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Rockwood Motor Court

2204 College Street, Springfield, MO

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Over the years the Rockwood Motor Court has also been known as the Rockwooul Court and Cafe, the Rockwood Tourist Court, Ginny Lee's Restaurant, Motel & Pub, Tubby's Diner, It reopened as the Rockwood Motor Court for nightly guests in 2019.

The early 1930s motor court had ten guest units, some in duplex cabins and others in single units. There was also cafe and gas station.

xThe small cabins behind the main buildings had a rock facing on the fronts and other simpler siding on the backs.

xThis is one of the duplex cabins. The facade of this cabin is only partially rocked.

Photo(s): 2016



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xDid You Know: Many parts of the old 4 lane Route 66 were reverted to a 2 lane road after 66 was realigned to the interstate. In many places the abandoned lanes are still there.