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Route 66 Theater may be haunted

If we are to believe a paranormal team sent to investigate, the historic Route 66 Movie Theater in downtown Webb City, Missouri, is haunted by a spirit named Zach. Here’s the story posted on KOAM-TV: KOAM TV 7 The team…

Tri-County Truck Stop will host ‘ghost hunt’

The long-closed Tri-County Truck Stop along Route 66 in Villa Ridge, Mo., will host a “ghost hunt” by the Paranormal Task Force on Saturday night. According to a report in the Washington Missourian, the interactive event begins at 6 p.m.…

“Shadows on 66″ trailer

A few days ago, the folks who produced the upcoming “Shadows on 66″ paranormal series posted this trailer for the first episode, which features Galena’s Murder Bordello. The episode will be available Sept. 13 via download or DVD from iTunes…

Galena bordello featured in upcoming film

Three filmmakers announced this week the first offering of their latest project, “Shadows on 66,” will be released via DVD and download Sept. 13. The first film in a series will feature Galena’s Murder Bordello of Galena, Kan. The filmmakers…

Galena’s “Murder Bordello” being resurrected

A long-abandoned former bordello on Route 66 in Galena, Kan., owned by a serial-killer madam is being restored and will reopen next month as a site for guided tours. Russ Keeler, who operates After Midnight Paranormal Investigations, or AMPI, in Siloam…

“Mater and the Ghost Light” commentary

This is fascinating. John Lasseter and Dan Scanlon provide director’s commentary audio about the Pixar animated short, “Mater and the Ghost Light,” which came out during the DVD release of the 2006 Disney-Pixar film “Cars.” They prominently mention Eisler Bros.…

A closer look at Lincoln’s Ghost Bridge

Alas, the Decatur (Ill.) Herald & Review didn’t post this until after the event. But this video shows the legendary Ghost Bridge of Route 66 in Lincoln, Ill., and the Ghost Bridge Walk that became a fundraiser for The Mill…

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