Lafon’s Motel, Lovelock, Nevada

This card has an image of Lafon’s Motel, a typical single-story tourist lodging located in Lovelock, Nevada, west of Battle Mountain. There is a state prison nearby, which at the time of this posting houses O. J. Simpson.

Color Photo By Ray Foster

The description states:

LAFON’S MOTEL

515 Cornell

Lovelock, Nevada

A new 21-unit motel on U. S. Highway 40. Wall-to-wall carpet, individually controlled air conditioning, tile tub and shower. 3 kitchenettes.

An Oasis in the Desert

Phone Crestwood 3 2373

–This establishment has changed ownership, but the building still stands at the same location and is still a motel today, called the Lovelock Nugget Motel.

This card likely dates from the 1950s.

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