Route 66 News

A tour of John’s Modern Cabins

This well-produced video gives you a tour and a history of the abandoned and fast-decaying John’s Modern Cabins, located near Arlington, Mo., off old Route 66. The video was produced by Texas-based Synergy Media. Most of the historical information about…

Manning’s Coffee sign being restored

The historic Manning’s Coffee Store rooftop sign in the Highland Park neighborhood of Los Angeles is being restored, reported the Highland Park-Mount Washington Patch. Manning’s Coffee went out of business in the 1960s, and the sign’s neon lighting hasn’t functioned…

A drive over the Lake Overholser Bridge

This YouTube poster drove his old Mustang over the recently restored Lake Overholser Bridge, which carries old Route 66 in Oklahoma City: The 1924 bridge was reopened to traffic in October after a $4 million repair project. NOTE: Skip ahead…

Cookin’ from Scratch will appear on Travel Channel show

The Cookin’ from Scratch restaurant off Route 66 in Doolittle, Mo., will be featured in an episode of the Travel Channel’s “Truck Stop Missouri,” according to The Rolla Daily News. According to the newspaper: A segment on the Doolittle restaurant’s…

Woody Guthrie Archives will move to Tulsa

The Woody Guthrie Archives, based in New York, will move to his home state of Oklahoma and the Route 66 city of Tulsa by 2013, according a story late Tuesday by the New York Times. The Tulsa-based George Kaiser Family…

Clinton Route 66 museum will close for renovations

The Oklahoma Route 66 Museum in Clinton is set to close from January to at least mid-April for renovations, according to the museum’s website. Pat Smith, the museum’s director, said in a message on the website’s home page that the…

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