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February 2012

Author of Route 66 Photo Book to Visit Pontiac

The author of the Book, Polaroid Photos from Route 66, Chris Robleski, will be visiting Pontiac, IL, on a mini-tour of IL 66 on February 10-11, 2012.


Chris will be doing a grass-roots promotional tour for his book, including a visit to the Route 66 Association of Illinois Museum and Hall of Fame, located at 110 W Howard St in Pontiac. We'll update you here on the website as we learn the specific days and times when you might meet the author in person.

Advertise in our Association Newsletter, The 66 News!

Attention, Route 66 Businesses, Attractions and Communities!

fall06 photos.jpgOur newsletter, The 66 News, is mailed to each and every member of our Association. Can you think of a more targeted group with whom to advertise your business or community?

Our newsletter comes out quarterly. The deadline for inclusion in our Spring, 2012 issue is February 15, 2012.

We offer several affordable advertising options in our Newsletter, as follows:

Single Issue Pricing for Advertising in the 66 News
Ads are in black and white only

Whole Page - $125.00
Half Page - $75.00
Business Card size - $25.00
Special Offer - for 1 year of Whole Page or Half Page ads (all 4 issues)
Buy 3 ads, get the 4th FREE
Ads need not all contain the same content

Our Association Treasurer, Marty Blitstein, will gladly help you to purchase your advertisement in our Newsletter.

Contact Marty at:


9280 Drummond
Tinley Park, IL 60487

Got Content?

EditorWe welcome your Route 66 news, stories, photos and events for publication in our newsletter or on our web site!

Submit it here

Send us your change of address to:
110 W Howard St
Pontiac, IL, 61764
or use our handy contact form

Learning to use our calendar puts the fun and adventure of Route 66 at your fingertips. It's easy to discover the when, what and where of events along the road.

Here's How!

Historic Maps

Highway GuideWatch Route 66 evolve into The Mother Road  with maps and highway guides from 1917-1992 courtesty of the official Illinois Digital Archives.