Tuesday, July 26, 2011

1950s Palm Springs

Here are some great slides of Palm Springs life in trailer parks and hotels during the 1950s. ENJOY!

Buckleys Trailer Park - 1954.

The El Mirador Hotel - 1953.

The El Mirador Hotel - 1953.

The El Picador Hotel - 1954.

The Dexter's Trailer - 1953.

LINK: Many more pictures at 20th Century Nostalgia from vieilles_annonces on Flickr.


Chiana_Chat said...

Love the cars, palms and Dexter's trailer! Split rail fence... bit o lawn... flower bed... covered porch... covered aluminum streamline moderne trailer? *thumbs up.

Steve Finnell said...

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The Viewliner Limited said...

Thanks for the comment Chiana, always appreciated!

Will take a look Steve. Thank you!

Tom Hoffman said...

The really cool thing about old motels like these is that they're often the cheapest option-half the cost of the sterile chain operations. And you can park in front of your door instead of schleping your bags a quarter of a mile. And even the cheapest motels are getting wireless internet.