Route 66 symbolizes American freedom
Today’s Video of the Day from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) features Route 66, which was named “The Mother Road” by John Steinbeck.
The route was established in November of 1926, and symbolizes American mobility and freedom.
According to the USGS, the starting point of Route 66 is in Chicago at the corner of Adams Street and Michigan Avenue.
This satellite mosaic was created using a combination of historical aerial photos and current imagery from the USGS EROS.
Video Credit: United States Geological Survey