Texas Old Route 66 Association helps replace damaged VW at Bug Ranch

The Texas Old Route 66 Association a few days ago swapped out a damaged Volkwagen at the Bug Ranch art installation in Panhandle, Texas. The association stated in a Facebook post: One of the VWs out at the Bug Ranch had been severely vandalized and pretty much on the ground for the last 2 years.Thanks … Continue reading Texas Old Route 66 Association helps replace damaged VW at Bug Ranch

Texas Old Route 66 Association officers freshen up the midpoint of Route 66 in Adrian

Officers of the Texas Old Route 66 Association this week repainted the on-road markers of the so-called midpoint of Route 66, directly across from the Midpoint Cafe in Adrian, Texas. The association posted a bunch of photos of those members repainting the midpoint stripe on the road and its nearby Route 66 shields. I'm sure … Continue reading Texas Old Route 66 Association officers freshen up the midpoint of Route 66 in Adrian

Amarillo groups meet fundraising goal to paint Route 66 emblem on water tower

The San Jacinto Neighborhood Association, the Historic 6th on Route 66th Association and the Route 66 Association of Texas recently met their $18,000 fundraising goal to paint a Route 66 emblem on a huge water tower at 6th Street (aka Route 66) and Independence Street on the city’s west side. Dora Meroney of Texas Ivy … Continue reading Amarillo groups meet fundraising goal to paint Route 66 emblem on water tower

City of Amarillo advances measure to paint Route 66 emblem on water tower

The Amarillo City Council recently approved a first reading of an ordinance that would allow three groups to paint a Route 66 emblem on a water tower off Sixth Avenue (aka Route 66). According to the Globe-News newspaper, the measure would amend a portion of the city code concerning the regulation of emblems on city-owned … Continue reading City of Amarillo advances measure to paint Route 66 emblem on water tower

Groups need $18,000 by late September to paint Route 66 shield on water tower

The Historic 6th on Route 66 Association, San Jacinto Neighborhood Association and Route 66 Association of Texas need $18,000 more to paint a proposed Amarillo Route 66 shield on a water tower in Amarillo. About $5,000 for the effort has been raised so far. The groups need to raise the rest by Sept. 30, according … Continue reading Groups need $18,000 by late September to paint Route 66 shield on water tower

Money being raised to paint Route 66 shield on Amarillo water tower

Two associations in Amarillo, Texas, and the state's Route 66 association are joining forces to raise funds to paint a Route 66 shield on the city's water tower. Mix 94.1 radio in Amarillo reports the Historic 6th Street on Route 66 Association, Texas Old Route 66 Association and the San Jacinto Neighborhood Association must raise … Continue reading Money being raised to paint Route 66 shield on Amarillo water tower