New art space at Powerhouse Visitors Center in Kingman to feature Bob Waldmire

New art space at the Powerhouse Visitors Center in Kingman, Arizona, will feature the works of late Route 66 artist Bob Waldmire when it opens March 14. According to a news release from the Historic Route 66 Association of Arizona, the art space will feature Route 66 artwork on a rotating basis. The news release … Continue reading New art space at Powerhouse Visitors Center in Kingman to feature Bob Waldmire

Time-lapse videos cruise Arizona’s Route 66

Robert S., known for the YouTube handle of "Forgotten Hwy," recently uploaded videos of time-lapse drives on Route 66 from the California border to the middle of Arizona. Forgotten Hwy uploaded several Route 66 videos from the Mojave Desert earlier this year. The videos are well-produced and edited. plus contain annotations about certain landmarks and … Continue reading Time-lapse videos cruise Arizona’s Route 66

More 1990s videos from a Route 66 journey in 1959 Cadillac

Anthony Reichardt has uploaded more videos from when he traveled Route 66 during the early and mid-1990s in a 1959 Cadillac. Reichardt's YouTube channel for the videos is here. The clips are notable for historical reasons, as many of the places he visited have vanished or changed drastically. The first video is when Reichardt and a … Continue reading More 1990s videos from a Route 66 journey in 1959 Cadillac

Two men may be responsible for several Arizona Route 66 thefts

Two valuable antique signs were stolen from Angel Delgadillo's Route 66 Gift Shop building in Seligman, Arizona, and the thieves may be responsible for other heists along the Mother Road in that region. The Daily Courier communicated with Dwight D’Evelyn at the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office about the Seligman thefts One sign advertised Coca-Cola; the … Continue reading Two men may be responsible for several Arizona Route 66 thefts

Willem Bor creates new Route 66 miniatures

Longtime readers probably know of Willem Bor of the Netherlands, who in the last few years has created miniatures of well-known Route 66 landmarks for museums or private individuals. The bad news is Bor contracted cancer and had to cancel one of his upcoming trips on Route 66. The good news is because he's got … Continue reading Willem Bor creates new Route 66 miniatures

More long-ago Route 66 adventures in a 1959 Cadillac

Anthony Reichardt recently posted more videos from 1994 and 1995 when he drove Route 66 in a 1959 Cadillac. The first is of the Hackberry General Store in Hackberry, Arizona, when it was owned and operated by the now-deceased Route 66 artist Bob Waldmire. When you hear him talk about bats, you know you're listening … Continue reading More long-ago Route 66 adventures in a 1959 Cadillac