Route 66 News

Route 66 Photographs goes online

Route 66 road warriors Jim Ross and Shellee Graham announced today that they have created a Web site, Route 66 Photographs, that offers prints, licensing and images for photo editors and commercial use. There are a wide range of images,…

Officials losing patience with Williams developer

Developer Mike Morgan and his Grand Canyon Northland Amusements and Entertainment investment group last year announced a massive $3 billion theme park near the Route 66 town of Williams, Ariz., on the road that leads to the Grand Canyon. According…

Missouri town planning Route 66 festival

The town of Strafford, Mo., is planning its annual Route 66 festival, according to the Springfield News-Leader. It's trying to round up volunteers and make Route 66 more prominent. This idea sounds intriguing: Keiser would like to produce a live…

Interview with the “Cars” director

ComingSoon.net has an excellent interview with "Cars" director John Lasseter. Check it out. UPDATE: Here's another interview, this time with The Australian. It includes this excerpt about Route 66. Observation is important, says Lasseter, who refers to the small town…

Do road-trip adventures still exist? You bet!

Michael Yessis of World Hum: Travel Dispatches from a Shrinking Planet asks this question amid a preview of the Independent Film Channel documentary "Wanderlust: On the Road with American Road Movies": “Does the road still promise us an open sense…

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