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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BST029
BST029 Neon - BST029: Greyhound Feb 1984 Houston, TX - , Other More Info
5/31/2008
14848
BST034
BST034 Signs - Billboards - BST034: Greyhound Hotel July 1989 Eureka, CA - , Other More Info
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BST036
BST036 Neon - BST036: Greyhound Bus Station March 1986 San Francisco, CA - , Other More Info
5/31/2008
15004
BST046
BST046 Neon - BST046: Greyhound Statiion March 1983 Evansville, IN - , Other More Info
5/31/2008
15014
BST047
BST047 Neon - BST047: Greyhound March 1983 Evansville, IN - , Other More Info
5/31/2008
15015
BST048
BST048 Neon - BST048: Greyhound Statin March 1983 Evansville, IN - , Other More Info
5/31/2008
15016
CA1016
CA1016 Neon - CA1016: Stamm March 1986 Antioch - Antioch, California More Info
5/31/2008
3179
CA1017
CA1017 Neon - CA1017: Stamm March 1986 Antioch - Antioch, California More Info
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3180
CA1018
CA1018 Neon - CA1018: Stamm March 1986 Antioch - Antioch, California More Info
5/31/2008
3181
CA1025
CA1025 Neon - CA1025: Arcata March 1986 Arcata - Arcata, California More Info
5/31/2008
3188
CA1027
CA1027 Neon - CA1027: Arcata March 1986 Arcata - Arcata, California More Info
5/31/2008
3190
CA1038
CA1038 Neon - CA1038: Cinema 19 Dec 1982 Bakersfield - Bakersfield, California More Info
5/31/2008
3201
CA1046
CA1046 Neon - CA1046: Nile Dec 1982 Bakersfield - Bakersfield, California More Info
5/31/2008
3209
CA1047
CA1047 Neon - CA1047: Nile Dec 1982 Bakersfield - Bakersfield, California More Info
5/31/2008
3210
CA1053
CA1053 Neon - CA1053: Barstow Jan 1988 Barstow - Barstow, California More Info
5/31/2008
3216
CA1062
CA1062 Neon - CA1062: Belmont March 1986 Belmont - Belmont, California More Info
5/31/2008
3225
CA1063
CA1063 Neon - CA1063: Belmont March 1986 Belmont - Belmont, California More Info
5/31/2008
3226
CA1072
CA1072 Neon - CA1072: California March 1986 Berkeley - Berkeley, California More Info
5/31/2008
3235
CA1073
CA1073 Neon - CA1073: California March 1986 Berkeley - Berkeley, California More Info
5/31/2008
3236
CA1091
CA1091 Neon - CA1091: The Beverly June 1984 Beverly Hills - Beverly Hills, California More Info
5/31/2008
3254
CA1145
CA1145 Neon - CA1145: Rodgers Dec 1982 Corning - , California More Info
5/31/2008
3308
CA1164
CA1164 Neon - CA1164: Culver City Jan 1983 Culver City - Culver City, California More Info
5/31/2008
3327
CA1166
CA1166 Neon - CA1166: Culver City Jan 1983 Culver City - Culver City, California More Info
5/31/2008
3329
CA1171
CA1171 Neon - CA1171: Serra Mach 1986 Daly City - Daly City, California More Info
5/31/2008
3334
CA1178
CA1178 Neon - CA1178: Sierra Dec 1982 Delano - Delano, California More Info
5/31/2008
3341
CA1180
CA1180 Neon - CA1180: Sierra Dec 1982 Delano - Delano, California More Info
5/31/2008
3343
CA1221
CA1221 Neon - CA1221: Eureka March 1986 Eureka - Eureka, California More Info
5/31/2008
3384
CA1222
CA1222 Neon - CA1222: Eureka March 1986 Eureka - Eureka, California More Info
5/31/2008
3385
CA1223
CA1223 Neon - CA1223: Eureka March 1986 Eureka - Eureka, California More Info
5/31/2008
3386
CA1232
CA1232 Neon - CA1232: Fairfax March 1986 Fairfax - Fairfax, California More Info
5/31/2008
3395
CA1233
CA1233 Neon - CA1233: Fairfax March 1986 Fairfax - Fairfax, California More Info
5/31/2008
3396
CA1234
CA1234 Neon - CA1234: Fairfax March 1986 Fairfax - Fairfax, California More Info
5/31/2008
3397
CA1235
CA1235 Neon - CA1235: Fairfax March 1986 Fairfax - Fairfax, California More Info
5/31/2008
3398
CA1236
CA1236 Neon - CA1236: Fairfax March 1986 Fairfax - Fairfax, California More Info
5/31/2008
3399
CA1248
CA1248 Neon - CA1248: Azteca Dec 1982 Fresno - Fresno, California More Info
5/31/2008
3411
CA1253
CA1253 Neon - CA1253: Crest Dec 1982 Fresno - Fresno, California More Info
5/31/2008
3416
CA1254
CA1254 Neon - CA1254: Crest Dec 1982 Fresno - Fresno, California More Info
5/31/2008
3417
CA1257
CA1257 Neon - CA1257: Mexico Dec 1982 Fresno - Fresno, California More Info
5/31/2008
3420
CA1266
CA1266 Neon - CA1266: Fox Jan 1983 Fullerton - Fullerton, California More Info
5/31/2008
3429
CA1305
CA1305 Neon - CA1305: Del Oro July 1985 Grass Valley - Grass Valley, California More Info
5/31/2008
3468
CA1306
CA1306 Neon - CA1306: Del Oro July 1985 Grass Valley - Grass Valley, California More Info
5/31/2008
3469
CA1335
CA1335 Neon - CA1335: Egyptian Jan 1983 Hollywood - Hollywood, California More Info
5/31/2008
3498
CA1347
CA1347 Neon - CA1347: Hollywood Jan 1983 Hollywood - Hollywood, California More Info
5/31/2008
3510
CA1348
CA1348 Neon - CA1348: Hollywood Jan 1983 Hollywood - Hollywood, California More Info
5/31/2008
3511
CA1354
CA1354 Neon - CA1354: Mann's Chinese Jan 1983 Hollywood - Hollywood, California More Info
5/31/2008
3517
CA1361
CA1361 Neon - CA1361: Pacific Jan 1983 Hollywood - Hollywood, California More Info
5/31/2008
3524
CA1362
CA1362 Neon - CA1362: Pacific Jan 1983 Hollywood - Hollywood, California More Info
5/31/2008
3525
CA1363
CA1363 Neon - CA1363: Pacific July 1983 Hollywood - Hollywood, California More Info
5/31/2008
3526
CA1370
CA1370 Neon - CA1370: Pantages Jan 1983 Hollywood - Hollywood, California More Info
5/31/2008
3533
CA1371
CA1371 Neon - CA1371: Pantages Jan 1983 Hollywood - Hollywood, California More Info
5/31/2008
3534

 

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