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Other Roadside Motels Midwest


Twi-Lite Motel
Wisconsin Dells, WI
Photo courtesy Dan Schuster

The marquee still stands at the Twi-Lite Motel in Wisconsin Dells. 12-06



Saranay Motel
Royal Oak, MI
Photo courtesy Richard Weiss

The Saranay Motel is located in Royal Oak, MI. Check out the look of this roadside motel sign. 01-07



Seville Motel (Replaced)
Royal Oak, MI
Photo courtesy Richard Weiss

Next door to the Saranay Motel is this old roadside motel called the Seville Motel. This motel had two floors of rooms. Unfortunately, the Seville marquee is no longer around, having been replaced by a backlit plastic sign. Fortunately, the great looking Bonneville under the marquee is still around. 01-07



Roadside Businesses
Royal Oak, MI
Photo courtesy Richard Weiss

Along Woodward Avenue was this roadside shot of a couple of motels and an eatery. Marty's Grill (left side of photo) was located next to the now defunct Seville Motel. To the right is the familiar marquee of the Saranay Motel. 01-07





The Catalina Motel
Photos and info courtesy Emily Steele

The Catalina Motel located along US40 in Indiana is still operating. 03-07

(Far left) A shot of the Catalina Motel marquee

(Near left) A close-up of the vacancy neon, or lack of



Badger Motel
Iron Belt, WI
Photo courtesy Tony Craig

This badger character is prominently displayed on this marquee for the Badger Motel in Iron Belt, WI. 03-06



5 Star Motel
Greenup, IL
Photo courtesy Tony Craig

These types of old roadside signs are always welcome sight as you motor down the highway. Check out this marquee for the 5 Star Motel in Greenup, IL. 03-06



Arch Motel
Archbold, OH
Photo courtesy Rick McOmber

This old faded marquee sits by the Arch Motel along the roadside in where else but aptly named Archbold, OH. 07-06










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