Route 66 News

Seligman Sundries’ Year in Review

The good folks at Historic Seligman Sundries in Seligman, Ariz., put together this “Year in Review” video of some of the tourists who visited. Disclosure: I make an appearance in the film. Think tie-dye. Music is The Road Crew, doing…

Three hours of Christmas music

If you still need to wrap presents or have time to kill, relax with more than three hours of Christmas music:

“18 Wheels to Bethlehem”

Somehow, this video and song by The Mighty Lumberhorn winds up being reverent as to “the reason for the season” and is wacky at the same time.

“The Day Truckers Saved Christmas”

This video by Trucker Steve is, well, interesting: Trucker Steve is quite a little Internet entrepreneur. You can follow him on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.

“Pipes & Sticks on Route 66” teaser trailer

Filmmaker John McDonald posted a four-minute teaser trailer about his latest work, “Pipes & Sticks on Route 66,” which documents last spring’s tour of the Mother Road by five world-class Scottish musicians. McDonald is still looking for financial support to…

“Truckin’ Trees for Christmas”

Our opportunities to update the site will be a bit iffy during the holiday. So we’ll post a few Christmas-related music videos about the long-haul truckers who help keep the economy of America — and Route 66 — going. Here’s…

Big Red at Henry’s Rabbit Ranch dies

Big Red, a long-eared mascot at Henry’s Rabbit Ranch in Staunton, Ill., died in his sleep late Wednesday or early Thursday, reported his owner Rich Henry on the Route 66 yahoo group. Henry wrote: He was the perfect image of…