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forest Forest Motel, Holbrook, Arizona: coleman The Coleman Theater as it appeared shortly after its 1929 debut. (Miami, Oklahoma) manhattan Manhattan Cafe, Gallup, New Mexico. meramec Entrance to the world-famous Meramec Caverns near Stanton, Missouri. Back in those days--1930s--you could literally drive right in. plainsman Plainsman Motel and Restaurant, Amarillo, Texas. Pools were popular at all roadside motels, but particularly so in the heat of Texas. ranch66 The Ranch bfrank Ben Franklin Motel, Flagstaff, Arizona. The reverse boasts wonder Wonderland Motel, Flagstaff, Arizona, polands Poland's Modern Court, Springfield, Illinois. In the 1930s it was common to portray oneself as ellas Ella's Frontier, Joseph City, Arizona. Note the sign stating nuhoma Hu-Homa Motel, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. colonial Colonial Motel, Azusa, California. Though the colonial styling is unusual for the west coast, note that the word hahatonka HaHaTonka State Park is several miles north of Route 66 near the town of Camdenton, but it's well worth a side trip. Note the mansion on the bluff. This view dates from before the building was consumed by fire in 1942. The ruins are still there for today's visitor. twilite Twilite Motel, Flagstaff, Arizona. western Western Motel, Holbrook, Arizona. rambler Rambler Motel, Shamrock, Texas.