John Margolies, architectural critic and photographer, spent years taking photos of the quirky architecture, signs and roadside attractions of the United States.
Knowing that such colorful bits of Americana were likely to disappear, he wanted to document them and preserve them (in slides, at least) for future Americans to appreciate. Here are some of the images he took of Montana's unique and unusual attractions, signs, and architecture. Some are long gone but some are still around. How many have you seen?