Skip to main content

Search the Special Collections and Archives Portal

Photographs of Boulder Station sign, Las Vegas (Nev.), March 27, 2017






The Boulder Station Hotel and Casino sign sits at 4111 Boulder Highway. Information about the sign is available in the Southern Nevada Neon Survey Data Sheet.
Site address: 4111 Boulder Hwy
Sign owner: Stations Casino Company
Sign details: This location opened in 1991 and is considered a locals casino. They have a similar train station theme to a few of the other Stations Casino properties used to have. This location also holds a movie theater.
Sign condition: 5- still in very good condition and lights up very brightly at night still
Sign form: Pylon, Porte cochere and semi-decorated shed
Sign-specific description: The main pylon sign has a two white steel bases with a reader board on the bottom, a plasma t.v. screen on top of the reader board and the main portion of the sign with their logo above. Their main logo is a green train front with a yellow neon trim with curved maroon ovals on it stating "Boulder Station" and "Hotel-Casino" underneath it in channeled white letters that contain flashing incandescent. The porte cochere sign above their valet is in a rainbow shape stating "Boulder Station" in sparkling incandescent. With red letters underneath stating "Hotel" in red neon. Also on the main hotel tower there are the same "Boulder Station" letters in incandescent lights outlined in red neon as well. Also the word "Casino" is also in incandescent lights on the side of the building. There are also LED lights that are chasing outlining the whole building making a semi-decorated shed look.
Sign - type of display: Neon, Incandescent, LED, LED plasma screen
Sign - media: Steel and plastic for reader board
Sign - non-neon treatments: Reader board and Plasma screen
Sign animation: Flashing incandescents and Chasing LED lights
Sign environment: This location is on Boulder Hwy on the way to Henderson/Boulder City. This location is near a residential areas and is a neighbor to a Motel 6.
Sign - date of installation: Has been up since at least 2007
Sign - thematic influences: Their train theme is portrayed well in their pylon sign. Also the train theme could be considered an homage to early Vegas history as a railroad stop.
Sign - artistic significance: The pylon sign is very similar to the Fiesta Rancho sign which is also a station casino with the reader board and plasma screen. This sign is almost identical in design to the old Palace Station sign.
Survey - research locations: Palace Station sign. Surveyor Notes 1. Research locations (archAsessor's page, Boulder Station website , Station's Casino website, google maps satellite/ road view
Survey - research notes: Station's Casinos have 10 casinos in Las Vegas and have been present in the community for the past 40 years.
Surveyor: Emily Fellmer
Survey - date completed: 2017-09-27
Sign keywords: Pylon; Porte-cochère; Neon; Incandescent; Steel; Plastic; Flashing; Reader board; Chasing; Plasma display

Digital ID



neo000143. Southern Nevada Neon Survey Records, 2002-2018. PH-00401. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


This material is made available to facilitate private study, scholarship, or research. It may be protected by copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity rights, or other interests not owned by UNLV. Users are responsible for determining whether permissions are necessary from rights owners for any intended use and for obtaining all required permissions. Acknowledgement of the UNLV University Libraries is requested. For more information, please see the UNLV Special Collections policies on reproduction and use ( or contact us at

Standardized Rights Statement

Digital Provenance

Original archival records created digitally

Date Digitized





University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Libraries