Friday, January 11, 2019

Along 66, December 2019: Death of Bill Deck and Tulsa's Route 66 Rising Sculpture

DECEMBER 5--  Bill Deck of Deck's Drugstore in Girard, Illinois, has died at age 91.

His brother, Bob (who died in 2013 at age 83) and he were co-owners of the store which later became known as Doc's Pharmacy and Museum.

DECEMBER 11--  It is at the traffic circle at Mingo Road and Admiral Place in Tulsa, the original Route 66.

It costs $650,000 and is 70 feet long and 30 feet high.  Designed by Eric F. Garcia of Albuquerque.


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