Route 66 News

Building roads

Check out this footage of a new television ad for GMC trucks, especially around the 0:06 mark: (Hat tip: Johnny “Moo-Moo” Miller) Like this:Like Loading…

Cozy dogs and Ted Drewes

You can’t do much better than this. Cozy dogs from the Cozy Dog Drive-In in Springfield, Ill., and frozen custard from Ted Drewes Frozen Custard in St. Louis will be among the fare served at the St. Louis Route 66…

Steve McQueen’s Oklahoma connection

I always wondered how Route 66 Vintage Iron in Miami, Okla., managed to acquire one of movie star Steve McQueen’s motorcycles. McQueen’s bio has him in Missouri, Indiana and California, but not the Sooner State. NWAOnline answers the question: McQueen,…

Marking the symbolic end of the road

On my Twitter account, I stumbled onto Dan Rice’s 66 to Cali business, which is an apparel shack on the Santa Monica Pier — the symbolic western end of Route 66. Rice sells American-made T-shirts with a Route 66 theme…

Another look at Afton Station

Wow. This is the second video about Afton Station in Afton, Okla., in recent days. This video was created by Ron McCoy, a Route 66 aficionado in Tulsa and a friend of co-owner Laurel Kane. Like this:Like Loading…

Another festival weekend

After a number of Route 66 festivals last weekend, including the Route 66 Rendezvous, this coming weekend is also shaping up to be a busy weekend for Mother Roaders. The International Route 66 Mother Road Festival and Car Show is…

More about NAU’s Route 66 exhibit

JackCentral.com, a student-run site of The Lumberjack newspaper in Flagstaff, Ariz., contains a more detailed look at the “Route 66 in Arizona: Don’t Forget Winona!” exhibit at Northern Arizona University’s Cline Library. The exhibit debuted the week of the recent…

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