May 14, 2008

From Kingman to Oatman

Kingman to Oatman, a Route 66 historic road takes you on a winding journey through old Route 66 days and ends up in a town full of burros, tourists and dance hall girls.
The Town of Oatman was named in honor of Olive Oatman, who was kidnapped as a young girl by Mojave Indians and later rescued in 1857 near the current site of the town. Oatman was served by a narrow gauge rail line between 1903 and 1905 that ran 17 miles to the Colorado.
Arizona has the longest stretch of Route 66 still maintained today and you can visit many interesting towns on the trip besides Oatman and Kingman, such as Seligman, and Williams.
Wehen you are in Oatman Take a walk down Main Street. Here you will see the local saloon, general store, stop by the old Oatman Hotel and see where Clark Gable and Carol Lombard spent their honeymoon, or see the gunfightersshoot it out.



“OATMAN” famous Hotel



Hells Angels
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NYC map… for what?

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