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Remnants of Club Cafe being dismantled

Remnants of Club Cafe being dismantled

The process of dismantling the long-closed Club Cafe restaurant in Santa Rosa, New Mexico, began this week, according to the current print edition of the Guadalupe County Communicator. The publisher of the newspaper, M.E. Sprengelmeyer, said in a text message…

New paint job, sign unveiled for Cucamonga Service Station

New paint job, sign unveiled for Cucamonga Service Station

The appearance of the once-long-neglected Cucamonga Service Station in Rancho Cucamonga, California, has changed dramatically in recent weeks, including a bright yellow repainting and a replica of the Richfield gasoline sign that once stood atop the building that was unveiled…

Panel may advocate designating Route 66 a National Historic Trail

Panel may advocate designating Route 66 a National Historic Trail

A national committee of Route 66 advocates is exploring the possibility of lobbying the federal government to permanently designate Route 66 as a National Historic Trail under the auspices of the National Park Service, according to a news release Monday…

Albuquerque’s new shopping center sign is a throwback

Albuquerque has a new shopping center along its Route 66 corridor, but its main sign will spark memories of the previous business there. The Trade Winds Shopping Center recently finished construction, and it has a sign that’s reminiscent of the…

Kingman Club sign restored

Kingman Club sign restored

The owner of a soon-to-open craft beer and wine bar in downtown Kingman, Arizona, restored the famous Kingman Club neon sign and relighted it during a ceremony Saturday night. The House of Hops, which plans to open by summer, are…

New Route 66 signs coming to Albuquerque

New Route 66 signs coming to Albuquerque

About a half-dozen new signs that join the Route 66 logo with a roadrunner will be installed in Albuquerque by the end of March, reported KRQE-TV in Albuquerque. The road runner, incidentally, is the state bird of New Mexico. The…

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