Route 66 Signs

I’ve put together a spreadsheet of Oklahoma’s Route 66 signs that I thought I’d share with you.  Please let me know if I’ve missed any or if the status has changed on one and I’ll be sure to update the list.

Avon Motel Afton Motel is abandoned but sign isn’t endangered
Palmer Hotel Afton Good
Rest Haven Motel Afton Motel is abandoned but sign isn’t endangered
Munn TV Bethany gone
Norm Smith Auto Sales Bethany good
Roll-a-Way Skating Rink Bethany altered but still looks pretty good
Western Motel Bethany good
Chrysler Plymouth Bristow good – on the National Register
Rocket Motors Broken Arrow Good
Cotton Boll Motel Canute Weathered, peeling paint – seems safe, though
Washita Motel Canute Weathered, little paint left – owner selling motel so not safe
Country Court Motel Catale Not sure if it’s still there — still there in 2010
Lincoln Motel Chandler good
Old restaurant sign Chandler abandoned and endangered – sign and bldg
St. Cloud Hotel ghost sign Chandler Good
Chelsea Motel Chelsea gone
Dorothy’s Flowers Claremore Not sure if it’s still there — still there in 2013
Dot’s Café Claremore Good
Okie-Inn Motel Claremore Not sure if it’s still there – still there in 2011
Capitol Motel Clinton In the Route 66 Museum
Glancy Motel Clinton Good.  Motel has been updated and seems to be doing well
McClain Rogers Park Clinton excellent
Redland Theater Clinton Good
Rio Siesta Motel Clinton gone, in possession of the Billboard Museum in OKC
Throsers Co. Clinton rusty and crusty
Big 8 Motel El Reno gone
Centre Theater El Reno theater restored and sign looks good
Jobe’s El Reno altered and looks pretty bad now
Oasis Drive In El Reno gone – toppled after storm and not restored
Ranger Motel El Reno good
Reno Motel El Reno gone
United Supermarket Elk City Looks good
Westland Theater Elk City Looks good but I think business is closed now
Cabana Motel Erick Has been modified — sign now welcomes people to town
Elm Motel Erick Still there but looks pretty sad
Westwinds Motel Erick Protected with some netting but fading fast
Beauty Salon/Merle Norman Cosmetics Miami Not sure if it’s still there — still there in 2011
Coleman Theater Miami Good
Ku Ku Burger Miami Good
Miami Armature Wks Miami Not sure if it’s still there – still there in 2011
Richardson Fuel Company Miami Not sure if it’s still there — still there in 2012
Thunderbird Motel Miami removed in 2011
66 Bowl OKC removed and is now on Route 66 in Chandler
Arcadia Motel OKC looks worse every day
Carlyle Motel OKC gone – broken up and pieces sold on eBay
Cheever’s Café OKC Good
Clommer Sewing Center ghost sign OKC covered over when Pizzeria Gusto moved into the building
Credit Connection OKC new sign but cool – good condition
Drexel Cleaners OKC altered but sign itself is in good condition
FA Highley OKC restored and looks great
Hoover Service Center ghost sign OKC good
Jack’s BBQ OKC good
Patio Furniture OKC gone
Tower Theatre OKC restored and looks great
Gulf Sapulpa restored and looks great
Happy Burger Sapulpa good
Route 66 with arrow (new sign) Sapulpa new sign but cool – good condition
Skating sign Sapulpa good
VFW Club Sapulpa restored and looks great
Café Sayre Not sure if it’s still there — still there in 2008
Grain elevator ghost sign Sayre good
Owl Rexall Drugs Sayre Looks good but not sure if the business is doing well
Stovall Theater Sayre Sign restored around 2013
Western Motel Sayre Looks good
Coca-Cola ghost sign Stroud good
Ghost sign Stroud Very faded
Rock Café Stroud restored and looks great
Skyliner Motel Stroud good
Mystery sign – Lodge? Texola gone
11 Street Cleaners Tulsa Removed sometime after 2011 — building gone, too
Admiral Place Shopping Center Tulsa Good
Ann’s Bakery Tulsa Ann’s closed in 2018 — not sure what happened to the sign
Arby’s Tulsa Good
Borden’s Cafeteria Tulsa Not sure if it’s still there
Brookshire Motel Tulsa endangered — motel is abandoned
C&C Tile and Carpet Tulsa Looks great
Day & Night Cleaners Tulsa Good
Desert Hills Motel Tulsa Looks great
Elm’s Court Motel Tulsa endangered — motel is abandoned and sign in bad shape
googie Motors sign Tulsa Has been painted over but still looks good
Little Twerp Car Wash Tulsa Sign and car wash are gone – 2018
Marshall VCR and TV Tulsa business is closed and sign has been repurposed — still looks good
McElroy’s Tulsa Destroyed in 2009 or 2010
Meadow Gold Tulsa Restored in 2009
Moody’s Jewelry Tulsa Looks great
Oasis Motel Tulsa good
Phoenix Cleaners Tulsa Good
Pioneer Cleaners Tulsa Good
Rancho Grande Mexican restaurant Tulsa restored in 2009
Rose Bowl Tulsa Endangered — Rose Bowl is closed
Rosewood Village Shopping Center Tulsa I think it’s gone
Saratoga Motel restaurant Tulsa endangered — motel is abandoned and restaurant is closed
Skateland Tulsa good
Tulsa Brake and Clutch Supply Tulsa Not sure if it’s still there — still there in 2011
Western Capri Motel Tulsa Removed around 2011 – in a private collection
Wheel Alignment Tulsa Faded
Will Rogers Motor Court Tulsa gone
Center Theater Vinita Not sure if it’s still there – still there in 2012
Hi-Way Café Vinita Not sure if it’s still there – still there in 2015
Lewis Motel Vinita Sold on eBay in 2006
Right ghost sign Vinita Good
Café sign – Deer Yukon abandoned and endangered – sign and bldg
New Motel Yukon gone
Yukon Motel Yukon gone
Yukon’s Best Yukon restored and looks great