A GREAT COLLECTORS ITEM FOR FANS OF "THE MOTHER ROAD"....U.S. Route 66 (US 66 or Route 66), also known as the Will Rogers Highway, the Main Street of America or the Mother Road, was one of the original highways within the U.S. Highway system. US 66 was established on November 11, 1926. The highway, which became one of the most famous roads in the United States covers a total of 2,448 miles. It was recognized in popular culture by both the hit song "Get Your Kicks on Route 66" and the "Route 66" TV show in the 1960s. This "Route 66" Red White Blue shield metal sign measures 15 inches by 15 inches and weighs 2lb(s). This sign is hand made in the USA using heavy gauge American steel and a process known as sublimation, where the image is baked into a powder coating for a durable and long lasting finish.