Route 66 News

A gay old time in Gay Parita

KY3-TV in Springfield, Mo., did a feature about Gary Turner and his re-creation of the Gay Parita gas station on Route 66 in nearby Paris Springs. Those who’ve visited Turner and his station will find many of the details familiar.…

“Cars 2″ moves up release date

IGN.com reported today from the Walt Disney Studios Showcase that “Cars 2,” the sequel to the Disney/Pixar hit movie “Cars,” will likely be released earlier than originally thought: Among these in-development projects is Cars 2, which Pixar will now rush…

Book review: “The Complete Route 66 Lost & Found”

For those who don’t have either of Russell Olsen’s excellent books, “Route 66 Lost & Found” and “Route 66 Lost & Found, Vol. 2,” Voyageur Press has published a new volume, “The Complete Route 66 Lost & Found” (hardbound, 320…

Hackberry will get new fire station

The Kingman (Ariz.) Daily Miner reports that the small Route 66 town of Hackberry, Ariz., will be getting a new fire station, with the help of a longtime Route 66 business: The new station and engine will also benefit travelers…

History of the Yellowhorse empire

New American Media has an exceptional story about the history of the Yellowhorse Indian trading posts along the Arizona-New Mexico border on Route 66. It’s a story of bootlegging, bamboozlement and good old-fashioned gimmickry to make a buck. And those…

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