Route 66 News

It’s all gute

Globe Reisefilme, based in Germany, has been posting videos on YouTube from Route 66. Here’s one about the town of Seligman, Ariz., and native son Angel Delgadillo. Even with the clip’s language barrier, it’s pretty cool: More Globe Reisefilme videos…

Tucumcari will host video kiosks about Route 66 history

The Tucumcari Convention Center will host a couple of video kiosks that will show DVDs about the Route 66 history of Tucumcari, N.M., and the surrounding area, according to the Quay County Sun. The community development office and the Tucumcari…

Christmas Eve at the Wagon Wheel Motel

I finally had the chance to stay overnight at the Wagon Wheel Motel in Cuba, Mo., and am glad I did. This historic Route 66 motel has been transformed from a diamond in the rough into a gleaming jewel, thanks…

Longtime owner of Edmond restaurant dies

Bessie “Cleo” Noe Lamson, longtime co-owner of the now-defunct Wide-A-Wake Cafe on Route 66 in Edmond, Okla., died at age 102 on Monday, according to an obituary in the Edmond Sun. Lamson and her husband Crawford owned the Wide-A-Wake for about…

At the Donut Drive-In

I happened to be driving through St. Louis on a snowy Christmas Eve, and stopped to check out the restored neon sign and the delectable products at Donut Drive-In.

A taste of the past?

I stumbled onto this video today, posted by Casey Smalley. The description of the video: Here you can place an order for a 18 oz. bottle of my family’s barbecue sauce that my grandpa, Ed Smalley, made popular through his…

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