Jim Ross


About Jim Ross - Writer, photographer, preservationist and Route 66 historian


Jim RossRoute 66 authority Jim Ross is a writer, photographer, presevationist and highway historian whose photographs and articles have appeared in dozens of books and periodicals. He is the author of Oklahoma Route 66, co-author of Roadside USA, co-creator of the Route 66 Map Series and is a co-founder of American Road magazine.

Jim Ross has been awarded the John Steinbeck Award for historic preservation and is an Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame inductee. Jim lives on the Mother road near Arcadia, Oklahoma where he remains active in protecting and promoting the landmarks and cutural resources of America's legendary highway.