Half-Corvette in Joplin is being temporarily removed for restoration

The half-Corvette at Seventh and Main streets (aka Route 66) in Joplin, Missouri, that's served as a photo op for about a decade is being temporarily removed for a face-lift. KSN-TV reports: It will be removed sometime during the week after Thanksgiving — repaired, repainted, and re-installed by the local business, Mafia Paint Shop. The … Continue reading Half-Corvette in Joplin is being temporarily removed for restoration

Joplin dedicates Route 66 Mural Park

Most of it has been up for months, but Joplin, Mo., dedicated its Route 66 Mural Park on Thursday night with a ribbon-cutting and other downtown events. The park near at Seventh and Main — where two alignments of Route 66 intersect — features one-half of a 1964 Corvette embedded in a wall as a … Continue reading Joplin dedicates Route 66 Mural Park

Joplin will dedicate Route 66 Mural Park on Thursday

The Joplin, Mo., Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting to dedicate the Route 66 Mural Park at 6:05 p.m. Thursday, according to a news release from the chamber. The park near at Seventh and Main -- where two alignments of Route 66 intersect -- features one-half of a 1964 Corvette embedded in a wall … Continue reading Joplin will dedicate Route 66 Mural Park on Thursday

Corvette installed at Route 66 Mural Park

One-half of a 1964 Corvette was installed Friday at the Route 66 Mural Park in Joplin, Mo., near Seventh and Main streets, where two alignments of Route 66 intersect. According to a news release from the Joplin Convention and Visitors Bureau: The newly placed corvette will provide a photo opportunity for visitors to stand by … Continue reading Corvette installed at Route 66 Mural Park

Corvette arrives for Joplin mural park

A red 1964 Chevrolet Corvette -- or half of one, anyway -- recently arrived in Joplin, Mo., to be installed as part of a photo-op at the Route 66 Mural Park in downtown. According to a news release from the Joplin Convention and Visitors Bureau: Final dedication of the finished park will be held in … Continue reading Corvette arrives for Joplin mural park