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Gascozark & Hazelgreen, MO

The name Gascozark is taken from the name of the of Gasconade River and the Ozarks.
xOld Gascozark Trading Post
10570 Highway AB
In 1939 this was called Caldwell's Café & Court with a cafe, store/gas station and four cabins. Just east of I-44 exit 145 on ... read more
xGascozark D-X Station & Cafe
10575 Highway AB
This abandoned cafe and station across the road across from the Gascozark Trading Post was built the cafe in the early 1930s ... read more

is just west Gascozark and I-40 exit 145. The 1926 alignment of Route 66 is on the south side of the freeway, in places much like a frontage road.

xOld Phillips 66 & Cafe
Heartwood Rd., Hazelgreen, MO
This former Phillips 66 gas station and cafe is just past exit 145 on the south side of Heartwood Rd. (RT 66). ... read more
xHazelgreen Cemetery
Route 66 at the Hazelgreen sign. This cemetery was established in 1840. It is on the left side of the road just past the Hazelgreen town sign on Route 66 ... read more
xHazelgreen Methodist Church
32014 Route 66.
You have to keep an eye to spot this little church or you'll zip right past it. This is the view approaching from the east ... read more
xGasconade River Bridge
About 2.5 miles W of I-44 exit 145
Built in 1922 on what became the original Route 66 in 1926. The bridge is just west of the ... 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.