Roof-rehab event at Shamrock Court begins Sept. 9

The president of the Route 66 Association of Missouri recently announced a volunteer work session that will begin Sept. 9 at the Shamrock Court property he owns in Sullivan, Missouri. Rich Dinkela stated the rehabilitation of the roof of the Route 66 motel will begin on that day and probably last for two days. He … Continue reading Roof-rehab event at Shamrock Court begins Sept. 9

Newest cost-share grants announced from Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program

Six projects, including four historic sites, will receive more than $103,000 in cost-share grants from the Route 66 Corridon Preservation Program under the auspices of the National Park Service. The awards first were revealed Thursday in a social media post for the Road Runner's Retreat complex, which received a grant, near Chambless, California. Here are … Continue reading Newest cost-share grants announced from Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program

Cleanup effort scheduled for Shamrock Court near Sullivan

The new owner of the Shamrock Court motel near Sullivan, Missouri, has scheduled a one- or two-day volunteer cleanup effort and campout at the historic Route 66 property. The cleanup will begin at 9 a.m. July 10 and may end the evening July 11. Rich Dinkela, who announced in March he had the property under … Continue reading Cleanup effort scheduled for Shamrock Court near Sullivan

Roamin’ Rich Dinkela has Shamrock Court motel near Sullivan under contract

Roamin' Rich Dinkela, president of the Route 66 Association of Missouri and a well-known champion of Route 66 on social media, made an offer to buy the historic Shamrock Court near Sullivan, Missouri, and likely will close on the deal next month. Dinkela said in a phone interview he isn't going into the motel business. … Continue reading Roamin’ Rich Dinkela has Shamrock Court motel near Sullivan under contract

Volunteer crew does repairs, cleanup on Shamrock Court in Sullivan

A group of volunteers mostly from the Route Association of Missouri over the weekend made vital repairs and did cleanup at the long-closed Shamrock Court motel near Sullivan, Missouri. Most of the repairs were to the collapsed subflooring in the office area. The work seeks to make the property more attractive to potential buyers. The … Continue reading Volunteer crew does repairs, cleanup on Shamrock Court in Sullivan

Cleanup day scheduled next month at Shamrock Court in Sullivan

The Route 66 Association of Missouri is hosting a cleanup weekend next month for the closed but well-maintained Shamrock Court motel in Sullivan, Missouri. The cleanup days will be Saturday, Nov. 7-8, beginning at 8 a.m. each day. According to the events page on Facebook, volunteers will clean out and fix up each individual unit … Continue reading Cleanup day scheduled next month at Shamrock Court in Sullivan

Historic Shamrock Court motel near Sullivan for sale

Route 66 News learns of properties for sale along the Mother Road from time to time. But the latest one is especially notable for its historic nature, distinctive architecture and relatively good condition. The Weiland family, which has owned the Shamrock Court for more than 60 years, has decided to put it up for sale. … Continue reading Historic Shamrock Court motel near Sullivan for sale