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A running holiday on Route 66

A running holiday on Route 66

Salomon TV recently uploaded this well-produced video of ultra-marathon runner Max King taking what he described as a “running holiday” on Route 66 in California, Arizona and New Mexico. Salomon TV describes itself as providing “the best outdoor content, directly to…

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Two “Women on the Mother Road” sessions slated for this month in Oklahoma

Two “Women on the Mother Road” sessions slated for this month in Oklahoma

Two Route 66 towns in Oklahoma are hosting lectures and screenings from Katrina Parks’ “The Women of the Mother Road” website and film documentary project this month. This first will be at 7 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Carriage House…

Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program announces 2017 cost-share grants

Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program announces 2017 cost-share grants

The Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program on Thursday announced its annual cost-share grant awards, with seven grants totaling $98,137. This year’s grant awards are remarkable in their breadth, including neon-sign restorations, oral-history projects, a full assessment of Route 66’s bridges,…

Route 66 Association of Illinois launches redesigned website

Route 66 Association of Illinois launches redesigned website

The Route 66 Association of Illinois recently launched a redesigned version of its internet site. According to an email from the association this week, the website contains: Easier navigation to site content Emphasis on the association’s mission and how to…

Route 66: The Road Ahead launches website, issues second-quarter report

Route 66: The Road Ahead launches website, issues second-quarter report

Route 66: The Road Ahead Partnership recently announced the launch of a new website, at route66roadahead.org. According to a news release from the nonprofit group: The purpose of the website is to assist in achieving the mission of the Road…

John Margolies roadside photos now available for download

John Margolies roadside photos now available for download

More than 11,000 photos of roadside America that John Margolies took during a nearly 40-year career now are available for download from the Library of Congress. The archive, which runs from 1972 to 2008, includes nearly 80 photos from Route 66.…

Belgium Route 66 Association launches website, Facebook page

Belgium Route 66 Association launches website, Facebook page

The Historic Route 66 Association of Belgium announced on its new Facebook page Tuesday that it had launched a comprehensive website, as well. The association said on its Facebook page: The aim of the association is to promote Route 66…

Make sure you read the Never Quite Lost blog

Make sure you read the Never Quite Lost blog

Thanks to a Route 66er on Facebook, I stumbled onto the Blue Miller’s Never Quite Lost weblog, which takes deep historical dives into assorted landmarks on Route 66. Never Quite Lost — subtitled “The Road Goes On Forever” — launched…

Lebanon, Lacede County in Missouri launches new website

Lebanon, Lacede County in Missouri launches new website

The Lebanon-Laclede County Route 66 Society of Missouri launched a new, comprehensive website this week. The website is here. According to a news release: You’ll find up-to-date news about Route 66 activities in “Today’s 66,” with historical articles and photos…

A high-speed trip on Route 66 through the Mojave Desert

A high-speed trip on Route 66 through the Mojave Desert

A dedicated driver known only by the name of Forgotten Hwy recently uploaded footage of drives on Route 66 through California’s Mojave Desert. These are quality, high-speed videos with annotations of towns, prominent crossroads and streets encountered on the Mother…

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