The American Military Vehicle Preservation Association staged an event that saw history on wheels rolling through the historic landscapes of Route 66

pictures Lida Bensinger

Back in 1975, country singer CW McCall captured people’s imagination with a song that included the lines: “We gonna roll this truckin’ convoy, ‘cross the U-S-A. Convoy!” It’s rung down the years and where better to cross the USA by road than on US Route 66? Route 66 is also etched into the folklore of American highways and ingrained in popular culture not least because of the song dedicated to its route, (Get Your Kicks on) Route 66.

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