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Holbrook AZ – Wigwam Motel 010

A '57 Ford 300, a '52 Ford Customliner and a '55 Ford Country Sedan Wagon are three of the several classic cars parked at the Wigwam Motel in Holbrook, AZ. The Wigwam Motel was the inspiration for the Cozy Cone Motel in Disney's animated movie Cars.

A ’57 Ford 300, a ’52 Ford Customliner and a ’55 Ford Country Sedan Wagon are three of the several classic cars parked at the Wigwam Motel in Holbrook, AZ. The Wigwam Motel was the inspiration for the Cozy Cone Motel in Disney’s animated movie Cars.

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Clarksdale – Shack Up Inn 002

When taking a road trip down Highway 49, be sure to stay a night at one of the sharecropper shacks at the Shack Up Inn in Clarksdale, MS.

When taking a road trip down Highway 49, be sure to stay a night at one of the sharecropper shacks at the Shack Up Inn in Clarksdale, MS.


Route 66 – The Roaring 20’s 001 BW

On your epic road trip down Historic Route 66, be sure to make a stop in Grants, NM and check out the vintage signs such as The Roaring 20s liquor store sign.

On your epic road trip down Historic Route 66, be sure to make a stop in Grants, NM and check out the vintage signs such as The Roaring 20s liquor store sign.


Route 66 – U-Drop Inn 002

On your epic road trip down Historic Route 66, be sure to make a stop into Shamrock, TX and check out the U-Drop Inn with its Art Deco architecture and vintage fuel pumps.

On your epic road trip down Historic Route 66, be sure to make a stop into Shamrock, TX and check out the U-Drop Inn with its Art Deco architecture and vintage fuel pumps.


Clarksdale – Shack Up Inn 001 BW

When taking a road trip down Highway 49, be sure to stay a night at one of the sharecropper shacks at the Shack Up Inn in Clarksdale, MS.

When taking a road trip down Highway 49, be sure to stay a night at one of the sharecropper shacks at the Shack Up Inn in Clarksdale, MS.


Downtown Clarksdale 002

A small mural of blues musician Robert Johnson who, according to local mythology, made a Faustian bargain with the Devil for his talent, adorns the Delta Blues Alley Cafe in Downtown Clarksdale, MS.

A small mural of blues musician Robert Johnson who, according to local mythology, made a Faustian bargain with the Devil for his talent, adorns the Delta Blues Alley Cafe in Downtown Clarksdale, MS.


Clarksdale – The Crossroads 001 BW

This is the tourism marker for the intersection of highways 49 and 61 a.k.a. the Crossroads. The Crossroads were made famous by the song Cross Road Blues; a Delta blues song written and recorded by Robert Johnson which became part of the mythology of the Faustian bargain made by Johnson in which he sold his soul to the Devil for his musical abilities. The song was later adapted by Eric Clapton and recorded as simply "Crossroads" with his band Cream.

This is the tourism marker for the intersection of highways 49 and 61 a.k.a. the Crossroads. The Crossroads were made famous by the song Cross Road Blues; a Delta blues song written and recorded by Robert Johnson which became part of the mythology of the Faustian bargain made by Johnson in which he sold his soul to the Devil for his musical abilities. The song was later adapted by Eric Clapton and recorded as simply “Crossroads” with his band Cream.