Here's a nice shot of the Owl
Lodge off of the main drag in Tucson.
Owl Lodge Apartments
Tucson, AZ Photo courtesy Larry Glass
UPDATE 04/09 : The Owl Lodge in Tucson, AZ has now been turned into apartments, like many of the other old non-chain roadside motels in the area. The sign for the Owl Lodge remains and appears to have been recently restored.
The section under the main part of the sign has been changed from advertising "vacancy" and "kitchenettes" to the fact that the location now houses apartments. 04-09
Copa Inn (Demolished)
Phoenix, AZ Photo by RoadsidePeek.com
The Copa Inn in Phoenix features a large sign and advertises
UPDATE 12/08 : The Copa Inn off of East Van Buren was demolished in 2007. Another of Van Buren's roadside motel treasures is now history. 12-08
Sun Land Motel
Tucson, AZ Photo courtesy Bob Jagendorf
A great name for a city with loads of sun. Here's the Sun
Land Motel of Tucson.
Prescott Valley Motel
Prescott, AZ Photo courtesy Chris Erias
Found is Prescott Valley is this gem of a motel marquee for the Prescott
Valley Motel. The sign itself is shaped and colored to attract
the attention of motorists. The motel dates back to 1966.
Quarter Horse Motel
Benson, AZ Photo courtesy Larry Glass
The Quarter Horse Motel features a standing reminder
of the western themed marquees, here in Benson, AZ. Check out the cowboy
character on this sign on the rooftop of the motel.
Quarter Horse Motel
Benson, AZ Photo courtesy Devil Doll
UPDATED 04/09 : The Quarter Horse Motel in Benson, AZ, just south of Tucson, has had its sign repainted in recent years. The "quarter horse" on the marquee still rears its head proudly off the Arizona roadside. 04-09
Show Low, AZ Photo courtesy Tony Craig
Here's the marquee for the Thunderbird Motel in Show
Low, AZ. This marquee still stands tall along the main drag through town after being built in 1961.
The thunderbird image that's on the marquee itself features the typical
colors and shape of other namesake motels.