The neon letters of the sign tower at the historic El Trovatore Motel along Route 66 in Kingman, Ariz., are glowing again for the first time in decades.
Here are a few photos emailed by Kingman resident and Route 66 enthusiast Jim Hinckey:
And here’s an image of the tower from a distance; the motel’s main sign (which also was restored) is at the right:
Motel owner Sam Frisher isn’t done, either. According to an email from Hinckley:
Plans in the works include the addition of a neon Route 66 shield to the tower, restoration of the pool, refurbishment of another block of rooms, a gazebo by the tower, and other lofty goals.
(Photos courtesy of Jim Hinckley)