Capitol Auto Court • Capitol Motel
Opened 1937-38

Located on the northwest corner of Montana Ave. and 11th, The service station of the Capital Auto Court opened in November of 1937. The adjacent motel opened in spring of 1938. There was also a coffee shop.

Every cabin had a decorative cowboy silhouette above the door. The name changed to Capitol Motel in the 1950s. The motel operated until at least 1971. It and the service station have been demolished...


The Site Today





1953 View of the Service Station

Jorud photo, courtesy of the Montana Histrical Society's Montana Memory Project.
MHS Lot 037 CB B06 F10 E02.07




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