Maine Motel, South Portland, Maine

This image is a typical promotional picture of a motel for visitors to take with them when they leave. In this instance, it is of the Maine Motel in South Portland, Maine.

Yankee Color Photograph by Roger Maconi

The description states:

MAINE MOTEL

Rte. U. S. 1 — Maine Pike Exit 7

606 Main Street — South Portland, Me.

2 1/2 miles south of Downtown Portland

Attractive Soundproof rooms, with free TV, guest controlled hot water heat, tub and shower and room phones. Pets welcomed.

Your hosts, Louela and Henry

–This is a more modest type of motel with few outdoor amenities that would later be typical, such as swimming pools and playgrounds. 

This image likely dates from the 1950s.

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