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Conway, TX

Conway was platted in 1905 and named after the former county commissioner H. B. Conway. Except for a couple motels and cafes out by I-40 it's pretty much a ghost town today.
xWalkers Phillips 66 Gas Station
Route 66 at Hwy. 207
The former Walker's Phillips 66 Station and Store was known as the last chance for gas until Amarillo ... read more

Side Trip:
Turn north on 207 to get to the Bug Ranch etc.

xConroy School
Hwy 207
The Conway School was erected in 1930. After consolidation with the Panhandle ISDwas used as a community center ... read more
xConway Inn & Roses Cafe
Hwy 207
This appears to be a 60s or 70s motel that most likely opened after I-40 appeared on the scene ... read more
Longhorn Trading Post & Bug Ranch
South Frontage Rd. I-40 Exit 96
The trading post opened in 1967, and closed in 2005. The Bug Ranch appeared in 2002 to help draw visitors off I-40 ... read more
Route 66 Budget Fuel
South Frontage Rd. I-40 Exit 96
This is a former Shell station and garage that didn't make it, even with two motels and two cafes next door ... read more
xExecutive Inn & Conway Restaurant
I-40 South Frontage Rd.
This is another post I-40 motel and cafe. The motel is apparently still in business but I'm not sure about the motel ... read more

Back on 66:
Back track on 207 to return to old 66.

xRobinson Grain Elevator
Route 66 at Hwy. 207
The two sets of Robinson's Grain Elevators are located just west of Hwy. 207. Grain elevator at this location date back to 1914 ... 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.