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A visit to Elmer Long's Bottle Tree Ranch

A lot of videos have made their way on the Internet about Elmer Long and his unique Bottle Tree Ranch along Route 66 near Oro Grande, Calif.

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Related Topix: Oro Grande, CA

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Examiner.com

Antique shopping at The Nat in Amarillo

Amarillo 's stretch of Route 66 , also known as 6th Street, is home to The Nat, Amarillo's most unique antique shopping experience.

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Related Topix: Amarillo, TX, Home Listing, Home

NewsOK.com

"Circle The Wagen" to show at Oklahoma City's Route 66 Peddler shop

The trip was being made in a vintage Volkswagen van in March 2007. The trip was part of a film that captured a sub-culture of Volkwagen enthusiasts in the documentary "Circle the Wagen."

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Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK

Route 66 News

Gallup's anti-panhandling campaign comes under fire

The Navajo community is criticizing a campaign in Gallup, New Mexico, that discourages tourists - including those on Route 66 - from giving money to panhandlers, reported Indian Country Today .

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Route 66 News

Rock Cafe is no longer for sale

Rock Cafe owner Dawn Welch announced on her blog Saturday she has removed the "For Sale" signs for her iconic Route 66 restaurant in Stroud, Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Stroud, OK

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East St. Louis courthouse added to National Register

The Melvin Price Federal Building and U.S. courthouse in East St. Louis, Illinois, was added to the National Register of Historic Places effective Aug. 8, according to an email this week from the National Park Service.

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Related Topix: East St. Louis, IL

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Route 66 News

Many brick buildings in California vulnerable to quakes

After a multitude of earthquakes in California during the 1970s and '80s, we've long assumed the state's old buildings are much less susceptible to damage because of new codes.

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Related Topix: San Bernardino, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

7 cool treats in historic St. Louis: Part 2

Ted Drewes , 6726 Chippewa St., was an essential stop for travelers along Route 66 way back when, and it's still the go-to place for St. Louisans on a blazing summer evening.

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Related Topix: St. Louis, MO, Life, Food, Pudding

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Miniature created of 4 Women on the Route station

Posted by Ron Warnick in Art , Attractions , Gas stations . Tags: 4 Women on the Route , Cars on the Route , Cars the movie , Dries Bessels , Galena , Melba Rigg , Tow Mater , Willem Bor trackback Willem Bor strikes again.

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Related Topix: Galena, KS

Route 66 News

A look at Route 66 in 1985

Posted by Ron Warnick in History , Movies , Music . Tags: John T. Davis , John's Modern Cabins , Will Rogers Court trackback This 1-hour, 42-minute documentary film from 1985, "Route 66," has been making the rounds on the Internet since it was uploaded it on YouTube a few days ago and Route 66 yahoogroup creator Greg Laxton posted it on Facebook.

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Related Topix: Gallup, NM

South China Morning Post

Converted Mini the wheel deal for budding DJs

An American friend played in a band he named Shut Up and Drive. Were he to christen the same outfit today, he might call it Boom, Zoom and the Speeding Psychedelic Trippers - after he'd paid an inspirational visit to the Mini showroom in Tsuen Wan.

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Related Topix: Mini, MINI Cooper S

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Group to study historic Route 66 in Tulsa

The urban design studio at the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa has named a community advisory group to assist a student-directed study of historic Route 66. The studio is a graduate-level degree program attracting students from architecture, urban planning and related fields.

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Tyler Morning Telegraph

Route 66 and the lost bridge

Dave Berry stops for a brief visit with the Blue Whale, a curiosity and crowd pleaser that has long dominated a local swimming hole alongside Route 66 near Catoosa, Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Catoosa, OK, Claremore, OK

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KRQE Albuquerque

East headlines Legacy FC 36

It will be the Freight Train versus Big E. former King of the Cage Champion Cody East of New Mexico will battle Vernon Lewis in a legacy FC card set for Route 66 Casino Hotel October 17th.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Heavyweights

Los Angeles Times

Thousands of California's brick buildings face quake danger

Molly's Cafe in downtown San Bernardino is housed in an unreinforced building on historic Route 66. Restaurant owner Antonio Canul, 51, said the brick exterior is one of its draws, and he wouldn't want to tinker with the building.

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Related Topix: California, San Bernardino, CA, Restaurant Management

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California Route 66's declining condition will be discussed Thursday

The poor or deteriorating condition of roads or bridges along the Route 66 corridor in California will be part of an online discussion Thursday regarding the California Route 66 Management Plan from Barstow to Needles.

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Kiosk, rest area built near Riverton roundabout

A rest area and informational kiosk recently were built at the roundabout near Riverton, Kansas, that intersects Route 66 and U.S. 400, reported KOAM-TV .

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Related Topix: Riverton, KS, Pittsburg State University

Mon Aug 25, 2014

NewsOK.com

Corvettes displaced after sinkhole hits national museum pass through Oklahoma

Corvettes headed back home to the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky., made a pit stop Monday in Oklahoma, as they traveled down historic Route 66. The grill of a 1956 Chevrolet Corvette on display at Frontier Chevrolet in El Reno, Monday August 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Chevrolet Corvette, Hatchback, Convertible, Chevrolet, El Reno, OK

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Long-delayed overpass project in Missouri may restart

A long-dormant project to beautify a Route 66 overpass in Sunset Hills, Missouri, may be active again after a local group meets with the Missouri Department of Transportation, reported the South County Times .

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Related Topix: Sunset Hills, MO, St. Louis, MO

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

The USA's weird and wonderful roadside attractions

One of the best parts of an all-American roadtrip is the chance to happen upon - or hunt down - wacky installations and offbeat attractions in the middle of nowhere.

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Related Topix: quirky, Topeka, KS

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