When William Wegley opened his City Center Motel in 1952, it's location at 2419 Elm St. placed it nicely along busy Highway 99, the north-south route that pierced Bellingham. Today, the business lives on in the age of freeway travel as the Lion's Inn Motel.
When William Wegley opened his City Center Motel in 1952, it's location at 2419 Elm St. placed it nicely along busy Highway 99, the north-south route that pierced Bellingham. Today, the business lives on in the age of freeway travel as the Lion's Inn Motel. THE BELLINGHAM HERALD
When William Wegley opened his City Center Motel in 1952, it's location at 2419 Elm St. placed it nicely along busy Highway 99, the north-south route that pierced Bellingham. Today, the business lives on in the age of freeway travel as the Lion's Inn Motel. THE BELLINGHAM HERALD

Highway 99 left indelible but fading mark through Bellingham

February 23, 2013 5:01 PM