We have had an unusual amount of rain over the past few days. In the late afternoon storm clouds begin to part and patches of sun shine on the desert. I took these photos about an hour before sunset on 2/19/17.
The Neon Museum, Las Vegas, displays more than 100 signs from 180 properties. In the 1950s designers often pulled ideas from the surrounding flora and fauna, like the yucca flower from the Mojave Desert at the Yucca Motel.