More about the Ski Lodge Roof House in Daggett

A recent Facebook post by the Daggett Historical Society in Daggett, California, sent me down a rabbit hole regarding the weirdly shaped house called Ski Lodge Roof House, Ski Slope Lodge or Russian House along Route 66 in town. The historical society posted last month on Facebook: Last night's DHS meeting was on what is … Continue reading More about the Ski Lodge Roof House in Daggett

Route 66 motel photos from 1970s shown by California gallery

Plenty of photographers have documented old motels along Route 66 in the past 20 years. However, a new exhibit, "Route 66 Motels" at the Joseph Bellows Gallery in La Jolla, California, shows images more than 40 years old. The images predate even Quinta Scott's valuable "Along Route 66" images from the late 1970s through the 1980s. … Continue reading Route 66 motel photos from 1970s shown by California gallery

Biography about Cyrus Avery coming next year

Susan Croce Kelly, well-known among Route 66 fans for co-writing "Route 66: The Highway and Its People" with photographer Quinta Scott in 1988, will publish a biography about Cyrus Avery, the so-called Father of Route 66, in 2014. The Avery book will be published by University of Oklahoma Press. Asked to describe her forthcoming volume, Kelly wrote … Continue reading Biography about Cyrus Avery coming next year