See Route 66 images at Phoenix Sky Harbor Int’l Airport

(Photograph by Terrence Moore)

It’s highway journey season. And Route 66 – the Mom Highway – operating from Chicago to Los Angeles, is the enduring and most historic highway journey freeway.

First opened in 1926, Route 66 later took a again seat to interstate and superhighways that offered a quicker and extra environment friendly approach to get from right here to there.

However the historic highway nonetheless calls to folks like Tucson photographer Terrence Moore, who first traveled Route 66 when he was 9 years outdated when his household was shifting from Minnesota to California.

A brand new exhibition at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), hosted by the Phoenix Airport Museum, presents Moore’s photographs from his many travels alongside this basic freeway as knowledgeable photographer for greater than 50 years.

Tales from the Mom Highway” contains images of curio outlets, classic motels, neon indicators, and quirky roadside points of interest from a bygone period on Route 66.

“A lot of my life was shaped by the open highway; which incorporates Route 66 in addition to many different U.S. highways that every one encourage journey,” mentioned Moore. “The sensation of rolling down the freeway brings pleasure, curiosity, and discovery that I’m itching to share by way of my photos.”

PHX guests don’t want a airplane ticket to view the exhibition, which is positioned pre-security in Phoenix Sky Harbor’s Terminal 4, degree 3 by way of April 2024.

Higher but: snap a photograph with the large-scale cutout picture of a 1941 Ford Tremendous Deluxe Woody Station Wagon, share it with the Phoenix Airport Museum ([email protected]), and obtain a present.

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