A long-closed gas station in Valentine, Arizona, reopens as a gift shop

A long-closed gas station called Valentine Station in Valentine, Arizona, reopened a few months ago as a gift shop. Marian Pavel, traveling Route 66 as part of field research to update his company's Route 66 Navigation app, found out last month about it reopening. Route 66 Navigation passed along the news on Facebook: Contacted through … Continue reading A long-closed gas station in Valentine, Arizona, reopens as a gift shop

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Big cat mauls Keepers of the Wild owner

An unspecified "large cat" seriously injured the owner of the Keepers of the Wild exotic-animal sanctuary along Route 66 north of Kingman, Arizona. The Lake Havasu News-Herald reports the founder of the sanctuary, Jonathan Kraft, was flown to a Las Vegas hospital for emergency treatment after he was attacked by one of those animals. According … Continue reading Big cat mauls Keepers of the Wild owner

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