Having Fun and Doing Good for Others
Two 66 year old car guys, in a 1966 Thunderbird, traveling down Route 66
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Diabetes - Did You Know....?
30,000 people are diagnosed with Type One Diabetes (T1D) every year in the US. Those diagnosed under the age of 20 increased 23% from 200 to 2009.
This travel adventure raised $1,283.00 in donations to JDRF for diabetes research that will improve treatment and help find a cure. Thanks Jim and Joe!
Personal Luxury Car
1966 Ford Thunderbird
The 1966 was the last of the true Thunderbird's, Our traveling companion was assembled on the Lincoln Continental line on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1965 and was purchased for $5,020.60 in January, 1966 from McKay Ford Dealership in Seattle, WA,
We acquired the car from the original owners grandson in March, of 2013, with 106,000 miles on the odometer and original paint.
66 Year Old Team
Jim and Joe met 8 years ago when Joe's daughter agreed to marry Jim's son, They also now have a co-granddaughter.
Joe and Jim have harbored a desire to travel the Mother Road a long time. When they admitted it to each other one day last year, and decided to take the trip together, the adventure began.
US Route 66
Established Nov. 11, 1926
Length-2,451 mi. (3,945 km.)
East end - Chicago, IL - West end - Santa Monica, CA