Experiencing Small Town America On Route 66

Springfield, Illinois

 

Photographer Ellen Klinkel is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the project  ‘Route 66’To see Ellen ’s body of work, click on any photograph.

 

Snow Cap Drive-In
Seligman, Arizona

 

Ariston Café
Litchfield, Illinois

 

Boots Court Motel
Carthage, Missouri

 

Wigwam Motel
Holbrook, Arizona

 

When traveling the American West, you are bound to come across Route 66, the Mother Road, sooner or later. In Kingman or Seligman, or perhaps in the Californian desert. This road and its history fascinated us so much that it became one of our major photographic interests in 2013.

We love photographing Route 66 as thoroughly as possible, but also getting in touch with the people who live and work along the road. These adventures let us experience true Small Town America, as well as many different landscapes, mom and pop businesses, roadside remains, lost places in the desert, old bridges and much more. Just as interesting are the more recent developments along the road: new faces and businesses popping up due to the popularity of Route 66, which is spreading all over the world.

 

Seligman, Arizona

 

Roy’s Motel and Café
Amboy, California

 

Gardner, Illinois

 

Tumbleweed Grill & Country Store
Texola, Oklahoma

 

Yellowhorse Trading Post
Arizona/New Mexico border

 

All images & text © Ellen Klinkel

 

 

 

A Matter of Time

Route 66 through the Lens of Change

Book By Ellen Klinkel & Nick Gerlich

 

 

See also:

Route 66 Black and White Fine Art

By Ellen Klinkel

 

 

 

 

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