Tuesday, August 1, 2017

News From 66, July 2017: Bajada Hill, Tropics, Boots and David Kammer

JULY 1--  Conchiti Pueblo block access to Bajada Hill, Route 66's famous zig-zag road.  They are doing it to prevent further abuse from visitors.  A neat old postcard accompanied the entry.  Not sure if I support them or not.

JULY 1--  Restoration of the Tropics sign begins by the Ace Sign Company of Springfield, Illinois.  I look forward to seeing the sign up by where it used to be located in Lincoln, Illinois.

JULY 3--  New Mexico Route 66 historian David Kammer died.

JULY 3--  Restoration of the Boots Court architectural neon to begin soon.  I hope they have it finished by the time we make our Route 66 When We're 66 trip this September.

--RoadDog

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