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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…

Class of 2014 for Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame announced

Author Marian Clark of Tulsa and the late J.M. Davis of Claremore will be inducted Oct. 18 into the Oklahoma Route 66 Hall of Fame at the Oklahoma Route 66 Museum in Clinton, according to a release from the Oklahoma…

Route 66 Alliance revealed as the group proposing a Route 66 museum in Tulsa

Prominent Route 66 author Michael Wallis and the Route 66 Alliance he leads are part of the group that submitted a proposal to the City of Tulsa to build a Route 66 museum, revealed the Tulsa World. City planner Dennis…

2014 inductees to Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame announced

Three inductees — including a previously announced historic bar in Edwardsville — were announced to the Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame during the Illinois Route 66 Association’s Motor Tour last month. Detail on the inductees may be read here.…

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