El Rancho Parker Motel

El Rancho Parker Motel - 709 South California Avenue, Parker, Arizona U.S.A. - 1960s
El Rancho Parker Motel
709 South California Avenue, Parker, Arizona U.S.A. – 1960s
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Found via the VINTAGE MOTEL SIGNS ONLY! group pool

This El Rancho location is still there in the Colorado River resort town of Parker. While the current sign still has a retro look to it, it has sadly lost the palm tree and the bathing beauty underneath it.

Burger Chef: Demise into Perfection

Burger Chef postcard - location unknown - 1960s
Burger Chef postcard – Indianapolis, Indiana U.S.A. – 1960s
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Burger Chef postcard - location unknown - 1969
Burger Chef postcard – location unknown – 1960s
Scan Copyright © bayswater97 (Scott) on Flickr. All rights reserved.

Even before an old location on "my" stretch of U.S. Route 66 in Rialto, California was resurrected for the 2014 season finale of Mad Men, there has been plenty of nostalgia and curiosity regarding Burger Chef.

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