JULY 22-- The sign from Springfield, Illinois' Bel-Aire Motel was acquired by two Springfield residents to restore and possibly sell it. The more famous Sputnik has already been acquired by a local sign company for inclusion in their museum.
It sure is going to be strange not to see the Bel-Aire Motel on that corner the next time we visit. Although, its increasingly blight made it necessary to tear it down.
JULY 23-- A Joplin, Missouri, barbershop is likely to become a gallery. This pretty well stops the idea that it would become a visitors center. Dole's Ole 66 Barbershop is located in an iold service station.