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Mr. C’s Route Post goes up for sale

Mr. C’s Route Post goes up for sale

Mr. C’s Route Post, a Route 66 souvenir shop in Lebanon, Missouri, has been put up for sale after the death several months ago of owner Scott Cameron. Shelly Stallings of ReMax is the agent, and the property is listed…

Kingman Route 66 Walk of Fame inductees announced

Four inductees for the Route 66 Walk of Fame in Kingman, Arizona, during the Best of the West on Route 66 Festival on Sept. 25-27 recently were announced. The inductees also will be recognized as King of the Road, an…

New Jobe’s owner will turn it into antique store

The new owner of Jobe’s Drive-In in El Reno, Oklahoma, will convert the Route 66 restaurant into a “cowboys and Indians” antique store after buying it at auction last weekend, according to the El Reno Tribune. Cliff Johnson, a musician,…

Bridge near Funks Grove soon will be closed until late October

Bridge near Funks Grove soon will be closed until late October

A stretch of Route 66 that goes near Funks Grove Pure Maple Sirup and the Illinois hamlet of Funks Grove will be closed through late October because a 1950s-era bridge will be replaced. According to a brief in the Bloomington…

Flintstones Bedrock City put up for sale

Flintstones Bedrock City put up for sale

The Flintstones Bedrock City theme park and campground south of the Grand Canyon and north of the Route 66 town of Williams, Arizona, has been put up for sale for $2 million, according to ABC News. Established in 1972, the…

Movie being filmed in Tucumcari

A major film, “Comancheria,” starring Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine and Ben Foster, is being filmed in and around the Route 66 town of Tucumcari, New Mexico, this week, according to the Quay County Sun newspaper and other accounts. CBS Films…

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…

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