We’ve written before of visiting a small portion of historic Route 66 in Oklahoma. Extremely interesting to look back and remember the past – the 1930’s and 1940’s, when thousands of farmers migrated to the west, or the 1950’s and 60’s, when a TV show, “Route 66”, epitomized our romantic idea of traveling on The Mother Road, as John Steinbeck called it. Sometimes melancholy, we look at what was, and think of how time and “progress” moved away from the road, and its people.
A year ago, I visited Bristow for its “Route 66 Car, Truck, Bike, and Tractor Show” on Labor Day Weekend. Here is my post relating to that: “Route 66 Revisited”. The point of this rambling is that I returned again this year, Saturday, August 31. Here are some photographs from the visit. Hope you enjoy them.
If travel photography interests you, or if just sight-seeing travel is your thing, try to see what’s left before it’s gone – or replaced by new tourist attractions, in an imitation of what used to be…
Sony Alpha 77, Sony 16-50 lens, Tamron 70-300 lens