This monument marks the still-standing Daggett Garage. This well-preserved building holds a lot of history to both this local area and Route 66 itself.
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Along the vast and desolate desert stretch of Route 66 between Newberry Springs and Needles, there are many bridges that the Road crosses over. In fact, there are more bridges located along this stretch of the Road than the entire stretch of Route 66 from Chicago to Santa Monica!
Goffs was once a railroad junction town where the California Eastern Railway branched off the Santa Fe mainline. At one time, this railroad that was built in 1893 reached out from Goffs as the sole supply line to a small outpost known as Las Vegas, Nevada. How times have changed. Later, Goffs was yet another town […]
A stone’s throw away from that popular historic road known as Route 66 and a little north of downtown Barstow lies one of the more historic gems that the Mojave Desert region has to offer – the Harvey House. Originally named Casa Del Desierto (meaning “House of the Desert”) when it first opened in 1911, […]
The Highland Park community of Los Angeles defies any definition. One day it will be arts and crafts, that evening a craft beer mecca, and the next day an historic Latino enclave. Make of it what you will, Highland Park always has been and always will be a center for creative expression.
This unique bridge is located between Victorville and Oro Grande. It crosses the mighty Mojave River – the river of the desert’s namesake. The bridge crosses one of the only “wet” sections of the Mojave River.It’s unique because it’s the only steel truss bridge that Route 66 crosses in California. It’s even more unique as […]