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State Line: Route 66 Crosses From Missouri Into Kansas
Kansas never received its fair share of the Mother Road. Out of the original route’s 2,448 miles, only 13 of them traversed the sunflower state. Even so, that tiny allotment was generous, compared to the slap-in-the-face delivered by the Interstates that replaced Route 66. Once the freeway arrived and the old 66 shields came down, Kansas was completely bypassed. Given the circumstances, perhaps Kansas’ share of Route 66 should merely be a footnote in our country’s highway history. But that just wouldn’t do. It turns out, mile per mile, Kansas delivers more old road satisfaction than any other state, and …