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Tulsa Route 66 museum’s opening finally has a date

Tulsa Route 66 museum’s opening finally has a date

The Route 66 Experience museum near┬áthe banks of the Arkansas River in Tulsa has been in the planning stages for more than a decade. Now, according to the Tulsa World, the city will announce plans later today to have what…

Artist restores his Route 66 mural in Webb City

John Biggs, who created in 1993 a large Route 66 mural on a building in downtown Webb City, Missouri, has restored the landmark, according to the Joplin Globe. The mural on the Bruner Pharmacy building at Main and Daugherty streets…

New Bloomington center already makes big impact

New Bloomington center already makes big impact

The new Route 66 Visitors Center in downtown Bloomington, Illinois, has been open less than two weeks, but the local convention and visitors bureau says it’s already made a big effect on the local economy. According to a report by…

More signs of Route 66 revitalization in Tulsa

KOTV in Tulsa filed this story about the ongoing revitalization of 11th Street, aka Route 66, in Tulsa. NewsOn6.com – Tulsa, OK – News, Weather, Video and Sports – KOTV.com | The intriguing part of the neighborhood is Soul City,…

A closer look at Oatman

A closer look at Oatman

A Northern Arizona University student, Margo McClellan, produced an audio documentary about the Route 66 town of Oatman, Arizona. McClellan told the Mojave Daily News she came to the town because of its famous burros, but also became fascinated by…

Students show design proposals for Tulsa’s Route 66

A group of University of Oklahoma architecture students on Thursday unveiled their redesigns of 11th Street in Tulsa that incorporates modern looks but pays tribute to the street’s Route 66 history. The News on 6 station in Tulsa had this…

Amboy School may become home to artists colony

Amboy School may become home to artists colony

The long-closed Amboy School in the desolate Route 66 hamlet of Amboy, California, may become a center for an artists colony, according to the Needles Desert Star in Needles, California. The Needles Unified School District owns the property, and is…

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