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Faded, painted signs, at least 50 years old, on an exterior building wall heralding an obsolete product, an outdated trademark or a clue to the history of the building's occupancy.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 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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NENE25.3 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

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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

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SWSW50.2 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

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SWSW50.7 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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SWSW51.5 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 Brignole Estate Co., General Merchandise, Sutter Creek, CAview gallery

SESE60.7 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

Image for Sutter Creek Ghost Sign - Sutter Creek, CAview gallery

SESE60.8 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 Levi Strauss and Co. - Woodland, CAview gallery

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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

Image for General Repairs - Mokelumne Hills, CAview gallery

SESE73.5 km

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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

Image for Burton's Shoe Store - Oroville, CAview gallery

NWNW80.1 km

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Ghost SignsBurton's Shoe Store - Oroville, CA

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A ghost sign for Burton's Shoe Store in the historic downtown Oroville, CA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/4/2008

last visited: 8/4/2008

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SS84.7 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

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

SS86.4 km

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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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NWNW88.2 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

Image for Hotel Rex Ghost Sign - Truckee, CAview gallery

NENE90.9 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

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SWSW93.8 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 Angels Camp Ghost Sign - Angels Camp, CAview gallery

SESE103.2 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

Image for City Hotel  - Sonora, CAview gallery

SESE118.1 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

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SS127.1 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

Image for St. Francis Hotel - S. Piazzo Building - Reno, NVview gallery

NENE129.7 km

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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 NW_history_buff

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/24/2013

last visited: never

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

SWSW140 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

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SWSW153.9 km

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Ghost SignsAcheson Physicians Building

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Acheson Physicians Building is a four-story brick building on University Avenue at Shattuck Street in downtown Berkeley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 6/23/2008

last visited: 3/25/2010

Image for Burr and Sons - Berkeley, CAview gallery

SWSW154 km

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Ghost SignsBurr and Sons - Berkeley, CA

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A ghost sign for Burrs & Sons. The weathered sign is on the side of a building on Addison St. I believe that the company was involved in heating of houses.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/18/2009

last visited: 1/5/2010

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SWSW154.5 km

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Ghost SignsWells Fargo Bank Harbor Way

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Wells Fargo Bank Sign

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BackPak

location: California

date approved: 12/14/2005

last visited: never

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SWSW155.8 km

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Ghost SignsEternal - Berkeley, California

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The faded word "eternal" and a cross on the side of a house at Cedar and 4th Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 7/11/2008

last visited: 10/28/2012

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