Route 66 Barn Find Road Trip: Lost Collector Cars Along The Mother Road by Tom CotterRoute 66 Barn Find Road Trip: Lost Collector Cars Along The Mother Road by Tom Cotter

Route 66 Barn Find Road Trip: Lost Collector Cars Along The Mother Road

byTom CotterPhotographerMichael Alan Ross

Hardcover | October 15, 2016

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Abandoned cars on America's most iconic abandoned road. Sounds like a great idea for a road trip.

For a nation that loves the idea of the road, there is no more legendary ribbon of highway than the 2,451 miles comprising historic Route 66. Along the Mother Road lies the detritus of the automotive age: motels, roadside attractions, diners, service stations, drive-ins, and dives. Hidden in, around, and behind its buildings or abandoned along its roadside hide collector cars, lost trucks, and moldering motorcycles. How could there be a better destination for automotive archaeologist Tom Cotter?

InRoute 66 Barn Find Road TripCotter and his BBF (best barn finder) pal Brian Barr jump on Route 66, just outside Chicago, seeking rusted gold in every state Route 66 passes through. Along the way, ace lensman Michael Alan Ross documents their finds, mishaps, and various adventures. Starting in the Midwest and barreling through Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico, the barn-find bunch continues on to Arizona before completing their quest in Santa Monica, California. You'll never guess what automotive treasure they see peeking out from corroded garages and behind weary buildings along the way. You can bet every awesome barn find was investigated and recorded inRoute 66 Barn Find Road Trip.

Whether you've only dreamed of retracing US 66 or are familiar with its path but never considered car hunting there,Route 66 Barn Find Road Tripwill take you on the trip of a lifetime. Hop in; you can ride shotgun.

Tom Cotterhad long been involved in nearly every facet of the automotive and racing industries before writing his first book. From mechanic and auto salesman to heading the public relations department at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Cotter formed his own racing and automotive PR and marketing agency, Cotter Group. The agency represented s...
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Title:Route 66 Barn Find Road Trip: Lost Collector Cars Along The Mother RoadFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:192 pages, 11.12 × 9.62 × 0.75 inShipping dimensions:11.12 × 9.62 × 0.75 inPublished:October 15, 2016Publisher:MotorbooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0760351708

ISBN - 13:9780760351703

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"The book is jammed packed full of nostalgia and possibilities. Every car has a story, and every car owner likes to tell his."
- DeansGarage.com