Friday, May 24, 2013

Ouray Chalet Motel - Ouray, CO

Check out the sleigh in the parking lot, and the sign: "We just look expensive". The card itself says "Switzerland of America" on the back. Ouray! Sent to Ferris Jordan of Oakland, CA (!).

Thursday, May 23, 2013

The Ranger Motel - Shamrock, TX

Sent July 15th, 1965 to Mr. and Mrs. KG Carter of Huntsville, Ohio: "Hi folks, It got up to 92 degrees through Oklahoma. Pretty hot. Went to the Cowboy Hall of Fame in Okla. City today. Love, Dan, Lucile & Terry."

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Ho-Hum Motel - Minot, ND

The Ho-Hum Motel! Even though it was in a little bit of rough shape, I absolutely had to buy it. Sent to Mr. and Mrs. Roland Cummings in 1960.

Friday, May 17, 2013

Mustang Inn and Motel - Green River, WY

My card is postmarked August 4th, 1970, and was sent from Wyoming by "Linda & Lyle" to Mom, Dad and Rex in Cottage Grove, Oregon. The motel promises "piped music". Check out the dude captured mid-dive - nice form, junior!

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Royce Lodge & Baths - Truth or Consequences, NM

This was sent by Elmer & Hilda Kratzer to their pals on December 12th, 1969. "Having a ball" in Truth or Consequences!

Monday, May 13, 2013

Friday, May 10, 2013

Dow Villa Motel - Lone Pine, CA

"Gateway to Death Valley". "You'll love our bedspreads" - nah, I'm just kidding about that second one.

Friday, May 3, 2013

Bel-Air Palms Motel - El Monte, CA

On the back of the card they've put, in quotes, "Extremely Attractive". I reckon I agree!