Legend has it that this abandoned building in the ghost town of Plano, Missouri, was once a casket factory. Not so, according to Route 66 News. The crumbling remains were actually home to a general store, while a building across the street, no longer extant, served the community as a mortuary.  For more information, click here.

Above, on a lonely stretch of Route 66 through Plano, a former gas station has been converted into a lovely home.