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  1. Tow Tater, aka Tow Mater, has a competitor in Missouri MaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 2 | Route 66 News

    A lot of Route 66 folks know of Tow Tater , the 1951 International boom truck on Route 66 in Galena, Kansas, that served as the direct inspiration to the Tow Mater character in the 2006 Disney-Pixar animated film "Cars." But barely 15 miles east in Carterville, Missouri, also on Route 66, sits another rusty tow truck that bears a resemblance to Tow Mater.


  2. Galena's Bordello becomes an antiques storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Route 66 News

    Galena's Bordello in Galena, Kansas, recently was purchased by an English couple and has been converted into an antiques store. They sell all antiques that are imported from their home country. 1 comment

  3. Cars on the Route put up for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Route 66 News

    Cars on the Route of Galena, Kansas, which helped usher in a revival of its downtown, is being put up for sale. It will remain open, however, for at least a few more weeks to greet Route 66 tourists.


  4. Galena Viaduct wins grants to finish restorationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Route 66 News

    The Galena Viaduct, also known as the Front Street Bridge, north of Galena, Kansas, recently received almost $400,000 in grants to finish its restoration. The bridge recently received a federal $193,836 Community Development Block Grant and a $193,837 match from Cherokee County.


  5. Melba Rigg retires from Cars on the RouteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | Route 66 News

    Melba Rigg, one of the original four women of the 4 Women on the Route station in Galena, Kansas, before its name changed to Cars on the Route , announced her retirement over the weekend. This video by KC Keefer on his Genuine Route 66 Life video series interviewed Rigg couple of years ago.


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