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Jade Restaurant (Then and Now)
Kingman, AZ
Postcard courtesy Allen Sandquist

Here a shot of the Jade Restaurant and Curio shop back in the day along with a photo of the place in current times. Besides the awnings, the old shot of the Jade featured some sort of character on the marquee. As is typical these days, the old character signage was replaced with a bit of backlit plastic. Yes, the then shot is on the far left.

 

 

Cholla Restaurant (Closed)
Holbrook, AZ
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

Route 66The Cholla Restaurant in Holbrook has the same name as the nearby power plant located off of Route 66.

 

UPDATE 01/09 : The Cholla Restaurant is now gone, replaced with a Calvary Chapel. The old sign frame is still there, although the yellow arrow and bulbs on top of the sign have been removed. 01-09

 

 

Rod's Steak House
Williams, AZ
Photo courtesy Allen Sandquist

Route 66A roadside establishment off Route 66, Rod's Steak House in Williams, AZ serves up some good hearty beef to the hungry adventurer. The restaurant's mascot is named Domino and is depicted on the sign.

For a neon look at this marquee, take a look here.

 

This little cow sits outside of Rod's. This establishment has been in business since 1946.

Photo courtesy Allen Sandquist

 

 

Copper Cart
Seligman, AZ
Photo courtesy Tony Craig

Route 66The Copper Cart is well known in Seligman and to Route 66 aficionados for serving food and friendly service for years. Not to mention this sign, which has been featured in many publications. The motel originally opened in 1950.

 

UPDATE 02/08 : The Copper Cart in Seligman is now closed. Many thanks to Dave van Hulsteyn for update. 02-08

UPDATE 01/09 : The Copper Cart restaurant reopened in April 2008 under new ownership. The interior was completely remodeled to look like the nostalgic diners of the 50's. The sign was repainted soon afterwards. Many thanks to Kelly for update. 01-09

 

 

The Plainsman (Closed)
Holbrook, AZ
Photo courtesy Tony Craig

 

Route 66The Plainsman Restaurant is still located in Holbrook still stands guard alongside the roadside with its rather large rifle.

The Plainsman close-up of sign
Photo courtesy Rod Holcomb

 

UPDATE 01/09 : The Plainsman Restaurant is now closed and going through renovation. According to one of the owners family members, the restaurant should be open for business again one day. 01-09

 

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