If you are in the area of Tulsa, Oklahoma you can find this “village” off of what is now Southwest Blvd in the southwestern part of town.

 

 

Route 66 Village Tulsa - Tulsa 66 Sign

Route 66 Village Tulsa – Tulsa 66 Sign

While there were some very picturesque items here, there was little signage that would describe what you are looking at and why it is here.

 

Route 66 Village Tulsa - Tower and Train

Route 66 Village Tulsa – Tower and Train

There are 2 major features that stand out – the “Meteor” train and the oil derrick tower.

 

Route 66 Village Tulsa - Red Fork Centennial Oil Derrick Tower

Route 66 Village Tulsa – Red Fork Centennial Oil Derrick Tower

Route 66 Village Tulsa - Red Fork Centennial Oil Derrick Sign

Route 66 Village Tulsa – Red Fork Centennial Oil Derrick Sign

The Red Fork Centennial Oil Derrick and the village seem to be part of a master plan by Tulsa to celebrate the famous Route 66 that runs through the city.

 

Route 66 Village Tulsa - Meteor Train Engine

Route 66 Village Tulsa – Meteor Train Engine

The “Meteor” train is a gorgeous piece of history. Unfortunately we could not find any signage about the train.

 

Route 66 Village Tulsa - Oklahoma Outline and Meteor Train

Route 66 Village Tulsa – Oklahoma Outline and Meteor Train

This feature is an outline of Oklahoma and signifies that this is a Blue Star Memorial By-Way.

 

Route 66 Village Tulsa - Get Your Kicks Hand Made Sign

Route 66 Village Tulsa – Get Your Kicks Hand Made Sign

One of the interesting items is this sign painted on the building next door. It doesn’t seem to be an official part of the village but is a welcome addition.

 

Route 66 Village Tulsa - Mailbox

Route 66 Village Tulsa – Mailbox

And one of the strangest features was this mailbox. So if you feel like writing them a letter, this is where it will go. From here is anyone’s guess.

 

 

This is worth a stop if you are a follower of the old Route 66. Very scenic but not very informative.

There doesn’t seem to be any official information website for this place. You can find numerous travel sites that will say something about it if you search.

 

 

Route 66 Village - Tulsa, OK

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