• Route 66 thru Winslow Arizona

    In the summer of 1926, a new route connecting Chicago to Los Angeles received its new designation: US ROUTE 66. Towns along The Main Street of America thrived, including Winslow Arizona—one of the largest, most vibrant towns in Northern Arizona. As happened all along the route, when I-40 replaced Route 66 as the main thoroughfare, the towns suffered. Road travel was no longer about exploring the small towns across the country. It was about getting from point A to point B in the quickest way possible. The once thriving downtown Winslow went to sleep. Buildings were boarded up. Businesses went away. The Resurgence Over the last decade, though, there has…

  • Standin’ on a Corner

    It began with a song. I’m sure you know the one I’m talking about. Go ahead and sing along… Well I’m standin’ on a corner in Winslow Arizona, such a fine sight to see… It’s a girl my lord in a flatbed Ford slowing down to take a look at me. Take it Easy was the first single released by the Eagles on May 1st, 1972, written by Jackson Browne and Glenn Frey. The song was a huge hit and put Winslow—which had suffered from the Route 66 bypass in the seventies—back on the map. All thanks to a simple song lyric. Standin’ on a Corner People from all around the world…