Route 66 News

A few inside details from “Cars 2″

Author Michael Wallis, who voiced the Sheriff of Radiator Springs in Disney-Pixar’s¬†“Cars” and served as the film’s Route 66 consultant, recently completed voicework on the sequel “Cars 2.” Although he hasn’t seen a final edit of the film slated for…

For a really big meal …

Folks may laugh at restaurant gimmicks like this … until they remember the Big Texan Steak Ranch‘s 72-ounce steak challenge has helped keep it in the public eye for more than 40 years. This restaurant is Cookin’ From Scratch, near…

Shake-up at the Route 66 Festival

A committee that oversees the June 9-12¬†International Route 66 Festival in Amarillo, Texas, recently took the responsibility for organizing the festival and its awards night away from longtime Route 66 enthusiast Jim Conkle. In the wake of that move, Conkle…

Bill would cut funding to Claremore museums

A bill working its way through the Oklahoma Legislature would cut funding to the Will Rogers Memorial Museums and the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum along Route 66 in Claremore, Okla., reported the Claremore Daily Progress. State Rep. Leslie…

Antiques TV show coming to Albuquerque

The “Treasure Hunters Roadshow” syndicated television show is coming to Albuquerque on March 1-4 for filming along Route 66 in the city, according to a press release today. Albuquerque residents are invited to bring their rare collectibles and antiques to…

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