Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Village Banking on Byways.

Byline: Jeremy Pawloski Journal Staff Writer

Two Historic Routes Located on 4th Street

Los Ranchos officials are hoping that Fourth Street's two scenic byways can generate an increase in gross receipts tax revenue during this summer's Route 66 celebration and beyond.

Two of New Mexico's six state and nationally recognized scenic byways Historic Route 66 and El Camino Real are located on Fourth Street in Los Ranchos.

The city's Route 66 seventy-fifth anniversary celebration is scheduled for July 20-22. Rich Williams, president of the New Mexico Route 66 Association, has said that more than a million tourists are expected to use the roadway from Illinois to California next year. …

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