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Auto museum with giant gas pump planned in Sapulpa

Auto museum with giant gas pump planned in Sapulpa

A┬áHeart of Route 66 Auto Museum is being planned along the Mother Road in Sapulpa, Oklahoma, that includes a 20-foot-tall, vintage-inspired gas pump. The museum is being built in the old armory building (below) along Route 66 on Sapulpa’s west…

Large Indian statue moved to Edmond

Large Indian statue moved to Edmond

A large bronze statue of American Indian┬áchief Touch the Clouds that once graced the Houston Oilers’ stadium was purchased and moved to a spot this week along Route 66 in Edmond, Oklahoma. According to the Edmond Sun newspaper, the statue…

Rocky Frisco, R.I.P.

Rocky Frisco, 77, a piano-playing legend in the Tulsa music scene, died Tuesday. In a career that spanned almost 60 years, Frisco probably was best-known as a longtime collaborator with another Tulsa music legend, J.J. Cale. But also played piano…

A word from our sponsor …

A word from our sponsor …

Ann Brimacombe, an art director based in Minneapolis, posted some of the television ads she worked on for Kmart and its Route 66 fashion line. As you can see, these whimsical ads take on a road-trip theme — including one…

Get your hits on Route 66

Get your hits on Route 66

A story in the State Journal-Register caught my eye — a groundbreaking ceremony June 6 for a large medical marijuana facility that will be built on old Route 66 north of Lincoln, Illinois. The Cresco Labs facility at Old Route…

Actor James Woods is traveling Route 66

pic.twitter.com/46Sdpz6SLD — James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) May 24, 2015 Two-time Oscar nominee James Woods has been traveling with a buddy on Route 66 since Oklahoma City, based on his Twitter feed. Here are the Mother Road-related tweets I’ve sifted. The feed…

Route 66 Gateway on Tulsa’s west side dedicated

Route 66 Gateway on Tulsa’s west side dedicated

A ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday marked the completion of one of the Route 66 Gateways on the west side of Tulsa. The main Gateway structure had been finished for months, but the concrete kiosks that explain the region’s history had been…

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