Saturday, October 21, 2017

Route 66

In this Tuesday, May 9, 2017, photo University of New Mexico associate professor of sculpture Ellen Babcock holds one of the neon design sketches she found among old business files belonging to Zeon Signs in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

BY SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — They were just a bunch of old business records belonging to New Mexico’s oldest and largest sign-making shop, the last of the manufacturers from neon’s midcentury heyday. No longer needed and deemed ...
This updated photo courtesy of The New York Public Library shows a copy of The Travelers' Green Book from 1947

BY RUSSELL CONTRERAS ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It was called the “Mother Road,” a vital highway bridging Chicago and Los Angeles through the Southwest amid diners and neon-lit motels. For many, Route 66 represented freedom and unlimited possibilities in 20th ...