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Pocatello Signs

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Tough Guy Lanes
Pocatello, ID
Molinelli Jewelers
Pocatello, ID

The Tough Guy Lanes opened in 1957. The neon "Bowling" sign is from then. The plastic and neon pin sign is probably from the 1960s. For more, see this website. [map]

Molinelli Jewelers opened here in 1903. The first clock was installed in front of the jewelry store around 1920. There was a second clock which, like the first one, was replaced after damage from delivery trucks. It is not known when this current Brown Street Clock was installed or when the neon panels were added. The first two photos above show the street clock sign in front of the store. The third photo shows the clock sign at the building's rear entrance. This sign is a reproduction of the one on front of the store. It was built around 1973. It was restored in 2014. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Kwikee Mart
Pocatello, ID
Whitman Hotel
Pocatello, ID
Cowboy Oil Co.
Pocatello, ID
This former Kwikee Mart gas station and convenience store sign appears to be from the 1960s. It was repainted and the text adapted on one side by the Pit Stop sometime after 2012. For more, see this website. [map]

The Whitman Hotel was built in 1905 as the Hotel Nicollet. Two floors were added in 1914. This sign is probably from the 1940s or 1950s. When the building was restored around 2009, the sign was restored and installed on the back of the building. The "Hotel" at the top of the sign was replaced with "The." The Coffee Shop sign at the bottom of the sign is now missing. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

This Cowboy Oil Co. gas station is long closed but this sign remains. The sign is probably from the 1950s. [map]

Garrett Freightlines
Pocatello, ID
Hotel Yellowstone
Pocatello, ID
Garrett Freightlines was established in Pocatello in 1913. This building was built in 1951 and the sign is probably from then. For more, see this website. [map]

The Hotel Yellowstone was built in 1915 as the Yellowstone National Hotel. The sign on the roof then had a different design. This sign was there by the 1930s and may be older than that. The letters may have been replaced at some point but the design is the same. For more, see this website. [map]

Fashion Cleaners
Pocatello, ID
Buddy's Italian
Restaurant
Pocatello, ID
Maag Prescription & Medical Supply Company
Pocatello, ID
The Fashion Cleaners sign might be from the 1950s. For more, see this website. [map]

Buddy's Italian Restaurant opened in 1961. This sign appears to be from then. For more, see this website. [map]

The Maag Prescription & Medical Supply Company store opened in 1950. This sign appears to be from then. [map]

IOOF
Pocatello, ID
Red's Gateway Key & Cycle
Pocatello, ID
This IOOF (Independent Order of Odd Fellows) sign is probably from the 1940s or 1950s. [map]

Red's Gateway Key & Cycle is gone but this sign remains. This sign might be from the 1950s. [map]

Meyers Shoe Repair
Pocatello, ID
Chopstick Cafe
Pocatello, ID
Pocatello Ready Mix
Pocatello, ID
Meyers Shoe Repair opened in 1956. This sign was restored in 2014 just before this photo was taken. For more, see this website. [map]

The Chopstick Cafe sign is probably from the 1950s or 1960s. For more, see this website. [map]

Pocatello Ready Mix was established in 1974. I believe this sign advertised originally for Horrocks Ready Mix which was established in 1948. [map]

Pocatello Electric
Pocatello, ID
Idaho Motel
Pocatello, ID
2008: 2014: 2008: 2014:
Pocatello Electric opened here in 1902. The sign is probably from the 1950s. The sign was altered considerably between the 2008 and 2014 photos above. The neon was removed, the sign was repainted, and backlit plastic letters were added to the south-facing side. For more, see this website. [map]

The Idaho Motel sign is probably from the 1950s. The wording has changed from "Motel" to "Apartments." The sign was repainted in 2014 just before these photos were taken. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

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