Friday, July 25, 2008

Postcards From Las Vegas

Greetings From Las Vegas Nevada - circa 1940's.

Travelers Auto Court, Fremont Street - circa 1938.

Union Pacific Railroad Station - circa 1940's.

Hitchin' Post Motel & Coffee Shop. U.S. 91 and 93, 4 miles N.E. of Las Vegas, Nevada. Mail: P.O. Box 286 --- Phone: DUdley 4-2291. Attractive, air-conditioned, electrically heated, fireproof units, each with tub and shower. Free radios. Pets OK - circa 1940's.

Corey's Fine Foods -- 4th and Fremont Sts. Las Vegas, Nevada. Phone: 3088 - circa 1940's.

A view of The Liberace Museum, which houses some of the world's rarest pianos, classic and customized automobiles, plus a glittering array of "Mr. Showmanship's" million dollar wardrobe - circa 1970's.


Major Pepperidge said...

I love early views of Las Vegas when it still had a kind of "small town" feel. It even retained a bit of western flavor, which is almost entirely absent today. Neat!

outsidetheberm said...

Have to agree with Major. The 'Hotel Last Frontier' was a fun slice of old west atmosphere. Would you have any images of it?

Viewliner Ltd. said...

I will post some postcards I have of the Hotel Last Frontier in a few days. Keep a watch out. Thanks for looking.

outsidetheberm said...

Can't wait to have a look at them! Thanks.