Route 66 News

Authentic American Spook Light

Time magazine put out a list of 50 Authentic American Experiences 2009 — one from each state. The state-by-state listing can be seen browsed here. It’s a great list, with many obscure and quirky attractions. One that made the cut…

Route 66 documentary in the works

California-based Waterline Entertainment is producing a historical documentary about Route 66 that is tentatively slated to be released sometime in 2011. Geoff Foley, a writer and producer at Waterline, and I recently made connections through my Twitter account. He said…

A tour of Jim Ross’ property

Oklahoma Route 66 historian and author Jim Ross gives a tour of his house, the design which was inspired by Phillips 66 cottage-style gas stations from the 1930s. Ross also built roadside-based guest cabin on his property, which sits on…

Woman soon will travel part of Route 66 on horseback

Megan Carter soon will begin her Buffalo Moon Expedition — riding on horseback from southeastern Oklahoma to Chicago partly on Route 66. Carter’s journey begins Sept. 1, but she reckons she won’t be on the Mother Road until later in…

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