GHOST TOWNS OF ROUTE 66: THE FORGOTTEN PLACES ALONG AMERICA'S FAMOUS HIGHWAY  by Jim Hinckley  (Author), James Kerrick (Photographer)
GHOST TOWNS OF ROUTE 66: THE FORGOTTEN PLACES ALONG AMERICA'S FAMOUS HIGHWAY  by Jim Hinckley  (Author), James Kerrick (Photographer)
GHOST TOWNS OF ROUTE 66: THE FORGOTTEN PLACES ALONG AMERICA'S FAMOUS HIGHWAY  by Jim Hinckley  (Author), James Kerrick (Photographer)
GHOST TOWNS OF ROUTE 66: THE FORGOTTEN PLACES ALONG AMERICA'S FAMOUS HIGHWAY  by Jim Hinckley  (Author), James Kerrick (Photographer)
GHOST TOWNS OF ROUTE 66: THE FORGOTTEN PLACES ALONG AMERICA'S FAMOUS HIGHWAY  by Jim Hinckley  (Author), James Kerrick (Photographer)
GHOST TOWNS OF ROUTE 66: THE FORGOTTEN PLACES ALONG AMERICA'S FAMOUS HIGHWAY  by Jim Hinckley  (Author), James Kerrick (Photographer)
GHOST TOWNS OF ROUTE 66: THE FORGOTTEN PLACES ALONG AMERICA'S FAMOUS HIGHWAY  by Jim Hinckley  (Author), James Kerrick (Photographer)
GHOST TOWNS OF ROUTE 66: THE FORGOTTEN PLACES ALONG AMERICA'S FAMOUS HIGHWAY  by Jim Hinckley  (Author), James Kerrick (Photographer)
GHOST TOWNS OF ROUTE 66: THE FORGOTTEN PLACES ALONG AMERICA'S FAMOUS HIGHWAY  by Jim Hinckley  (Author), James Kerrick (Photographer)
GHOST TOWNS OF ROUTE 66: THE FORGOTTEN PLACES ALONG AMERICA'S FAMOUS HIGHWAY  by Jim Hinckley  (Author), James Kerrick (Photographer)

GHOST TOWNS OF ROUTE 66: THE FORGOTTEN PLACES ALONG AMERICA'S FAMOUS HIGHWAY by Jim Hinckley (Author), James Kerrick (Photographer)

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  • Hardcover
  • Publisher: Voyageur 
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • ISBN: 9780760369692

Includes 24in x 36in Fold-out Map.

Join Route 66 expert Jim Hinckley as he tours more than 60 ghost towns along the Mother Road, rich in stories and history!

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. Illustrated with gorgeous sepia-tone and color photography by Kerrick James, this book tours dozens of ghost towns in:

  • Illinois (Braidwood, Braceville, Gardner, Dwight, Bloomington, Funks Grove, Springfield)
  • Missouri (Rolla, Dootlittle, Springfield, Halltown, Paris Springs Junction, Avilla, Carthage, Joplin)
  • Kansas (Galena, Riverton, Baxter Springs)
  • Oklahoma (Narcissa, Afton, Tulsa, Warwick, Bridgeport, Foss, Elk City, Erick, Texola)
  • Texas (Shamrock, McLean, Alanreed, Jericho, Amarillo, Glenrio)
  • New Mexico (San Jon, Tucumari, Montoya, Newkirk, Cuervo, Dilia, Tecolote, Santa Fe, Thoreau, Gallup)
  • Arizona (Lupton, Chambers, Two Guns, Flagstaff, Truxton, Hackberry, Kingman, Goldroad, Oatman)
  • California (Needles, Goffs, Essex, Cadiz, Chambless, Amboy, Ludlow, Newberry Springs, Daggett, Barstow)

This edition also includes directions and travel tips for your ghost-town explorations along Route 66, as well as a fold-out map of the Mother Road.

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