Pixar's Cars Movie

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U.S. Route 66 or Route 66 was a highway in the U.S. Highway system. One of the original federal routes, US 66 was established on November 11, 1926, though signs did not go up until the following year. It originally ran from Chicago, Illinois through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California before ending at Los Angeles for a total of 2448 miles (3939 km).

Route 66 underwent many improvements and realignments. Most of those affected the total mileage somewhat. One of those resulted in the movement of the endpoint from Los Angeles to Santa Monica. Contrary to common belief Route 66 never ran to the Ocean but it terminated onto what was US-101 then at the intersection of what is today Lincoln Blvd and Olympic Blvd.

Route 66 was a major migratory path west, especially during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, and supported the economies of the communities through which the road passed. People became prosperous due to the growing popularity of the highway, and those same people later fought to keep the highway alive even with the growing threat of the new Interstate Highway System.

US 66 was officially decommissioned (that is, officially removed from the United States Highway System) in 1985 after it was decided the route was no longer relevant and had been replaced by the Interstate Highway System. The road currently exists as "Historic Route 66", a National Scenic Byway, in the states it once crossed on its journey from Chicago to Santa Monica, California. It has begun to return to maps in this form.


Above is the story of Route 66 and I think that was the story of the Pixar’s movie Cars.

Pixar’s Cars movie focuses mainly on Route 66, I think it aims to get route 66 back to what it was before, a busy highway where business flourished. I found the movie the best, there’s lessons to learn, but I really like the movie because the animation was awesome, great and two thumbs ups for me. Looking forward to watch more movies created by Pixar soon.

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