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Route 66 Neon Park planned in mid-Missouri

Route 66 Neon Park planned in mid-Missouri

A Route 66 Neon Park is planned to be developed in a median of Route 66 in the mid-Missouri town of St. Robert, according to a news release from a Pulaski County Route 66 organization, and a Kickstarter campaign has…

Storage of Tropics sign irks Route 66 advocates

Storage of Tropics sign irks Route 66 advocates

Several Route 66 advocates are upset the City of Lincoln, Illinois, is storing the historic Tropics Dining Room sign outdoors and exposed to the weather at a yard-waste disposal facility after it was taken down last year. Readers emailed me photographs of the Tropics sign laying…

Old “EAT” sign removed in Claremore

Old “EAT” sign removed in Claremore

An “EAT” sign that stood along Route 66 for about 40 years in Claremore, Oklahoma, was taken down Sunday because lack of maintenance made it a safety issue, according to the sign company that removed it. Adventure Signs in Claremore…

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…

Joplin installs new wayfarer signs

Joplin installs new wayfarer signs

The City of Joplin, Missouri, on Friday unveiled one of a series of 37 new wayfarer signs to help guide travelers to attractions in the city. The first one is at 423 S. Range Line Road, according to the Joplin…

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…

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