People make progress possible ...
Mr. Smither and Gertrude Spragins, mayor pro tem of Colton, front
the "human HJ" formed by city officials, business leaders
and company representatives at groundbreaking ceremonies last
June. Typical of the planning/groundbreaking/construction/opening
cycle of our rapid expansion in the West, our new restaurant and
100-room lodge in Colton are scheduled to open by November.
Colton Motor Lodge and restaurant was the second complete complex
to open in California. With its 100 guest rooms the Motor Lodge
opened in 1966 and lasted until 1993. It briefly may have operated
as the San Bernardino Lodge or the Colton Inn.