Route 66 and Motor Row Rave

Aug 6, 2004
Most of you know that Route 66 begins in downtown Chicago, and ends... where? Times up, turn in your papers.
What folks on the Route 66/Motor Row Rave learned is that at one time Chicago was the automobile showroom capital of the country (world). The remnants of that time can still be found on the near south side in the form of long defunct company names prominently displayed on the buildings that once housed their showrooms.
Come along on the route that's the best.


Philip leading the Rave lays out the simple to follow instructions; emphasis on simple. You'll note Heidi's what da' f*ck expression as Philip wanders into a dissertation on the difference in the composition of the original Route 66 asphalt and today's paving techniques.
Philip leading the Rave lays out the simple to follow instructions; emphasis on simple. You'll note Heidi's "what da' f*ck" expression as Philip wanders into a dissertation on the difference in the composition of the original Route 66 asphalt and today's paving techniques.
Don't laugh Nina, or else he'll have to repeat it.
Don't laugh Nina, or else he'll have to repeat it.
Never sniff the inside of your helmet.
Never sniff the inside of your helmet.
One American, one German
One American, one German
Chicago's best in blue, staking out the Batman set.
Chicago's best in blue, staking out the Batman set.
Lighting crew preparing to turn Chicago into Gotham
Lighting crew preparing to turn Chicago into Gotham
The towering ladies of Chicago Raving
The towering ladies of Chicago Raving
Twilight skating on the West Side.
Twilight skating on the West Side.
Gerard on the move
Gerard on the move
One stop on motor row
One stop on motor row
Philip adds to the discussion of Chicago's golden past
Philip adds to the discussion of Chicago's golden past
Our tour on skates and in the background the gangster tour bus.
Our tour on skates and in the background the gangster tour bus.
Belated group shot from motor row.
Belated group shot from motor row.
OK, used cars
OK, used cars
More of us for you.
More of us for you.
the bobarazzi
the bobarazzi
Brian Joyce @ Joyce Ford
Brian Joyce @ Joyce Ford
The Locomobile building
The Locomobile building
Skating east on the country's most famous Westbound Highway, Route 66
Skating east on the country's most famous Westbound Highway, Route 66
No Goetz, it's not the Berlin Wall, come on down now.
No Goetz, it's not the Berlin Wall, come on down now.
Getting more Route 66 info from Heidi
Getting more Route 66 info from Heidi
An action shot for those with broadband.
An action shot for those with broadband.
As always, skaters skating to the right.
As always, skaters skating to the right.
The end.
The end.



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