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Michael Wolff, 56, was hit by a car along Route 66 in the East Mountains June 6th, he died eight days later.
Sometimes a luxury, sometimes a necessity, traveling the American open road has inspired generations of writers, artists, filmmakers and adventure seekers.
Posted by Ron Warnick in Road trips , Vehicles . Tags: Illinois Route 66 Motor Tour , Rick Sullivan , upside-down truck trackback A few weeks ago, I noticed a very odd sight in a YouTube video shot during the recent Illinois Route 66 Motor Tour .
When you're running for an elected office, eventually it comes to the point where all you can do is leave everything up to chance.
Near the end, the lights said "40 degrees" - even on the warmest day. At night there was only a dim glow, where the lights once were bright enough to read the temperature in the noon glare.
Current exhibits include the postmark art of Ken Turmel, Russell Olsen's "Along for the Ride" remembering Route 66 in black and white photos and Patrick Walsh's photomosaics.
In the very beginning of our summer road trip to explore the Land of Lincoln, we embarked upon Highway 72 in Illinois in Urbana-Champaign , traveled west approximately 50 miles to Decatur, , then another 39 miles into Springfield.
It will surprise no one that Hemmings has fully embraced the concept of National Car Collector Appreciation Day since it was first recognized in 2010.
Posted by Ron Warnick in Businesses , History , Route 66 Associations , Signs . Tags: Hi-Way Tavern , Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame , Nelch and Son Concrete , Postville Courthouse trackback Three inductees - including a previously announced historic bar in Edwardsville - were announced to the Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame during the Illinois ... (more)
Two iconic figures intersect this week as Harley-Davidson riders led by motorcycle scion Bill Davidson take the road to discovery on Route 66. "The American Road Tour" was created by Davidson, vice president of the Harley-Davidson Museum and great-grandson of the company founder, and his team.
A reality television show will be produced featuring the twin brothers who own El Pinto Restaurant and Salsa Co.
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BATAVIA – Visitors at the Batavia Depot Museum's eighth annual Quilt and Textile Show will have an opportunity to view a traveling exhibit that features a depiction of the historical Route 66. The exhibit is appropriately 66 feet long and features nearly 50 pieces spanning from California to Illinois.
Heineman says a few words about the Illinois' interest in promoting green energy.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 07:25 pm
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