Farming on the Mother Road - 10
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Fri Sep 12, 2014 09:23 AM CDT

BARSTOW, Calif. (DTN) -- The vineyards, peaches and orange groves are gone from San Bernardino, Upland, Duarte and Pasadena, replaced by homes and concrete. The citrus associations dissolved a long time ago.

"There were orchards and vineyards that were everywhere along that stretch, but most of it is just gone," said Glen Duncan, who helped produce a historical book, "Images of America, Route 66 in California."

"A few people have old orange or lemon trees in their backyards, but that's about it," said Duncan.

Route 66 stretches across the high desert and through to valleys on the other side of ...

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