A PBS-TV show titled "Two for the Road" recently aired a special episode that features the Texas Panhandle, of which a prominent portion includes Route 66 country. The show generously showcases the Route 66 towns of Shamrock, McLean, Groom, Amarillo, Vega, Adrian and Glenrio, along with Palo Duro Canyon, a popular side trip south of … Continue reading “Two for the Road” episode on PBS-TV features the Texas Panhandle
Those who've been on Facebook in recent weeks may have noticed photographs of people along the Mother Road and their handwritten thoughts for the "I Am Route 66" project. Surfing through the website, I've counted about 20 people from Route 66 with their images and writings -- mostly from the Texas Panhandle and eastern New … Continue reading “I Am Route 66” project focuses on its people
Many of you know Crocodile Lile, a longtime officer of the Texas Old Route 66 Association and owner of Lile Art Gallery along Sixth Avenue (aka Route 66) in Amarillo. In this new video from Texas Tourism, Lile is the star in describing the state's Route 66 attractions. https://youtu.be/kxvJVphA7Hk (Screen capture from the Texas Tourism … Continue reading Crocodile Lile’s tips for traveling Route 66 in Texas
This segment about Route 66 in Amarillo stars Bob "Crocodile" Lile of Lile Art Gallery and a host of other people from that Texas Panhandle city. https://youtu.be/nBCbXJRSd4U The video was produced by Larry Lemmons and aired on KVII-TV in Amarillo on Thursday. Music is by The Road Crew.