After a quick
mid-morning drive to downtown Chicago, I arrived at...
Chicago skyline from Lakeshore Dr as I looped around to get to
is it - where Westbound Historic Route US 66 begins!
odometer reading at that point. I reset Trip Odometer A right
there to log my trip on Route 66.
for the first turn on 66, off E Adams onto Ogden toward Joliet.
Goodbye Chicago - believe me, this couldn't come quick enough!
sure what this artwork in the same park signifies.
Time for lunch
theater right around the corner
The first of several "Giants" that I
encountered along 66: The Gemini Giant.
Historic Downtown Wilmington
The first of many "Meramec Caverns"
One of many places where an earlier edition of
Rt 66 came to an end, with the current version on the left.
Better view of the courthouse, and Lincoln's
statue on the right side.
Murals along the walk to the Rt 66 Museum
The Illinois Route 66
Hall of Fame and Museum
Day 2 ends in McLean IL