12 more motel signs

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Drake Motel
Springfield, OH; Canon PowerShot S95
Wagon Wheel Motel
Cuba, MO; Canon PowerShot S95
Chateau Woodridge
Terre Haute, IN; Kodak EasyShare Z730
Holiday Motel
Richmond, IN; Pentax K10D, smc PENTAX-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL
Cedar Crest Motel sign
Putnam County, IN; Canon PowerShot S95
Wishing Well Motel
Hardinsburg, IN; Canon PowerShot S80
Capital Motel
Columbus, OH; Canon PowerShot S95
Plaza Motel
Bedford, IN; Canon PowerShot S80
Brookside Motel
Columbus, OH; Canon PowerShot S95
Sunset Motel
Morristown, OH; Canon PowerShot S95
Rest Haven Court
Springfield, MO; Canon PowerShot S95
Homestead Motel
Columbus, OH; Canon PowerShot S95

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12 responses to “12 more motel signs”

  1. Lone Primate Avatar
    Lone Primate

    I’m going to go out on a limb here and guess that things aren’t going great for the Cedar Creek Motel. :)

    1. Jim Grey Avatar

      Long gone! The building still stood at that time but it was falling in.

  2. brandib1977 Avatar

    Rest Haven Court. Love it!

    1. Jim Grey Avatar

      A Route 66 icon!

  3. Chris and Carol Avatar

    A nice collection of signs!

    1. Jim Grey Avatar

      Thank you!

  4. John Hammond Avatar
    John Hammond

    Always enjoyed passing by the Cedar Crest on 40. Sad it disappeared. They still lit up the Rest Haven at night the last time I was in Springfield.

    1. Jim Grey Avatar

      The building was falling in the last time I saw it, so it was probably time for it to go. I wonder what happened to the sign. Little known fact: in front of the Cedar Crest is a brick road that was US 40 before the current alignment, the only surviving brick segment of US 40 in Indiana.

  5. marcusterrypeddle Avatar

    I’m curious to know why these are all digital. Is it because you see them while driving down roads and a digital camera is usually what you have in the car with you? Nice collection, by the way.

    1. Jim Grey Avatar

      I made all of these on various road trips, and I shoot primarily digital on those. I can make 3-500 images in a day on a road trip, so digital is the way to go!

  6. J P Avatar

    The sign for the Wishing Well Motel is one of the sorriest I’ve ever seen.

    1. Jim Grey Avatar

      Yes it is.

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