Route 66 News

Notes from the road

It’s a busy weekend for many roadies. First,  the Arizona Route 66 Association’s 22nd annual Fun Run begins Friday. The Kingman Daily Miner has a schedule and a preview. Second, the Illinois Route 66 Red Carpet Corridor celebration in northern…

Mystery of the Missing Monument

Delbert Trew, who owns a ranch on old Route 66 near Alanreed, Texas, and has been a longtime Route 66 supporter, writes in the Amarillo Globe-News about a long-missing Texas highway monument that once greeted Route 66 westbound travelers at…

It came from the 1960s

Here’s a segment of former British pop princess Sandie Shaw performing Bobby Troup’s “Route 66.” I’m fairly certain this came from a 1960s BBC show called “The Sandie Shaw Supplement,” in which she performed music based on the subject of…

New details about Cars Land

PirateGuy’s Corner, an entertainment blog, a few weeks ago posted new conceptual drawings and more details about Disneyland Resort’s Cars Land, a new addition to the Southern California amusement complex that’s inspired by the 2006 Disney-Pixar movie “Cars” and the…

Fran Eickhoff dedication

Members of the Route 66 Association of Missouri and family and friends of the late Fran Eickhoff gathered at the Fanning 66 Outpost and General Store in Fanning, Mo., to pay tribute to her decades of service to the Mother…

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