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Hit The Road in The Galleries


The images presented here, on this site, are the culmination of 12 years of my travels down The Mother Road.  It all started back in 2004, when I took a break from a National Parks tour to see what what left of the old fabled highway.   As I traveled the old blue highway, sometimes desolate, at other times, full of life, I fell in love with the scenes that resonated the America of yesterday.  The uniqueness of each business, the ever changing landscape, and folks that greeted you with a smile and a good ole’ yarn. I was hooked!  Though the framing of my images, I strive to influence visitors to experience the time warp of Route 66!

See you on the road!    - David J. Schwartz

Today, there are a number of well-respected, talented photographers who are focused on Route 66 as a subject, but few possess the understanding of the energy of the road like David Schwartz.

Pics On Route 66 offers a more personalized, emotive take, bringing the spirit of Route 66 to life in all of Schwartz’ shoots. As such, his work may very well represent the mood and culture of the Mother Road better than any contemporary photographer of his generation.
— Brennen Matthews Editor-in-Chief, ROUTE Magazine Past Editor-in-Chief, Destination Magazine

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