Auburn, Illinois: Brick 66

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Address:
Snell Rd, Auburn, IL
Directions:
On the west side of Hwy 4, just north of the small town of Auburn. From Hwy 4 turn west onto either Curran Rd or Snell Rd (the brick road forms a kind of sideways V that connects to Hwy 4 at both ends). When you turn at either end the pavement is asphalt, but it quickly turns to brick.
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Brick 66

Travel back in time by driving a 1.5 mile section of brick highway. The "Auburn Brick Road" was part of Route 66 until 1930, but it wasn't until a year later that it was paved with bricks.

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Brick 66.

Brick 66

There are still some bricks along the side of this road; a great detour.

[Sharon Meier, 05/04/2020]

Brick 66.

Brick 66

My odometer measured 1.2 miles of brick. A fun little, short, but sweet drive in a rural area. Easy to get to from I-55.

[O'Neal, 11/06/2015]

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