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Selfies on 66 campaign offers prizes

.@ILRoute66 wants your Route 66 selfies. Post shots to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram w/ #MyIL66 http://t.co/UgbYxDl4kK pic.twitter.com/cuFsKKI1LZ — The Daily Journal (@TDJnews) May 6, 2015 The Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway is encouraging travelers to post self-portrait photos with Route 66…

Travel Channel’s Route 66 episode of Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue

Someone has posted the Travel Channel’s 40-minute episode of the behind-the-scenes shoot on Route 66 from the recently released Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. The formatting of the video is a bit odd, but it at least is good quality. Of…

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:…

Route 66 in selfies

Professional photographer Martin Hogeboom of the Netherlands took a series of self-portraits during a Route 66 motorcycle trip, then combined them into one video. See how many of the background locations you recognize: route 66. in selfies from Martin Hogeboom…

Pulitzer winner documented Route 66

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Edward Keating documented Route 66 beginning about 15 years ago in black-and-white images that often recalled the bleak Depression-era images of Dorothea Lange. Keating won the Pulitzer in 2002 for his photo coverage of the 9/11 terrorist…

Evidence of criminal activity in Cuervo?

A man whose hobby is exploring abandoned buildings found evidence in the Route 66 ghost town of Cuervo, New Mexico, that someone might be engaging in sex crimes. As it turns out, that evidence turned up at another site off…

Woman documenting every building on Albuquerque’s Route 66

An Italian woman who is a graduate student at the University of New Mexico is photographically documenting every building and landmark on Route 66 in Albuquerque, according to a story on the university’s news service. Donatella Davanzo, a University of…

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