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Have You Ever Wanted To See Bob Waldmire’s Bus? Well, Look No Further!

Have You Ever Wanted To See Bob Waldmire’s Bus? Well, Look No Further!

You know Bob Waldmire.


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Born in St. Louis, Missouri, on April 19th, 1945, RouteMagazine explains how Waldmire became famous through his drawings and artwork of Route 66. How did he get the inspiration for those iconic sketches? Why, by traveling along the Mother Road of course! What better way to do so than in the school bus he converted into a living space?


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After his death in 2009, the bus was permanently parked at the Route 66 Museum in Pontiac, Illinois. Visitors can admire the intricate details of the van, and get a glimpse into what life was like for Waldmire on the road. 

Check out the iconic bus here!




Pretty cool to be able to see such an iconic piece of Route 66 history, huh?

Have you gotten the chance to see Waldmire’s bus? Let us know in the comments below!