second of the two Motor Lodge/Restaurant complexes in Montgomery,
the South location opened in the winter of 1970. Built parallel
to I-65 at its intersection with U.S. 80, the prime spot was designed
to capture motorists on Montgomery's south side.
the purges of the middle 1980s, South lost its HJ designation. The
Proprty become a Red Carpet Inn then a Knights Inn before becoming
unbranded and somewhat seedy looking as the Economy Inn.