Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Mayor's Route 66 Proclamation Today.(Metropolitan)

IN BRIEF

Central's place as a part of the storied Route 66 will be celebrated this year.

Mayor Jim Baca will proclaim 2001 the National Diamond Jubilee 75th Anniversary of Route 66 at 11 a.m. today at Kelly's Brew Pub, 3222 Central SE.

The proclamation will dub the celebration "Remember the Route."

Route 66, officially designated in 1926, ran through eight states and three time zones, connecting Chicago to Los Angeles. …

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