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Location DB > United States > Wisconsin > Van Dyne > Showers Motel & Truck Stop
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Showers Motel & Truck Stop
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 Database Info
created by rlx on 4/17/2008 12:00 AM
last modified by relik on 8/24/2015 11:58 PM
 Viewability
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
**The main building has collapsed within the last year.**

There is no road that leads to this location and it's set quite a ways away from the closest road. A little hike is needed to find it but it's definitely worth your time.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: worth the trip
 Physical Information
Address

Van Dyne, Wisconsin
United States
Owner: Unknown / Private Property
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  •  Hazards
  • unsafe flooring
  •  Interesting Features
    Original furniture still exists..
    Very little vandalism..
     Security Measures
     Historical Dates
    Built: 0
    Closed: 0
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • gloves
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment

     History
    This was once a thriving motel and gas station. All I was able to learn was it went out of business when the highway was put in. The local historical societies and newspapers were of very little help.
     Media Coverage

     Future Plans
    I was driving north on 41 not too long ago and I saw that part of the building has already been demolished, and there is some excavation equipment on site.

    The Motel is mostly removed with the exception of the end room/managers room #10. This has an old kitchenette and connecting room with rotting bed
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    2006 Trip
    Thu, Apr 17th, 2008
    posted by rlx
    8 pictures
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    Showers Diesel-Motel
    Wed, Aug 13th, 2008
    posted by sangp
    4 pictures


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     Moderator Rating
    The moderator rating is a neutral rating of the content quality, photography, and coolness of this location.

    Category Rating
    Photography 8 / 10
    Coolness 6 / 10
    Content Quality 6 / 10
     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Mike Dijital on 8/26/2015 12:06 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Aug 26 15 at 0:06, Mike Dijital validated this location
  • on Aug 24 15 at 23:58, relik changed the following: Status
  • on Jun 19 14 at 8:12, Steed validated this location
  • on Mar 19 14 at 20:57, relik changed the following: Description
  • on Nov 9 10 at 8:51, Steed validated this location
  • on Nov 9 10 at 5:25, relik changed the following: Display Name, Status
  • on Oct 10 10 at 15:44, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Oct 9 10 at 19:24, relik changed the following: City, Description
  • on Sep 8 10 at 0:47, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Sep 7 10 at 20:53, sangp changed the following: Hazards, Future Plans
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