Welcome to Roadside Peek Midwest. In this section of Roadside
USA, check out treasures from the great Midwestern part of the United
States. And yes, more sections will be added very shortly.
Midway Drive-in Theatre Photo courtesy Steve Felder
A definite must see are the drive-in movies. See treasures, both open
and closed, of Ohio, Illinois, Missouri, etc etc... at Roadside Peek'sDrive-in Theatres of the Midwest.
Steak n' Shake Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans
Check out some of the Midwest's best in terms of eateries and their
signage. From Michael's Goody Boy to Steak n' Shake, check out treasures
of the Midwest here at Roadside Peek'sRoadside
Plaza North Photo courtesy Mark Hackett
How about signage? Well, the Midwest has many unique ones that date from
the mid-century, including googie-style. Check them out here at Roadside
Peek'sRoadside Signage Midwest.
Star Lite Motel Photo courtesy Don Gardner
Don't despair... motels and lodging is here. See some of the Midwest
favorites, some even in neon. Where? Right here at Roadside Peek'sMotels Midwest.
Paul Bunyan's Photo courtesy Dave Pophal
When you think of the Midwest, do you think big? Well, at Roadside
Peek'sRoadside Icons Midwest,
many of the Midwest's interesting roadside attractions are found, including
some that are huge in size.
Arrowhead Lodge Photo courtesy Don Gardner
How about neon? Well the Midwest has many unique and well-kept neon
signs. Check them out here at Roadside Peek'sNeon
Chicago Theatre Photo courtesy Jeannie Black
The Midwest is quite the treasure trove for classic historical theatres.
See many of these at Roadside Peek'sGrand
Bowlero Photo courtesy Mark Hackett
Bowling or Ten Pin Alleys were quite the staple during the pre-war and
post-war years. See the remnants of this time period here at Roadside
Peek'sTen Pin Alleys Midwest.
Oldsmobile Photo courtesy Don Gardner
The car culture of the early to mid century was not just a west coast
phenomenon. See the relics of the old auto dealerships and auto related
signage at Roadside Peek'sAutomobile
Tiger Stadium Photo courtesy Mark Hackett
Check out some of the old roadside favorites of yesteryear at Roadside