The first fifty miles was backtracking to Springfield on the 66, we had departed at midday yesterday.
At Marshfield Dr Edwin Hubble will be remembered for his contribution in bringing outer space that much closer to earth, a replica of the Hubble Telescope erected in the centre of town.
Lush fields line the Mother Road which skirts alongside the Interstate 44 north. Today we have only touched the superhighway for a short 2 miles between sections of Route 66 which at times showed the old dual lane road.
Through Conway, Phillipsberg we caught a glimpse of businesses stopped in their tracks... time and vines showing the real age of some of these disused buildings.
The Munger Moss Motel in Lebenon is listed as being operational back in 1946. Along with the typical neon sign board out front, rooms here have route specific themes.
Across the Gasconade River on a 1923 Pony Truss bridge we drove on through Hazelgreen and one of dozens of small churches dotted across the state of Missouri - Methodism seems to be the flavour in this state!
There were numerous large and fasinating antique stops en route today, from original to fully restored, the range was breath taking.
Laquey and Buckhorn were full of old relic buildings... Waynesville, had a Frog on the hill!... why?... who knows and who cares... this is the Mother Road!