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News from: Current | 2003 | 2002 | Main

Saturday - November 8, 2003

A couple of Route 66 treasures in Missouri need your help. The Boots Motel in Carthage and John's Modern Cabins are both on the endangered hot list. The Friends of the Mother Road preservation group is working diligently to preserve these two landmarks, but your help is needed.

Thursday - July 24, 2003

Midas Man Missing!!! We hope this is just a false alarm, but the Midas Man gracing the Midas Muffler shop in Whittier, CA is no longer standing on the rooftop. This roadside man has always been seen in great condition and is a true "muffler man" actually holding a muffler to boot. Any leads on the whereabouts of our friend the Midas Man would be most welcome.

Sunday - May 25, 2003

The Hanna Barbera Animation Studio in Hollywood i still under threat of demolition, this time by a freeway onramp. See Preservation Alley for more details.



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