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Faded, painted signs, at least 50 years old, on an exterior building wall heralding an obsolete product, an outdated trademark or a clue to the history of the building's occupancy.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 SignsSt. Francis Hotel - S. Piazzo Building - Reno, NV

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The S. Piazzo building is located along N Virginia Street in downtown Reno, NV and was originally built in 1925 as the St. Francis Hotel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/24/2013

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsDakota Business College -- Fargo ND

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The ghost sign for the Dakota Business College near 9th and Main in downtown Fargo ND.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Dakota

date approved: 12/19/2013

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsMason, Ehrman & Co. Mural, Astoria Riverwalk, 11th and 12th Streets, Astoria, OR. 97103.

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Mason, Ehrman Co. was a wholesale grocery business founded in Portland in 1886. The mural has faded badly over the years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/18/2013

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsGold Medal Soda Crackers -- Wichita KS

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A ghost sign for Gold Medal Soda Crackers in Wichita's North End.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 12/15/2013

last visited: 4/3/2014

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Ghost SignsSalt City Business College -- Hutchinson KS

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Two ghost signs for the Salt City Business College in downtown Hutchinson KS, at 4th and South Walnut streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 12/15/2013

last visited: 7/29/2013

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Ghost SignsSweet's Chocolates

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Sweet's Chocolates "Sold from Alaska to Australia".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 12/10/2013

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsWool & Mohair -- Sterling City TX

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Sterling and Tom Green Counties in Texas are centers of the wool and mohair industries in Texas, as this ghost sign from around the turn of the century recalls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/4/2013

last visited: 5/26/2013

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Ghost Signs"West Texas' Finest Theatre" -- Big Spring TX

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The ghost sign on the back of the vacant and abandoned R&R Ritz Theatre at 401 Main Street in downtown Big Spring.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/4/2013

last visited: 5/26/2013

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Ghost SignsHenry G Forge 5¢ Cigar - Springfield, MO

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This building is within the Springfield Commercial Street Historic Historic District. There are numerous faded letters on the side, but this one is the clearest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/4/2013

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsCremo Cigar - Sprague, WA

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One of several ghost signs located around the downtown area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Washington

date approved: 12/1/2013

last visited: 9/7/2013

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Ghost SignsHertrich and Moylan, General Merchandise - Sprague, WA

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One of several ghost signs found around the downtown area. This building has several signs.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Washington

date approved: 12/1/2013

last visited: 9/7/2013

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Ghost SignsE. Lauer & Sons Ghost Sign - Alturas, CA

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This ghost sign is located at the back of a building that currently serves as a video rental store on the corner of Main Street and W Carlos St in downtown Alturas, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 11/30/2013

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsModoc County Co Operative Assn Ghost Sign - Alturas, CA

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This ghost sign is one of two located at the current Modoc Farm Supply building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 11/26/2013

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsPillsbury's Ghost Sign - Alturas, CA

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This ghost sign is one of two located at the current Modoc Farm Supply building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 11/26/2013

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsGhost Nitrato do Chile - Livramento, Portugal

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In this house you'll find this sign advertising Nitrato do Chile

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tofixe

location: Leiria, Portugal

date approved: 11/26/2013

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsNejstarsi hospoda na Sumave - Horni Vltavice, Czech Republic

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Nejstarsi hospoda na Sumave // Das älteste Gasthaus im Böhmerwald // The oldest inn in the Bohemian Forest

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/13/2013

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsA Teasing Ghost Sign - The Broadway, Wimbledon, London, UK

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A ghost sign that teases the viewer to guess what it says! The right side of the sign is visible but the left side is obscured by a modern day advertising sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/13/2013

last visited: 2/4/2014

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Ghost SignsBromo Setzer - Front Royal, VA

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Faded Bromo Setzer advertisement in downtown Front Royal

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/10/2013

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsAnson Enterprise & Music Shop Ghosts -- Anson TX

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Two adjacent ghost signs for 2 very different businesses, a phonograph shop and a newspaper, have livened up Anson's Main Street for decades.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/7/2013

last visited: 7/14/2013

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Ghost SignsAlberco - Siena, Italy

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A ghost sign in a building in the historic center of the city of Siena.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 10/31/2013

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Ghost SignsGhostsign Hee - Denmark

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Ghostsign på gavlen af hus i Hee - Ghostsign at a house end in Hee

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Denmark

date approved: 10/30/2013

last visited: 4/11/2014

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Ghost SignsSheffield Creamery, Lewisburg, PA

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Creamery giant Sheffield Dairy, of New York, had a creamery in the tiny town of Lewisburg, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/29/2013

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsVisit Bracknell's Discout Store

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Located on SC28, US-221 in Plum Branch. This sign points the way to Brachnell's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: South Carolina

date approved: 10/26/2013

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsPepsi - Plum Branch, SC

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Located along US 221 (SC 28), just as you come into town from McCormick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: South Carolina

date approved: 10/26/2013

last visited: never

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Ghost SignsDrink Coca-Cola - Wynnewood, OK

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This ghost sign can still be clearly read and reminds us of days gone by.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/24/2013

last visited: never

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