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Ghost Towns of Route 66

Ghost Towns of Route 66
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Author:

Jim Hinckley

Photographer:

Kerrick James

Format: Hardcover, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9780760338438
Publisher: Voyageur Press
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Illustrations: 151 color & 21 b/w photos, 1 map
Size: 10.25 x 8.75
Weight: 0.13 lb.
Published: Jun. 6, 2011
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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 boom towns built around oil wells, 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!

 

Jim Hinckley has contributed to a wide variety of periodicals, including Route 66, American Road, and others. He is the author of Backroads of Arizona, and Route 66 Backroads. He lives in Kingman, Arizona.

Kerrick Jamesu2019 images have appeared in such publications as Arizona Highways, Sunset, and National Geographic Adventure. He provided the photography for Route 66 Backroads, Backroads of Arizona, and Our Arizona. He lives in Mesa, Arizona.
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June 28,2013
The Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner recently featured Jim Hinckley, author of several books on the legendary Route 66 for Voyageur Press. Learn More.
August 10,2012
The Huffington Post gave Ghost Towns of California, the latest installment of Voyageur Press's Ghost Towns series, a favorable review August 9. Learn More.
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