route 66

Route 66 Fades Into History On This Date
At one time it was called the Main Street of America. It stretched 2,200 miles from Chicago to Los Angeles. Along the way it went thru St. Louis and Oklahoma City, then almost due west thru the states of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and Calfornia. U-S Route 66 connected hundreds of small communitie…
Dale’s Daily Data: Bunion Derby
Route 66 near Albuquerque, New Mexico (Getty)Ever hear of the Bunion Derby?  It was the biggest foot race ever held to date.  It was back in 1928 when 275 runners lined up in Los Angeles, and in front of more than 200,000 people started a cross-country foot race to New York City.