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Faded, painted signs, at least 50 years old, on an exterior building wall heralding an obsolete product, an outdated trademark or a clue to the history of the building's occupancy.
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Ghost SignsStephens Grain Co. - Plains, MT

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This old steel clad elevator makes a fine landmark for the town of Plains.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/24/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsGlobe Mills -- El Paso TX

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A ghost sign on the Globe Mills building west of downtown El Paso advertises a defunct flour mill. Above the ghost is a sign for an operative wholesale feed grain brokerage business.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/7/2014

last visited: 11/8/2014

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Ghost SignsOwl Cigar & Bull Durham Tobacco -- Socorro NM

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Pre-1916 ghost signs for two tobacco companies and a turn of the century store on two sides of the 1880s-vintage Knights of Columbus hall building at 106 Manzanares St in downtown Socorro NM near the plaza

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 10/20/2014

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Ghost SignsAnaconda Meat and Grocery Market - Anaconda, MT

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The rest of the long sign reads: And Smelter City Bakery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsTavares & Rodrigues, Lda. - Sintra, Portugal

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A extinct wine producer from Colares, Sintra.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsHarvard Cigars - Anaconda, MT

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This is at least a double sign, with Spearmint Gum over Harvard Cigar and who knows what else.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsJ. C. Penney Co. - Anaconda, MT

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This ghost is on the side of a two storey brick and stone building on East Park Avenue in downtown Anaconda.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsAnaconda Real Estate - Anaconda, MT

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This Anaconda Ghost Sign is just off Main Street on the east end of the Electric Light Building, now a National Historic Place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsBig Smith Products Ghost Sign - Lincoln AR

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Big Smith Clothing Products at the turn of the century included lots of rugged work wear.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Arkansas

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsTorgerson Brothers Garage - Anaconda, MT

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This is a second sign advertising Torgerson Brothers' Garage in Anaconda.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsGeorge Holman, Draper, 2 East Street, Tollesbury, Essex. CM9 8QD

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Waterloo House used to be the drapers shop in this large Essex village.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsTorgerson's New and Used Cars - Anaconda, MT

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This sign advertising Torgerson's is the north side on a vintage one storey brick building across the street and one block south of the old Torgerson's Brothers Garage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsSears & Sears Motor Co. -- Walsenburg CO

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The location of the Sears and Sears Motor Co., an early prominent automotive business in Walsenburg, still sports its ghostly signs

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: 10/14/2014

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Ghost SignsWindsor Harness & Wagon -- Walsenburg CO

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The Frohlich building at 424 Main Street in Walsenburg has a ghost sign along Main Street and another one in the alley

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: 10/14/2014

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Ghost SignsWalsenburg Mercantile Co. -- Walsenburg CO

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A ghost sign for a large wholesale grocery and mercantile business just off the railroad at Walsenburg CO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: 10/14/2014

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Ghost SignsLevi Strauss - Chandler Arizona

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This sign, advertising Levi Strauss, Overalls and a meat market is on the back wall of a building at 1 Boston St, Chandler Arizona 85225

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1

location: Arizona

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsRawlins House -- Las Vegas NM

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There are multiple ghost signs on this derelict old rooming house across from the formerly super-swanky La Castaneda hotel in Las Vegas NM

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: 10/14/2014

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Ghost SignsMoody Farms - near Pampa, TX

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On the side of a concrete building visible along the highway (TX 152)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsRickey Block - 1892 - Colville, WA

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On the west side of Main Street just south of Astor Avenue, the First Rickey Block was built in 1885.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsP.M. Clark Furniture and Undertaking - Baxter Springs, KS

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A ghost sign identifies this vacant building as the former P.M. Clark Furniture and Undertaking business, at the northeast corner of the intersection of E 12th St and Military Ave (Old US 66), Baxter Springs, KS.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Kansas

date approved: 9/26/2014

last visited: 9/12/2014

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Ghost SignsUneeda Biscuit -- Vicksburg MS

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A ghost sign for Uneeda Biscuits has been preserved on the side of an old warehouse in Vicksburg's historic downtown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: 9/22/2014

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Ghost SignsLorenzo Hubbell Trading Post Ghosts -- Winslow AZ

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Multiple layers of ghost signs on a Hubbell Trading Post and warehouse on Route 66 in Winslow are now preserved as part of the Winslow Visitor Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/9/2014

last visited: 8/7/2014

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Ghost SignsWinslow House -- Winslow AZ

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One of two ghost signs for the Winslow House on this old building near from the train station in downtown Winslow AZ.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/9/2014

last visited: 8/7/2014

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Ghost SignsR. M. Bruchman Indian Traders -- Winslow AZ

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A ghost sign for R. M. Bruchman Indian Traders stands at 2nd and Warren Ave in downtown Winslow. The store closed in the 1980s, after the I-40 bypassed downtown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/9/2014

last visited: 8/7/2014

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Ghost SignsSanta Fe ghost -- E of Williams AZ

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Ghost sign on a Santa Fe RR overpass advertising Santa Fe's passenger rail service that ended four decades ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/9/2014

last visited: 8/7/2014

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