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Faded, painted signs, at least 50 years old, on an exterior building wall heralding an obsolete product, an outdated trademark or a clue to the history of the building's occupancy.
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Image for General Repairs - Mokelumne Hills, CAview gallery

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Ghost SignsGeneral Repairs - Mokelumne Hills, CA

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A sign for general repairs in Mokelumne Hill, CA. The sign probably dates from the 1920s, when Frank Peek's garage was the occupants of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 1/10/2011

last visited: never

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NWNW13.2 km

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Ghost SignsSutter Creek Ghost Sign - Sutter Creek, CA

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A ghost sign on the side of a building in Sutter Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/12/2010

last visited: 7/14/2010

Image for Brignole Estate Co., General Merchandise, Sutter Creek, CAview gallery

NWNW13.2 km

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Ghost SignsBrignole Estate Co., General Merchandise, Sutter Creek, CA

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Many signs were painted here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BackPak

location: California

date approved: 2/22/2007

last visited: 7/12/2010

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SESE29.8 km

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Ghost SignsAngels Camp Ghost Sign - Angels Camp, CA

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A sign in downtown Angels Camp.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/20/2017

last visited: never

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SESE45.4 km

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Ghost SignsCity Hotel - Sonora, CA

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A ghost sign on the side of the old city hotel in downtown Sonora. The hotel is now a retail store.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/9/2009

last visited: 10/9/2009

Image for Dandy Bread and Dr. Pepper - Lodi, CAview gallery

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Ghost SignsDandy Bread and Dr. Pepper - Lodi, CA

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This ghost sign is located on S Main Street in a depressed part of downtown Lodi, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: California

date approved: 4/7/2014

last visited: never

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WW54.4 km

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Ghost SignsGlobe Flour Sign - Woodbridge, CA

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A ghost sign for Globe Flour in downtown Woodbridge, CA. The sign reads: "Globe Flour - For every baking purpose."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/9/2009

last visited: 10/9/2009

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SS60.8 km

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Ghost SignsFirst National Bank Oakdale, CA

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First National Bank Sign in Oakdale, California

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: California

date approved: 2/10/2007

last visited: 8/27/2009

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NWNW73.5 km

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Ghost SignsGlass Beads - Auburn, CA

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Glass beads sign on the side of a building housing a store selling glass beads

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fishingwishing

location: California

date approved: 4/10/2008

last visited: 5/24/2008

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NWNW73.7 km

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Ghost SignsBarber & Beauty Supply -- Sacramento

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A 2nd story billboard. The current building occupant told me that they remember it as a car dealership for some years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 4/25/2012

last visited: 7/13/2012

Image for Better Bread / St. Regis - Sacramento CAview gallery

NWNW75 km

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Ghost SignsBetter Bread / St. Regis - Sacramento CA

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Sometimes there is so much going on, it is hard to notice these post cards from an earlier time. Sacramento recently lost one of it's long runnng bakeries (Wonder Bread). One could smell it from the freeway.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 9/1/2012

last visited: 11/29/2013

Image for Boss of the Road Overalls - Sacramento, CAview gallery

NWNW76.3 km

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Ghost SignsBoss of the Road Overalls - Sacramento, CA

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There are two ghost signs on this building in Old Sacramento!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Free2bme29

location: California

date approved: 10/9/2009

last visited: 3/14/2016

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WW80.6 km

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Ghost SignsCrawdad's - Isleton CA

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For many years, Isleton had a festival to celebrate a harvest of these crustaceans.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 4/15/2016

last visited: never

Image for Colfax Pharmacy /Drugs - Colfax CAview gallery

NN91.4 km

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Ghost SignsColfax Pharmacy /Drugs - Colfax CA

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In business for 120 years. Closed since the late 1990's.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 3/29/2015

last visited: never

Image for Levi Strauss and Co. - Woodland, CAview gallery

NWNW101.7 km

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Ghost SignsLevi Strauss and Co. - Woodland, CA

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A sign in hisotric downtown Woodland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/12/2011

last visited: never

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NN110.2 km

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Ghost SignsPine St Ghost Sign - Nevada City, CA.

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A ghost sign in downtown Nevada City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/1/2010

last visited: never

Image for Sherwin Williams Paint, Newman, Californiaview gallery

SS113.3 km

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Ghost SignsSherwin Williams Paint, Newman, California

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Driving through Newman, a classic small San Jauquin Valley town, spotted this old add on the side of the old Newman Department Store.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member teeoff2

location: California

date approved: 11/30/2007

last visited: 3/7/2009

Image for Hotel Rex Ghost Sign - Truckee, CAview gallery

NN122.8 km

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Ghost SignsHotel Rex Ghost Sign - Truckee, CA

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A ghost sign for Hotel Rex in downtown Truckee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/18/2011

last visited: 11/10/2011

Image for Walnut Creek Meat Market - Walnut Creek, CAview gallery

WW126.7 km

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Ghost SignsWalnut Creek Meat Market - Walnut Creek, CA

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A ghost sign in downtown Walnut Creek, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/6/2016

last visited: never

Image for Braun & Loftus General Merchandise - Dayton, Nevadaview gallery

NENE141.9 km

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Ghost SignsBraun & Loftus General Merchandise - Dayton, Nevada

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A ghost sign in Dayton, Nevada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Nevada

date approved: 5/12/2017

last visited: 10/6/2016

Image for Star Shoe Store - San Jose, CAview gallery

SWSW148.9 km

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Ghost SignsStar Shoe Store - San Jose, CA

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Ghost sign on the historic Pacific Hotel in the San Jose Historical Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 11/10/2014

Image for Hart's - San Jose, CAview gallery

SWSW149.8 km

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Ghost SignsHart's - San Jose, CA

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A ghost sign on a vacant warehouse in San Jose.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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SWSW150 km

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Ghost Signs7-Up - San Jose, CA

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A 7-Eleven sign behind a building in San Jose.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/23/2014

last visited: never

Image for Hart's Department Store Warehouse #2 - San Jose, CAview gallery

SWSW150 km

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Ghost SignsHart's Department Store Warehouse #2 - San Jose, CA

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This ghost sign for Hart's Department Store in San Jose can be a reminder of a sad ending to Brooke Hart, the heir to the family store.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 7/5/2012

last visited: never

Image for W.C. Stokes in Colusa, CAview gallery

NWNW152.1 km

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Ghost SignsW.C. Stokes in Colusa, CA

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A dilapidated building in Colusa, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Teachermom

location: California

date approved: 10/8/2005

last visited: never

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