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Cyrus Avery’s grandson weighs in on merger

The Tulsa World published a follow-up to the merger Jan. 5 of the National Historic Route 66 Federation and the Route 66 Alliance into the U.S. 66 Highway Association. And look who was in a video made by the newspaper…

State will inspect Gasconade River Bridge this week

State will inspect Gasconade River Bridge this week

Inspectors from the Missouri Department of Transportation will take a closer look at the historic but now-closed Gasconade River Bridge near Hazelgreen and see what can be done, said a MoDOT official Saturday at Route 66 Association of Missouri meeting…

Two national Route 66 associations merge into one

Two national Route 66 associations merge into one

The National Historic Route 66 Association and the Route 66 Alliance have merged into one group as the previously disbanded U.S. 66 Highway Association, according to a news release Monday afternoon. Here is the news release: Tulsa, OK, January 5,…

Willem Bor builds more Route 66 miniatures

Willem Bor, a roadie from the Netherlands who’s been building detailed scale models of Route 66 landmarks, has made a few more in recent months as gifts to fellow Mother Road fans. The first is a miniature of the ruins…

Neon relighting of former Skylark Motel is Saturday

The relighting of the former Skylark Motel’s neon — including its distinctive glass-block tower — will occur about dusk Saturday at the site in St. Clair, Missouri, according to a news release from the Neon Heritage Preservation Committee of the…

New public service announcement about Route 66

This video landed in my email inbox this week. It aims to promote travel on Route 66: And this message: This project has been in the planning stages by the Route 66 Chamber of Commerce for over two years, and…

Trailer for “Route 66 Revisited”

In recent days, the Czech Route 66 Association posted this trailer for its upcoming “Route 66 Revisited” documentary. The film premieres in the Czech Republic on Oct. 22 2014 in Zlin and on Oct. 24 in Prague. Like this:Like Loading…

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