In the 1900s signage became very poplar.  Advertising their establishments, signs were made in many different shapes and sizes.  In the early 1920s through the 1950s sign painters were nicknamed “Wall Dogs”.  They traveled across America, painting directly on brick buildings and wood barns.  Painting large pictures and letters with lead base paint.  The signs were high and visible.  Today you may see a fading, peeling image, they are called “ghost signs”.  The images are “ghostly”.   (Read more...)
 
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AL062
AL062 Neon - AL062: Pittman July 1982 Gadsden - Gadsden, Alabama More Info
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2887
APM001
APM001 Signs - Billboards - APM001: Memphis Kiddie Park Aug 2005 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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14991
AR006
AR006 Neon - AR006: Landers March 1985 Batesville - Batesville, Arkansas More Info
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3002
AR008
AR008 Neon - AR008: Landers March 1985 Batesville - Batesville, Arkansas More Info
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3004
AR010
AR010 Neon - AR010: Landers March 1985 Batesville - Batesville, Arkansas More Info
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3006
AR012
AR012 Neon - AR012: Landers March 1985 Batesville - Batesville, Arkansas More Info
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3008
AR017
AR017 Neon - AR017: Melba March 1985 Batesville - Batesville, Arkansas More Info
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3013
AR018
AR018 Neon - AR018: Melba March 1985 Batesville - Batesville, Arkansas More Info
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3014
AR068
AR068 Neon - AR068: Malco Jan 1984 Hot Springs - Hot Springs, Arkansas More Info
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3064
AR070
AR070 Neon - AR070: Malco Jan 1984 Hot Springs - Hot Springs, Arkansas More Info
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3066
AR071
AR071 Neon - AR071: Malco Jan 1984 Hot Springs - Hot Springs, Arkansas More Info
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3067
AR073
AR073 Neon - AR073: Malco Jan 1984 Hot Springs - Heber Springs, Arkansas More Info
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3069
AR101
AR101 Neon - AR101: Cameo Feb 1984 Magnolia - Magnolia, Arkansas More Info
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3097
AR103
AR103 Neon - AR103: Cameo Feb 1984 Magnolia - Magnolia, Arkansas More Info
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3099
AR104
AR104 Neon - AR104: Cameo Feb 1984 Magnolia - Magnolia, Arkansas More Info
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3100
AR145
AR145 Neon - AR145: Rialto Jan 1984 Searcy - Searcy, Arkansas More Info
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3141
AUTO001
AUTO001 Signs - Billboards - AUTO001: Sinclair HC Gasoline April 1972 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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14278
AUTO002
AUTO002 Signs - Billboards - AUTO002: OK Used Cars SIgn March 1986 Arcata, CA - , Other More Info
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14279
AUTO007
AUTO007 Neon - AUTO007: Chevrolet Ellis Brooks March 1986 San Francisco, CA - , Other More Info
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14284
AUTO010
AUTO010 Neon - AUTO010: Oldsmobile Used Cars March 1986 San Francisco - , Other More Info
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14287
AUTO023
AUTO023 Neon - AUTO023: Central Motors Feb 1984 Pueblo, CO - , Other More Info
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14300
AUTO024
AUTO024 Neon - AUTO024: Central Motors Feb 1984 Pueblo, CO - , Other More Info
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14301
AUTO027
AUTO027 Neon Signs - AUTO027: Jackson's Motors Feb 1984 Pueblo, CO - , Other More Info
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14304
AUTO028
AUTO028 Neon - AUTO028: Jackson's Motors Feb 1984 Pueblo, CO - , Other More Info
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14305
AUTO029
AUTO029 Neon - AUTO029: Jackson's Motors Feb 1984 Pueblo, CO - , Other More Info
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14306
AUTO033
AUTO033 Neon Signs - AUTO033: More-Skinny Used Cars Feb 1984 Pueblo, CO - , Other More Info
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14310
AUTO036
AUTO036 Neon - AUTO036: Wilcoxson Motors Feb 1984 Pueblo, CO - , Other More Info
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14313
AUTO037
AUTO037 Neon Signs - AUTO037: George's Comet Motorcars Aug 1985 Chicago, IL - , Other More Info
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14314
AUTO039
AUTO039 Neon Signs - AUTO039: "Z" Frank Chevrolet July 1983 Chicago, IL - , Other More Info
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14316
AUTO040
AUTO040 Neon Signs - AUTO040: "Z" Frank Chevrolet July 1983 Chicago, IL - , Other More Info
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14317
AUTO043
AUTO043 Neon Signs - AUTO043: Goodyear Sign Oct 1983 Chicago, IL - , Other More Info
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14320
AUTO044
AUTO044 Neon Signs - AUTO044: Goodyear Sign Oct 1983 Chicago, IL - , Other More Info
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14321
AUTO055
AUTO055 Signs - Billboards - AUTO055: Pontiac Goodwill Used Cars Jan 1984 Carruthersville, MO - , Other More Info
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14332
AUTO059
AUTO059 Neon - AUTO059: Williams Tire Co. Feb 1986 Troy, NY - , Other More Info
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14336
AUTO060
AUTO060 Neon - AUTO060: Williams Tire Co. Feb 1986 Troy, NY - , Other More Info
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14337
AUTO062
AUTO062 Neon Signs - AUTO062: Carnegie Body Sign Dec 1984 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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14339
AUTO071
AUTO071 Signs - Billboards - AUTO071: Acon's Mercury Auto July 1974 Rochester, PA - , Other More Info
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14348
AUTO075
AUTO075 Signs - Billboards - AUTO075: Hudson Auto May 1971 Ronceverte, WV - , Other More Info
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14352
AUTO077
AUTO077 Signs - Billboards - AUTO077: Hudson Auto Parts May 1971 Ronceverte, WV - , Other More Info
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14354
AUTO087
AUTO087 Signs - Billboards - AUTO087: Woodford Motor Aug 2006 Cookville, TN - , Other More Info
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14364
AUTO088
AUTO088 Signs - Billboards - AUTO088: Super Chevrolet Service June 1971 Southington, OH - , Other More Info
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14365
AUTO089
AUTO089 Signs - Billboards - AUTO089: Kaiser Fraser Service Dec 1973 Kingsville, OH - , Other More Info
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14366
AUTO090
AUTO090 Signs - Billboards - AUTO090: Texaco Sept 2004 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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14367
AZ010
AZ010 Neon - AZ010: Orpheum Jan 1983 Flagstaff - Flagstaff, Arizona More Info
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2958
AZ011
AZ011 Neon - AZ011: Orpheum Oct 1986 Flagstaff - Flagstaff, Arizona More Info
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2959
BST002
BST002 Neon - BST002: Greyhound Depot May 1987 Binghamton, NY - , Other More Info
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14821
BST020
BST020 Neon - BST020: Greyhound Terminal Jan 1984 Columbia, SC - , Other More Info
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14839
BST021
BST021 Neon - BST021: Greyhound Terminal Jan 1984 Columbia, SC - , Other More Info
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14840
BST024
BST024 Neon - BST024: Greyhound Terminal Jan 1984 Columbia, SC - , Other More Info
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14843
BST028
BST028 Neon - BST028: Greyhound Feb 1984 Houston, TX - , Other More Info
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