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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…

‘Great Food Truck Race’ on Route 66 begins Aug. 23

‘Great Food Truck Race’ on Route 66 begins Aug. 23

The sixth season of the Food Network’s “The Great Food Truck Race” begins Aug. 23 with a variety of challenges along Route 66 towns, according to a news release this week. The season opener will air at 9 p.m. Eastern…

‘American Pickers’ filming on Route 66 in Oklahoma

‘American Pickers’ filming on Route 66 in Oklahoma

Two of the cast members of the History Channel’s “American Pickers” reality show spent part of last week filming on Route 66 in Oklahoma, according to an article in the Grand Lake News and one of the star’s Instagram accounts.…

A look at Route 66 in 1993

A look at Route 66 in 1993

Anthony Reichardt of Santa Ana, California´╗┐, drove his 1959 Cadillac down old Route 66 in the fall of 1993 has uploaded several videos from that journey. In them, you’re likely to see things you never may see again. Such as…

New Mexico True Television focuses on Route 66

New Mexico Tourism & Travel recently uploaded two well-produced, 22-minute episodes from New Mexico True Television that focus on Route 66 in the Land of Enchantment. What’s good about these episodes you may encounter some attractions that you may have…

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…

Malaria killed two Route 66 travelers in Missouri

Two men who mysteriously died in a Springfield, Missouri, motel room while traveling Route 66 last month succumbed to cerebral malaria, according to several media outlets, including the Associated Press. Gerrit Strydom, 45, and James Bethel, 44, both of South…

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