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Art's Motel
Farmersville, IL
Photo courtesy Kelly Coalier

Route 66Art's Motel of Farmersville, IL features a can't miss sign off of old 66. This sign belongs in a Route 66 section... and will be featured in the upcoming new Route 66 section.


UPDATE 11/07 : Word is the Art's Motel sign was recently restored. 11-07



Vernelle's Motel
Photo courtesy Barry Wells

Route 66Vernelle's Motel is a Route 66 icon in Missouri. This photos of Vernelle's displays the famous marquee that points one back to the distant past.

See more of Vernelle's at Roadside Peek's Spotlight on the Vernelle's Motel.



Land of Lincoln Motel
Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans

Route 66The Land of Lincoln Motel features a diamond shaped marquee that has become quite a roadside treasure.



Chain of Rocks Motel
Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans

Route 66The Chain of Rocks Motel refers to the Chain of Rocks canal, built below the convergence of the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers to allow barge passage around a rapids.

Photos and info courtesy Dirk Burhans



Ozark Court (Removed)
Photo courtesy Don Gardner

Route 66Another of the Route 66 treasures, the Ozark Court sign stands guard over the old road while cars off the Interstate whiz past nearby. Rumors state that this motel court is no longer taking in travelers.



Gardenway Motel
Photo courtesy Don Gardner

Route 66Here's a Route 66 motel whose sign is starting to show its age. The Gardenway Motel near St. Louis, Missouri points to a motel court that's still in business.

The Gardenway has a Route 66 history all its own.



Motel Sign... off the highway
Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans

Route 66This sign beckons the traveler to relatively low cost lodging for the night. This sign advertising a $19.95 special is typical for many areas in this country.










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