Contents of Vernelle’s Motel near Arlington to be auctioned on Saturday

The contents of the closed Vernelle's Motel near Arlington, Missouri, will be auctioned Saturday afternoon, Sept. 24. The sale by Grovers Auction Service will include plenty of antiques, including a wringer washer, a Pepsi vending machine, metal chairs, and -- get this -- an honest-to-goodness telephone booth. The auction also will include the contents of … Continue reading Contents of Vernelle’s Motel near Arlington to be auctioned on Saturday

Vintage photo of John’s Modern Cabins surfaces

Route 66 postcard collector and author Joe Sonderman recently helped unearth a long-forgotten photograph of John's Modern Cabins near Newburg, Missouri, taken in August 1966. Sonderman posted the image -- along with another rare photograph of nearby Vernelle's Motel during the same period -- on Saturday on Facebook. To date, the 1966 photo of John's … Continue reading Vintage photo of John’s Modern Cabins surfaces

Pulitzer-winning photographer will publish Route 66 book in the fall

Photographer Edward Keating, who won the Pulitzer Prize for documenting the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorism attacks in New York City, announced he soon will publish a book of his Route 66 photography he's compiled over the last 17 years. Keating wrote in a Facebook post last week the book, titled "MAIN STRƎƎT," will be published by … Continue reading Pulitzer-winning photographer will publish Route 66 book in the fall