Route 66 Rust: 2004

Route 66 Rust: 2004

Old car, advertising and road signs, and gas pump at the Hackberry General Store, Route 66, Hackberry, Arizona. Hackberry was founded when prospectors found a rich vein of ore here in the 1870's. A large Hackberry tree grew by the spring and gave the town its name.

Photo taken in 2004 by photographer Carol M. Highsmith. Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. LOC original medium: digital TIFF file, infrared.