Roadside USA: Route 66 and Beyond

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Roadside USA: Route 66 and Beyond is a collection of 30 detachable color postcards by roadside culture photographers Jim Ross and Shellee Graham. With heritage tourism now among the fastest growing industries in America, motorists in search of adventure are hitting the road in greater numbers than ever before. Along the way, the fun of sending postcards provides a great opportunity to share the journey in real time and to create personalized souvenirs. The images in Roadside USA represent a grab bag of roadside vignettes from around the country--everything from forgotten motels and classic cars to dazzling neon. Whether traveling through Wyoming, Texas, Florida, or anywhere else, these glimpses from America s byways will add an exclamation point to your message and help share your enthusiasm for the wonder and excitement of the open road.

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Jim Ross is a writer, photographer, and recognized authority on Route 66. He is the author of Oklahoma Route 66, co-creator of The Route 66 Map Series (with Jerry McClanahan), and is a co-founder of American Road magazine. His photographs and articles have appeared in a wide array of books and periodicals, and he has served as a consultant to historians, preservationists, filmmakers, and journalists. He is a recipient of the John Steinbeck Award for historic preservation and a member of the Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame. Jim lives on historic Route 66 in Arcadia, Oklahoma.

Shellee Graham is one of the most widely known among roadside culture photographers. A graduate of Drake University, her work encompasses photography, art, historic preservation, and graphic design. She has authored two books, Return to Route 66 and Tales from the Coral Court. Shellee s work has appeared in regional, national, and international shows, and has been published in a multitude of books and other publications. In 2005 she became the 8th recipient of the John Steinbeck Award. Originally from West Des Moines, Iowa, she now lives in the Route 66 city of Chandler, Oklahoma.

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