Recovering after putting the combination lock on backwards so that the combination faced the truck. Doh!
Mmmm..pork steaks - farewell dinner at Pat's
Bill under The Arch
Ye Olde Courthouse - St. Louis
This is where the magic happens.
Random girl who told us we were cool and that we should go to the Off Broadway
This is where the magic happens, part II
Wednesday, @2pm, hitting the road
Interesting juxtaposition of signage
Bible belt billboard
First stop - picked up Route 66 guidebook
Route 66 landmark - Munger Moss Motel
Bell Restaurant - dinner stop
Bill and a wallpaper mural - Bell Restaurant
Sunset, Western MO
Wow, the truck can actually go 70!
Day 2 begins with a trip to the Precious Moments Chapel - Carthage, MO
It's a small world of big-headed porcelain dolls
Oklahoma City memorial statue bums me out.
What wonders lie behind those gates?
A momument to a dream
Sistine Chapel aint got nothin' on this
How many hours did he spend on his back painting little encephalitic angels?
A precious trailer
World's Largest McDonalds - Oklahoma
Oklahoma City Memorial
Dinner at the Cattleman's Cafe - Lamb Fries - the house speciality
Lamb fries are sheep testicles.
OK, we can say we tried them.
Just tell yourself it's calamari.
Mural at the Cattleman's Cafe
Windfarm and cool clouds
A Selena fan trucker
The Big Texan - 2nd night stopover - Amarillo, TX
We arrived in time to see the last 15 minutes of Mr. Randy eating a 72-oz steak in an hour (and it's free!).
Mr. Randy inspires his high school students and all of us.
I think I could live at the Big Texan.
Free limo ride to the Big Texan - the place has it all
Texas-shaped pool where we swam from Amarillo to Brownsville
Computer Resurrection, Julie speaking, how may I help you?
Cadillac Ranch - Amarillo, TX
Possible cover of Street Rodder?
Longing for a sharpie
Great bumper sticker
Welcome to New Mexico
Smoke from a flaming Winnebago - it was spectacular and apocalyptic but you'll have to take our word for it.
El Rancho Hotel - Gallup, NM
El Rancho lobby
Breakfast at Cracker Barrell with Bob
Checkers game - Julie won - ha!
El Garces hotel - under construction - Needles, CA
More than meets the eye?
Amboy - ghost town in the desert near Joshua Tree
The TV was on but nobody was there - sign said they'd be back soon.
Truckin' down the alley to the Gilman Estate