The quintessential Boom-and-Bust Highway of the American West, Route 66 once hosted a thriving array of boomtowns built around oil mines, railroad stops, cattle ranches, resorts, stagecoach stops, and gold mines. Illustrated with gorgeous sepia-tone and color photography, this book tours dozens of ghost towns, rich in stories and history. Written by Jim Hinckley, of Jim Hinckley's America with photographs by Kerrick James.
This book is a great travel guide - each Ghost Town profiled has tips for finding and enjoying it. Also includes a 24" x 36" fold-out map of Route 66.