During my travels, I chanced upon a relic of the past, an old gas station sign standing proudly along the iconic Route 66 in the United States. This fine-art photograph captures the essence of a bygone era when the "Mother Road" was the main artery of the American dream, connecting people and places from Chicago to Los Angeles.
The vintage gas station sign, with its worn and rusted surface, symbolizes the passage of time. The sky above, a canvas of soft clouds, instills a sense of freedom and adventure that once characterized this historic highway. The image is a nostalgic tribute to a time when Route 66 was bustling with life, and gas stations like these served as waypoints for travelers seeking new horizons.
© Dan Kosmayer, 2022