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Belevidere Motel
Sign outside the Belevidere Motel in Litchfield, Illinois, advertising units and the neighboring café
 
Route 66 Café, now closed, next to the Belevidere Motel in Litchfield, Illinois.  Restaurants and motels were often located near one another on Route 66
 
Historic postcard showing the Belevidere Motel in Litchfield, Illinois, during a time of operation.  (permission granted by Joe Sonderman, www.66postcards.com)
 
 
Sunset Motel

Sign at the Sunset Motel in Villa Ridge, Missouri

 
Overview of the motel units at the Sunset Motel in Villa Ridge, Misso
 

Entrance to the Sunset Motel in Villa Ridge, Missouri

 

Historic postcard showing the Sunset Motel in Villa Ridge, Missouri, during a time of operation.  (permission granted by Laurel Kane, (www.postcardsfromtheroad.net )



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