Route 66 News

A tour down Route 66 in Missouri

This 22-minute video on the Mother Road in Missouri features irreverent hosts Jeremy Wood and Diane Robertson. The television show is called “Just Down the Road.” Other episodes can be viewed online at its website. Advertisements Advertisements


Rust in peace

Stumbled onto this segment from the “AAA Presents Highroads with Dan Davis” television program in Arizona about the photography artwork of Cheyenne Rouse: Rouse’s work features a lot of old vehicles along Route 66. You can see her “Rust in…

Harvey House in Barstow marks 100 years

The landmark Harvey House in Barstow, Calif., is marking its centennial, and a  celebration is planned in the coming weeks, according to the Desert Dispatch newspaper. [T]he Chamber is planning a community-wide carnival style celebration of the Harvey House’s 100th…

New “Cars 2” trailer

Here’s a new movie trailer for Disney-Pixar’s “Cars 2,” which aired during Sunday’s Daytona 500 telecast. “Cars 2” will be in theaters on June 24.

Update, or wither

The Internet isn’t just a valuable tool for businesses and organizations. Nowadays, the Internet can actually become a make-or-break situation. Case in point is the National Historic Route 66 Federation. It played a role in the passage of the National Route…

Praise the Lord, and pass the ammunition

I didn’t know “self-serving intellectualism” was so hazardous. This is the latest chapter of “Route 66: A Road Trip through the Bible.”

The woman behind Chicken Boy

Southern California Public Radio produced a feature about Amy Inouye, who saved a fiberglass Chicken Boy figure from the top of a closed downtown Los Angeles restaurant and re-erected it on her studio on 5558 N. Figueroa St. (aka Route 66) in…

The man behind Stater Bros.

Here’s a good profile by the San Bernardino County Sun about of Jack Brown, the CEO of Stater Bros. Markets in Southern California. Stater Bros. also is the chief sponsor of the annual and massively popular Route 66 Rendezvous in San…

Song written for upcoming Route 66 festival

Joe Loesch and singer Don King, who front a musical group called The Road Crew, have written and recorded a song “The Road to Amarillo,” specifically for the upcoming International Route 66 Festival in Amarillo, Texas. You can hear the…

Photo-op building in Kingman is demolished

A building in Kingman, Ariz., that was decorated in a Harley-Davidson motorcycle theme and often used as a photo opportunity by Route 66 travelers was torn down Thursday, reported the Kingman Daily Miner. The building was owned by the Burlington…

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