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At the Garden of the Gods
Colorado Springs, Colorado

Garden of the Gods

Strange red rock formations that have been attributed to a higher power for hundreds of years.
38.8784, -104.8698
The one-lane Sidewalk Highway south of Miami, Oklahoma.
Miami, Oklahoma

Route 66 Sidewalk Highway

When you can afford only half a road, you build only half a road.
36.8156, -94.9270
The M65 Atomic Cannon, affectionately called "Atomic Annie" by the grunts back in the day, stands guard against the Flint Hills prairie chickens and hawks. (3 o'Clock AM)
Junction City, Kansas

Atomic Annie

Cannon designed to fire an atomic warhead.
39.0382, -96.7630
Facing the old station. The small sign tells tale of the counterfeit scheme.
Arcadia, Oklahoma

Old Route 66 Filling Station

Along the historic Mother Road is an old gas station with a secret counterfeiting past.
35.6603, -97.2740
Pops
Arcadia, Oklahoma

Pops

The future of roadside attractions is this sci-fi soda mecca that is home to a 66-foot tall neon pop bottle.
35.6582, -97.3355
McLean, Texas

Devil's Rope Museum

The folks at the Devil's Rope Museum want you to get hooked on barbed wire history.
35.2317, -100.5968
Britten's leaning tower in Groom
Groom, Texas

The Leaning Tower of Texas

This water tower slanted at an uncomfortable angle off the old Route 66 was an ingenious marketing ploy.
35.1981, -101.0819
Amarillo, Texas

Cadillac Ranch

A sculpture made of ten cadillacs as a monument to the "Golden Age" of the American automobile.
35.1872, -101.9871
Warning sign on the perimeter fence of the Pantex property.
Panhandle, Texas

Pantex Plant

The only nuclear weapon assembly and disassembly plant in the U.S.
35.3305, -101.5459
Henry's Rabbit Ranch
Staunton, Illinois

Henry's Rabbit Ranch

This lagomorph-obsessed Route 66 emporium is home to a giant jackrabbit that sits in a bunny graveyard.
39.0044, -89.7819
The world's largest bottle of catsup.
Collinsville, Illinois

World's Largest Catsup Bottle

Quirky water tower advertises the long-gone Brooks Tomato Products Co.
38.6629, -89.9823
Historical Luna Café sign
Granite City, Illinois

Luna Café

A notorious Route 66 eatery once frequented by Al Capone.
38.7617, -90.0890
Monks Mound at Cahokia.
Collinsville, Illinois

Cahokia Mounds

Once one of the world's great cities, Cahokia was a place of religious worship, trade and mass human sacrifice before being mysteriously abandoned.
38.6570, -90.0587
Sullivan, Missouri

Meramec Caverns

400 million-year old limestone caverns nestled in the Ozarks served as shelter and a hideout for cultures throughout North American history.
38.2745, -91.1057
World's Largest Rocking Chair
Cuba, Missouri

Former World's Largest Rocking Chair

The world's second largest rocking chair is found on Route 66 in Cuba... Missouri.
38.0371, -91.4691
Warren G. Harding Home.
Marion, Ohio

Warren G. Harding Home

Among the artifacts at the home of one of America's least favorite presidents is a urinal with some of his actual pee.
40.5865, -83.1216
Would you like a little scandal with that petrol?
Zillah, Washington

Teapot Dome Service Station

Perhaps the world's only gas station inspired by a political scandal.
46.4047, -120.2694
Ballard City Hall Municipal Building, 1915
Seattle, Washington

Ballard Centennial Bell Tower

A 1,000 pound brass bell commemorates a time when this small maritime neighborhood was actually its own separate city.
47.6676, -122.3847
Seattle, Washington

Bergen Place Park and Mural

A commemorative mural in this tiny Ballard park honors the neighborhood's rich Scandinavian ties, particularly with Seattle's Norwegian sister city Bergen.
47.6680, -122.3847
Ballard Bridge control tower
Seattle, Washington

Ballard Bridge

Granting the right of way to ships over surface traffic since 1917.
47.6594, -122.3761
Macefield's house
Seattle, Washington

Edith Macefield's House

The tale of a strong-willed woman who stood her ground when the the commercial world came rumbling in.
47.6624, -122.3754
Seattle, Washington

"Henry" Murals

Seattle’s Whimsical Mural Master.
47.6617, -122.3667
The elaborate stage backdrop.
Seattle, Washington

Hale's Palladium

A brewery warehouse which doubles as a circus bigtop.
47.6592, -122.3656
Hammering Man close-up
Seattle, Washington

Hammering Man

This working class sculpture pounds his hammer all the livelong day.
47.6070, -122.3381