Route 66 News

Michael Wallis takes Disney Imagineers down Mother Road

Taking Hollywood types on a tour down historic Route 66 is getting to be old hat for best-selling nonfiction author Michael Wallis He hasn’t been guiding just Tinseltown actors, however. The first two tours Wallis guided were for employees of…

Restaurant will use old Phillips 66 station for catering

Cheever’s Cafe in Oklahoma City needed more catering space. So the owners purchased a cottage-style Phillips 66 gas station at 401 Northwest 23rd (aka Route 66) and are converting it, reports the Daily Oklahoman. The onetime Phillips 66 station —…

Parts line takes inspiration from Route 66

Navistar has introduced a new line of trucking parts called Lonestar DoubleSix Customs that takes its inspiration from the Mother Road, the company said in a news release today. The initial offering for LoneStar will feature 23 exterior parts and…

Tourism guide gets kicks with Abe

Logan County, Ill., has a new tourism guide coming out soon, and it features both Route 66 and Abraham Lincoln on the cover, reports the Lincoln (Ill.) Courier. The logo was designed by McDaniels’ Marketing in Pekin. It shows Abe…

NPS honors Atlanta’s Route 66 efforts

Two program managers for the Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program, under the auspices of the National Park Service, honored the town of Atlanta, Ill., for its ongoing Route 66 preservation efforts regarding the  historic Palms Grill, reported the Lincoln (Ill.)…

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