Ghost Towns of Route 66

Ghost Towns of Route 66

by Jim Hinckley, Kerrick James

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Ghost towns lie all along the Mother Road. The quintessential boom-and-bust highway of the American West, Route 66 once hosted a thriving array of boomtowns built around oil mines, railroad stops, cattle ranches, resorts, stagecoach stops, and gold mines. Join Route 66 expert Jim Hinckley as he tours more than 25 ghost towns, rich in stories and history, complemented by gorgeous sepia-tone and color photography by Kerrick James. Also includes directions and travel tips for your ghost-town explorations along Route 66.

Explore the beauty and nostalgia of these abandoned communities along America’s favorite highway!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610602471
Publisher: Voyageur Press
Publication date: 06/09/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 26 MB
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About the Author

Author Jim Hinckley and photographer Kerrick James have partnered on three previous books: Ghost Towns of the Southwest, Route 66 Backroads, and Backroads of Arizona. Jim Hinckley writes a feature column for Cars & Parts magazine and maintains a daily blog called Route 66 Chronicles ( He lives in Kingman, Arizona. Kerrick James ( leads photo workshops and provides fine art images for magazines such as National Geographic Adventure. He lives in Mesa, Arizona.

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Ghost Towns of Route 66 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great to take on the ride!      Is it a photo book or a history book? It could be BOTH!      Tons of information here. Just a fun read by itself, but it happens to be packed with all kinds of great pictures! They could tell a story by themselves. This would be a great book to take along if you are traveling the route! It would be a great guide book but dont' let that stop you from just picking it up to read!
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