Monday, July 6, 2009

Las Vegas Fabulous Strip - Signs

Signs as Seen on the Fabulous Strip, Las Vegas, Nevada

This postcard is a circa 1966 time capsule of thirteen major hotel and casino signs on the Las Vegas Strip. The hotels and casinos, along with their dates of operation, are clockwise from the upper left:

  • Sands 1952-1996

  • Stardust 1958-2006

  • Thunderbird 1948-1976

  • Dunes 1955-1993

  • Castaways 1963-1987

  • Sahara 1952-

  • Silver Slipper 1950-1988

  • Flamingo 1946-

  • Aladdin 1966-1997, 2000-2007

  • Desert Inn 1950-2000

  • Riviera 1955-

  • Tropicana 1957-

  • Hacienda 1956-1996

Here are some websites with more information about Las Vegas history and signs:

Early Las Vegas
Historical Las Vegas Casino Map
Las Vegas Strip Historical Site
Neon Survey

To view more of my blog posts about signs postcards, click the signs label at the bottom of the post.

This post was written for
A Canadian Family
A Festival of Postcards Blog Carnival

3rd Edition, July 2009: Signs


  1. Maybe it's because I love signs and I love retro but this is my very favourite postcard in this Festival of Postcards.
    Thanks again for sharing so very much of your collection!
    Evelyn in Montreal

  2. The most perfect card for this festival!!

  3. That is one of the most interesting postcards I've seen with signage - wow!


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