Route 66 News

A “green” refueling stop

Urban Tulsa published a long, wide-ranging article about Michael Wallis, Tulsa and the Route 66 Alliance, and two guys who want to drive Route 66 this summer in a 1966 GTO that’s been converted to run on compressed natural gas.…

The story behind Ozark Trail obelisks

The Plainview (Texas) Daily Herald posted a fascinating story about the obelisks that once dotted the length of the Ozark Trail highway system, which parts of which became early alignments of Route 66. According to the Drive The Old Spanish…

Next on the Mother Road

Next, a fashion website based in Great Britain, recently had a film shoot on Route 66 in West Hollywood to the Mojave Desert. Here’s a behind-the-scenes video: Here’s the finished product: Dig the soundtrack by the Dandy Warhols. Like this:Like…

Notes from the road

Richard Talley of the Motel Safari in Tucumcari, N.M., says a lot has been happening in his town lately. Here’s what he said by e-mail (with some minor editing): Here’s a shot of the new AutoPros auto care center across…

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