigned to the interstate. In many places the abandoned lanes are still there.