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98 tattoos, all dedicated to Route 66, with more to come!

98 tattoos, all dedicated to Route 66, with more to come!

OK, it is a little odd to ask a virtual stranger to take off his shirt, after meeting him for 5 minutes, but this was no ordinary guy. This was the legendary Ron “Tattoo 66 Man” Jones, and he is sporting some 99 tattoos, 98…

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Circus Folks Cemetery with that personal touch!

Circus Folks Cemetery with that personal touch!

Time for a another weekend roadtrip, and given the time of the year, south was the best choice. I am in the middle of designing the new Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations book (due out no later than May) and realized that there are a…

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Ringing in the new with some old favorites

Ringing in the new with some old favorites

And some new ones, too.  The original plan was to find the Tool fence in Collinsville for the upcoming Rare Visions book.  Alas, it is gone.  And I was befuddled.  How does someone get rid of a long welded, heavy, metal fence?  But the good…

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600+ miles…

600+ miles…

(Flint Hills, Kansas)   The trip started wild and windy…with the winds in the Flint Hills of Kansas being strong enough to topple a semi. Everytime I passed an 18-wheeler, I would hold my breath and go as fast as possible, “don’t tip on me.”…

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Boston Avenue Church

Boston Avenue Church

Boston Avenue Church   |  1301 South Boston  |  Tulsa, OK  |  Completed June 9, 1929 Another sunny, yet bitterly cold and windy day in the Midwest.  Larry (Narrow Larry from Houston) has raved about this church for years, and it was about time I saw it….

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Bowling Ball environment

Bowling Ball environment

Chris Barbee and Amy  |  Nowata, OK After a late start out of town, and conflicting addresses as to the location of this bowling ball fence, er…environment, I wasn’t sure I would find it before the sun went down.  I pulled up to the house,…

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Nemechek's Signs

Nemechek's Signs

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Nemechek's Sign Field

Nemechek's Sign Field

David Nemechek  |  dates unknown  |  outside of Perry, OK Sign environment  |  creation dates unknown First things first – don’t stop along the 2 lane Highway 64 to get out and take photos, the law frowns on this behavior and will ticket you.  You…

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