Hacienda Lodge, Clarkston, WA. This sign isn't neon, but it still has that cool '50s-'60s look.
Month: August 2015
Sunset Motel in Clarkston, WA, a '50s era sign still kept in very good shape.
The long-closed Tip-Top Drive-In in Lewiston, ID. I've found little information on this less-lucky contemporary of nearby Clarkston's 410 Drive-In. I don't know when it opened or when it closed; it has been shuttered for as long as I can remember. This photo was taken in 2007, the rooftop sign has subsequently fallen over; it … Continue reading Tip-Top Drive-In, Lewiston, Idaho.
Neon sign at Schurman's True Value, Clarkston, WA, established in 1946.
Inland Metals, Clarkston, WA, in business since 1947. Even fairly mundane businesses had big flashy neon signs back then, not just restaurants, bars and motels.
Astor Motel, Clarkston, WA. I know nothing about this motel's history and looked a bit run down, but it has a nice sign.
Another long-running Clarkston business with a nice old neon sign, Hogan's Pub, which opened in 1945.