Wednesday, July 02, 2008

West Texas ghost signs - 1

A selection of ghost signs and fading ads seen during my recent trip to San Angelo...

Sinclair gas station - Talpa, TX

City Hall - Talpa, TX

Coca-Cola ad - Coleman, TX
Santa Fe storage boxcar - Coleman, TX. I remember seeing a fair number of these cars rolling along the former Orient line near our neighborhood in San Angelo in the early 1980s. I remember the "Ship and Travel" slogan.

Coleman Wool & Mohair Co. - Coleman, TX

Coleman Furniture Co. - Coleman, TX

Automotive & Electric - Coleman, TX

Jesse Penney Jewelry - Coleman, TX

Coming next: more ghost signs and fading ads from Ballinger, Rowena, and San Angelo.
np: Eleven Hundred Springs - "Northside Blues"

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