Little America, Wyoming

We begin a week with images of the famous tourist spot called Little America. Originally it was a remote hotel intended for long distance travelers, but as time passed it prospered from its location on a major highway. This initial image shows a portion of the huge gasoline refueling station, touted as the world’s largest.

Natural Color by Mike Roberts, Berkeley 2, Calif.

The description states:

Holding’s

LITTLE AMERICA

LITTLE AMERICA, WYOMING

America’s New Travel Center, 300-Capacity Coffee Shop and Dining Room, 150 Air Conditioned Motor Lodge Rooms, Fountain, Cocktail Lounge, Deluxe Rest Rooms.

World’s Largest Service Station – 55 Pumps, Garage, Giant Paved Parking Areas, Famous Coast to Coast.

“QUEEN OF THE HIGHWAYS”

–As is obvious from the age of the cars in the photo, this card dates from the 1960s.

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