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New T-shirt features Whoopee Coaster

Tourist Trap Tees, based in Oklahoma, is releasing a new T-shirt featuring a Mother Road legend from Illinois. This one is the Whoopee Coaster of Lyons (also known as the Whoopie Coaster) — a long wooden structure basically designed as a…

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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…

New T-shirts pay tribute to Route 66 legends

New T-shirts pay tribute to Route 66 legends

A graphic designer in Oklahoma has collaborated with two well-known Route 66 enthusiasts to create his Tourist Trap Tees line, which pays tribute to legends of the Mother Road. Tourist Trap Tees has shirts inspired by Rimmy Jim’s Trading Post…

A listing of Route 66 sites used in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

A listing of Route 66 sites used in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

The Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue — which includes a prominent section about Route 66 — hit the magazine’s website Monday and was scheduled to be on newsstands this week. Here’s a behind-the-scenes video from the magazine’s Route 66 photo shoot:…

Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue includes a Route 66 section

Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue includes a Route 66 section

Sports Illustrated’s much-ballyhooed swimsuit edition this year includes a section that was shot on Route 66. That was confirmed by taking a gander at the magazine’s cover that was revealed this week: If you can’t see it, here’s the relevant…

Fashion amid the ruins

Photographer Joanna Delys and a crew of assistants did a photo shoot of Route 66 clothing (a European fashion line, I believe) with French model Gaëlle Fromaigeat at the ruins of a gas station. I think this is along Route…

Limited-edition T-shirts raises money for Whiting Bros. sign restoration

Retro — Relive the Route, a group that aims to improve historic preservation and tourism in the Edgewood and Moriarty area of New Mexico, is selling a limited-edition T-shirt that will help raise the funds to restore the signs at…

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