U. S. Highway 66
Chicago, Illinois – Santa Monica, California
Decommissioned in 1985.
U.S. 66 is one of the original 1926 highways, definitely our most famous. In its heydey it traveled through Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California.
The path for the highway was laid out in 1925 and the final paving completed in 1938