Log Cabin Courts, Hot Springs, South Dakota

This illustration is of the cabin-style accommodations of the Log Cabin Courts, as they looked early in their existence. It was located in the small town of Hot Springs, South Dakota.

Tichnor Quality Views, Tichnor Bros., Inc., Boston, Mass.

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The design is typical of the first generation of traveller’s lodgings located along the newly constructed U.S. Highway system. These custom constructions were likely expensive to maintain, and were quickly supplanted by more standardized buildings.

The colored illustration is likely from the 1940s, judging by the vehicle in the upper left image.

 

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