Route 66 Part 2...Tulsa OK to Lupton AZ.
West of Vega, we finally reach what is considered the "Midpoint" of Route 66 between Chicago, IL and Santa Monica, CA Adrian has the honor of being the Geo-mathematical Center of Route 66: the original U.S. highway 66 ran 1,139 miles east to Chicago and the same distance west to Los Angeles. This small rural town is the midpoint and halfway point of US Route 66. The Bent Door was a unique 24-hour Route 66 cafe, souvenir shop and gas station. Never officially named the “Bent Door Cafe”, it came to be called that because of the doors and windows that were purchased from an Army Air Force Base after WWII where they had served as part of the control tower. It was a bustling business during the hey-day of Route 66 and has many heart-warming stories. Even as it stands vacant, many people stop to reminisce and take pictures of the building.
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