Edward Keating shares his visions of Route 66

A staff photographer for The New York Times recounts the 1977 trip he took on the immortal highway though the soul of America, the legendary Route 66.

Edward Keating, who often provides images of the quiet, little-noticed moments at weddings featured in the Sunday Times, recently revisited the renowned road. His tale begins in a Flagstaff, Ariz., motel.

“Rt. 66: A Journey Across America” includes an accompanying slide showthat highlights the images Keating made while retracing the path he took as a younger man.