Welcome to Route 66 Corvette Cruisers. Oatman, Arizona is an outdated west town full with wild burros which are comparatively tame and may be fed. Some sections of US sixty six still retain their historic 9-foot-large (2.7 m) “sidewalk highway” form, 32 never having been resurfaced to make them into full-width highways.
The Ariston has been run by the Adam household for greater than ninety years and is among the oldest eating places on Route sixty six. Last October, the proprietor put the Ariston up on the market and they are taking their time to seek out the proper buyer – someone who will provide the identical high quality food and repair.
In November 1969, a truce was reached when federal highway officials agreed to construct the I-40 route simply outdoors the town, due to this fact offering local companies depending on highway traffic easy access to and from the expressway via the north-south freeway that crossed outdated US 66 in San Jon.
Diners and motels play up their Route 66 connections, and plenty of bona fide Route 66 landmarks are kept in enterprise by nostalgic t ravelers intent on experiencing a style of this endlessly endangered American experience. The scenery could be very lovely and simply west of city is a lookout area on the side of the road.
In 2008, the World Monuments Fund added US 66 to the World Monuments Watch as sites alongside the route corresponding to fuel stations, motels, cafés, trading posts and drive-in movie theaters are threatened by growth in city areas and by abandonment and decay in rural areas.