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Writer & Traveler with a passion for history, photography & the unusual
Found on James Street in Alexandria Bay, New York.
The Rocket Center is a strip mall at 584 Court Street (U.S. Route 11), east of Binghamton, New York. This sign is a great example of Populuxe/Raygun Gothic. Today, this area is something like a vice district, with three strip clubs and a sleazy motel in close proximity.
Morrison’s Restaurant at 318 King St E, Kingston, ON
Pistolesi Dry Cleaning
Pistolesi Dry Cleaning ghost sign at 12 Church Street in Gouverneur, New York. As far as I can determine, Joseph Pistolesi founded Pistolesi Dry Cleaning and his son
owned it until 1952 when other family members took the reigns. The Pistolesi family also owned the
Gold Medal Flour
Vintage advertisement for Gold Medal Flour on the wall of Colesante’s Tavern at 480 Factory Street in Watertown, New York. The Washburn-Crosby Company became General Mills in 1928. Their original Gold Medal Flour factory was located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Pickled Pig
, at 2639 Main Street (New York State Route 86) in Lake Placid, New York, an artisan pub with a Southern flair, has only been open for a couple years, but I’m loving this sign!
Chez Piggy Restaurant & Bar
Chez Piggy Restaurant & Bar at 68 Princess St, Kingston, ON
Coca Cola – Relieves Fatigue!
Coca-Cola ghost sign on the side of a brick building at 144 Court Street (U.S. Route 11) in Binghamton, New York. “Delicious and refreshing – Relieves Fatigue” … because it used to contain trace amounts of
. Coca-Cola didn’t become completely cocaine-free until 1929.
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