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California Signs (page 4)

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Cozy Hollow Lodge
Big Bear Lake, CA
Big Pine Motel
Big Pine, CA
Rancho Verde Motel
Blythe, CA
The Cozy Hollow Lodge opened in the mid-1980s. The sign was built in the late 1980s. The fire in the fireplace and the smoke from the chimney flash on and off at night. [map]

The Big Pine Motel sign appears to be from the 1960s. For more, see this website. [map]

The Rancho Verde Motel sign had neon originally. It was probably built in the 1950s. [map]

Elms Motel
Bishop, CA
Mac's Sporting Goods
Bishop, CA
Town House Motel
Bishop, CA
The Elms Motel sign is from the 1950s. The panel sign was originally painted brown. For more, see this website. [map]

Mac's Sporting Goods opened in 1956 and this sign appears to be from then. [map]

The Town House Motel was built in 1946. These signs are probably from the 1960s. [map]

Thunderbird Motel
Bishop, CA
The Thunderbird Motel signs appear to be from the 1960s. [map]

Johnnie's
Super Market
Boulder Creek, CA
Independent Order
of Oddfellows
Boulder Creek, CA
New Leaf
Community Market
Boulder Creek, CA
I believe Johnnie's Super Market opened in the early 1950s. This sign appears to be from then. For more, see this website. [map]

This Independent Order of Oddfellows sign is one of the smallest ones that I've ever seen. [map]

The New Leaf Community Market is a natural foods store chain. This location opened in 1998. This sign was probably adapted from a previous market. [map]

More Boulder Creek Signs:
Scarborough Lumber & Building Supply

White Cross Drugs
Brawley, CA
White Cross Drugs had opened here by 1921 and is still in business. These signs are probably from the 1940s or 1950s. The first sign was part of a projecting sign. The other mirror image panel is also displayed flat against the building now. For more, see this website. [map]

Wilke Machine and Auto Parts
Brawley, CA
Borderland Buses
Chuck's Box Lunches
Brawley, CA
Wilke Machine and Auto Parts was founded in 1946. This sign is probably from then or shortly after that. The company folded around 2001 but this sign remains. [map]

Borderland Buses and Chuck's Box Lunches are long gone but this sign remains. A few bits of yellow neon tubing cling to the back of the sign. It was probably built in the 1950s. [map]

Brentwood Signs:
Delta Theatre

Redwood Motel
Bridgeport, CA
Walker River Lodge
Bridgeport, CA
The Redwood Motel sign is probably from the 1960s. For more, see this website. [map]

The Walker River Lodge sign appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. The sign on the building is newer. For more, see this website. [map]

Silver Maple Inn
Bridgeport, CA
The Silver Maple Inn was built in the 1930s. The smaller sign might be from then. The vertical sign is probably from the 1950s. [map]

Bridgeport Inn
Bridgeport, CA
Ken's Sporting Goods
Bridgeport, CA
The Bridgeport Inn was built in 1877. This sign is probably from the 1950s. [map]

Ken's Sporting Goods was established in 1931. The sign has been there since at least the 1950s. [map]

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