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Neon Eateries Midwest


The Tropics
Lincoln, IL
Photo courtesy Alan Culley

Route 66The Tropics Restaurant was built in 1950. It is located off the Mother Road in Lincoln, IL. The marquee is still of the neon variety. 07-07



Teibels Restaurant
Schererville, IN
Photo courtesy Alan Culley

Check out this fine looking neon sign at Teibels Restaurant in Schererville. The neon lettering all works like a charm. 07-07



Plaza 30 Truck Stop
Wanatah, IN
Photo and info courtesy Alan Culley

The Plaza 30 Truck Stop sign has had all the neon tubes removed and has been painted over. 07-07




Dairy Queen
Huntington, IN
Photo courtesy Alan Culley

The old Dairy Queen marquees are starting to become a rarer sight off the roadside. Here's one in Huntington, IN. 07-07




Reno Corsi Restaurant
Alsip, IL
Photo courtesy Alan Culley

Here's the neon sign for the Reno Corsi Restaurant. Check out the way the letters all light up at this Alsip, IL restaurant. 07-07


UPDATE 07/07 : The Reno Corsi Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge stood abandoned for many years. In 2005, the neon sign was removed. A Sports Bar is the building's latest tenant. Many thanks to Bruce R. Cassi for update. 07-07



Lemon Drop Drive-in
Anderson, IN
Photo courtesy Alan Culley

The Lemon Drop is a drive-in restaurant located off the boulevard in the Indiana town of Anderson. 07-07



Zehnder's Famous Chicken Dinners
Frankenmouth, MI
Photo courtesy Alan Culley

Zehnder's Famous Chicken Dinners first began serving chicken dinners in 1928 and has been a popular stop since. Check out the neon sign that has been gracing Zehnder's for years. See more information at the website for Zehnder's. 11-07












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