Posted by: redforkhippie | October 1, 2008

Route 66 in Oklahoma: Mile 69

This historic service station on Route 66 in Vinita is constructed from native stone.

Posted by: redforkhippie | September 1, 2008

Route 66 in Oklahoma: Mile 68

This billboard advertises the Cherokee Casino. Across Oklahoma, American Indian tribes have found a lucrative moneymaker in the form of casinos built on tribal lands.

Posted by: redforkhippie | August 31, 2008

Route 66 in Oklahoma: Mile 67

More rural landscape on the west end of Vinita.

Posted by: redforkhippie | August 31, 2008

Route 66 in Oklahoma: Mile 66

Western edge of Vinita. On the left side of the road is the Western Motel, a clean and inexpensive place to spend the night.

Posted by: redforkhippie | August 30, 2008

Route 66 in Oklahoma: Mile 65

Route 66 passes through a lot of rural areas in Oklahoma. As the road moves eastward, you’ll find settlements closer together; as it moves westward, into less populous areas, the stretches of rural landscape will get longer and longer.

Posted by: redforkhippie | August 30, 2008

Route 66 in Oklahoma: Mile 64

A small stream cuts a jagged path across this field west of Vinita.

Posted by: redforkhippie | August 29, 2008

Route 66 in Oklahoma: Mile 63

A forlorn tree, damaged by last winter’s ice storms, reaches toward a late winter sky in this image, shot west of Vinita in early March.

Posted by: redforkhippie | August 29, 2008

Route 66 in Oklahoma: Mile 62

There’s not much in White Oak, but I’ve always liked the old grain elevator you see in the distance in this picture.

Posted by: redforkhippie | August 28, 2008

Route 66 in Oklahoma: Mile 61

Road construction west of Vinita. Road-widening projects in the eastern part of Oklahoma have caused problems for some Route 66 businesses as construction zones limit access to driveways and entrances.

Posted by: redforkhippie | August 28, 2008

Route 66 in Oklahoma: Mile 60

A good way to tell whether you’re on 66 is to look for the railroad. Route 66 shadows the railroad for much of its length.

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