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More 1993 footage from a Route 66 trip

More 1993 footage from a Route 66 trip

Anthony Reichardt has uploaded more videos from a Route 66 trip he took with a friend in August 1993 in a 1959 Cadillac. The first is a visit to Our Lady of the Highways Shrine near Raymond, Illinois. The shrine…

Big Texan Steak Ranch considers moving

Big Texan Steak Ranch considers moving

The Big Texan Steak Ranch in east Amarillo may move from the location it’s called home more for than 40 years, according to a big article in the Amarillo Globe-News. Co-owners Bobby and Danny Lee, sons of late Big Texan founder Bob Lee, told…

Kingman building ‘welcome arch’ to its downtown

Kingman building ‘welcome arch’ to its downtown

Kingman, Arizona, is building a “welcome arch” across its downtown Beale Street, according to the Kingman Daily Miner. The arch would be installed as part of Kingman’s participation as a quarterfinalist in the America’s Best Communities contest in which $10…

Crocodile Lile’s tips for traveling Route 66 in Texas

Crocodile Lile’s tips for traveling Route 66 in Texas

Many of you know Crocodile Lile, a longtime officer of the Texas Old Route 66 Association and owner of Lile Art Gallery along Sixth Avenue (aka Route 66) in Amarillo. In this new video from Texas Tourism, Lile is the…

Unexplored cave found at Grand Canyon Caverns

Unexplored cave found at Grand Canyon Caverns

Spelunkers found a previously unexplored section of Grand Canyon Caverns, on Route 66 west of Seligman, Arizona. A reporter from KSAZ in Phoenix recently accompanied the explorers into the depths: FOX 10 News | fox10phoenix.com From the story: Before this…

Lebanon proposes $500,000 Route 66 park

Lebanon proposes $500,000 Route 66 park

The parks director of Lebanon, Missouri, unveiled a plan to build a $500,000, Route 66-themed park in the city that already has received a $25,000 commitment from the Laclede County Board. However, the parks board balked at the project’s price…

Mr. Sam and the Arcadia Round Barn

Mr. Sam and the Arcadia Round Barn

This well-produced video is situated at the historic Round Barn in Arcadia, Oklahoma, but focuses more on the Route 66 landmark’s longtime host, Mr. Sam. Arcadia from Stewart Perryman on Vimeo. Alas, Mr. Sam resigned as chairman of the Arcadia…

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