Route 66 News

A virtual tour of the Mother Road

The World Monuments Fund in 2007 listed Route 66 as one of the most threatened historical sites in the world. Now, the group has hired a company to to create a virtual tour of a small section of the Mother…

Hit-and-run crash damages Tulsa restaurant

A hit-and-run motorist crashed into and damaged the Corner Cafe, 11th Street (aka Route 66) and Peoria Avenue in Tulsa, early Monday, reported the Tulsa World. The vehicle struck the western corner of the restaurant at 2:11 a.m. Even though…

Top ghost sites on Route 66

In the spirit of the Halloween holiday, I decided to list the most notorious spots on Route 66 where ghosts and other unexplained phenomena occur. Literally dozens of locations along the Mother Road have seen such weirdness over the decades.…

Route 66-themed bridge will be built in Rancho

If you have to replace a historic railroad bridge, this is the way to do it. Foothill Boulevard (aka Route 66) in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., will be widened to six lanes, which will necessitate the removal of the 81-year-old Pacific…

“The Route 66 of the West”

The Press-Enterprise posted a fascinating historical article about U.S. 395, which goes 1,400 miles from Canada to Mexico through Washington, Oregon and California. Route 66 obviously stays true to U.S. 66, the Mother Road. But we’re happy to occasionally give…

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