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Indiana Signs (page 5)

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Scottsburg Lanes
Scottsburg, IN
Kleptz Bar & Restaurant [gone]
Seelyville, IN
The Scottsburg Lanes sign features a classic pin outlined in neon. For more, see this website. [map]

The Kleptz Bar & Restaurant sign looks like it might have been from the 1940s. The restaurant is still there but the sign was removed in 2009. For more, see this website.

Sellersburg:
Silver Creek Lanes

Mygrant Music
Sharpsville, IN
Standard Oil
Sharpsville, IN
Bo-Mac's Drive In
Shoals, IN
Masonic Lodge
Shoals, IN
The Mygrant Music House store that was located in Kokomo is long gone. This sign is now installed at "A Summer Place", a private collection in Sharpsville. For more, see this website.

This Standard Oil sign is also located at "A Summer Place." I don't know where it was installed before this.

Bo-Mac's Drive In opened in 1960. This sign appears to have been recently refurbished. It is lit at night. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

This Masonic Lodge sign is probably from the 1950s. I've not seen one with this design before. [map]

Shelbyville:
Cork Liquors
Sanders Jewelry

South Bend Motel
South Bend, IN
Mobilgas
South Bend, IN
Victory Bar
South Bend, IN
Hickory Inn
Budget Motel
South Bend, IN
The South Bend Motel is probably from the 1950s or 1960s. For more, see this website. [map]

This Mobilgas Pegasus sign is installed at Tony's Mobil Service. It appears to be a vintage sign not a reproduction. For more, see this website. [map]

The Victory Bar signs are probably from the 1950s. [map]

The Hickory Inn Budget Motel sign might have had more neon at one time. The plastic name box may indicate that it was originally named something else. This photo is from 2006. By 2011, the name had been changed to Relax Inn and the bottom parts of the arrows had been removed. For more, see this website. [map]

More South Bend:
Hope Rescue Mission [gone]
Factory Tile

Wawasee Bowl
Syracuse, IN
The Wawasee Bowl has been here since at least 1980 and probably much longer than that. This sign appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. [map]

Lauer Floral Co. [gone]
Tell City, IN
Lauer Floral Co. opened in 1932. This photo is from 2010. The sign was still there in 2012 but gone by 2013.

Woodridge Motel [gone]
Terre Haute, IN
Saratoga Restaurant
Terre Haute, IN
Clabber Girl
Terre Haute, IN
The Woodridge Motel has been around since at least the 1950s. This photo is from 2009. The sign was still there in 2013. By 2015, it had been replaced with a plastic box sign.

The Saratoga Restaurant opened in 1942. For more, see this website. [map]

This restored Clabber Girl billboard has been here since the 1930s. Clabber Girl baking powder was developed in Terre Haute. In the 1930s and 1940s, Clabber Girl billboards were installed nationwide in an advertising campaign similar to that of Mail Pouch Tobacco. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Compton's Hardware
Tipton, IN
Compton's Hardware features two great Dutch Boy signs. Both of these signs were mass-produced. Many examples still exist including these in Flemington, NJ and O'Fallon, IL. [map]

Big Wheel
Restaurant [gone]
Valparaiso, IN
Moon-Lite Motel
Versailles, IN
Creole Lanes
Vincennes, IN
The Big Wheel Restaurant opened in 1963 and closed in 2006. This photo is from 2006. By 2007, the restaurant and sign were gone. For more, see this website.

The Moon-Lite Motel sign is probably from the 1950s or 1960s. For more, see this website. [map]

The Creole Lanes sign is probably from the 1960s. [map]

Masonic Lodge
Wabash, IN
This Masonic Lodge sign might have read "Masonic Temple" originally. The "Lodge" piece looks like it was tacked on later. [map]

Marsh Foodliner
Warsaw, IN
Wishing Well Motel
Whiteland, IN
This Marsh Foodliner sign is from the 1950s. Marsh Supermarkets moved the sign to this new location when it opened around 1992. The chain built other signs like this but I believe this is the only one left. In 2017, the company announced that this location would be closing. It's not known what will happen with this sign. For more, see this website. [map]

The Wishing Well Motel sign is probably from the 1950s. For more, see this website. [map]

Washington:
American Legion

Wrecks Inc.
Whitestown, IN
Wrecks Inc., an auto salvage business, went out of business around 2004. These photos are from 2010. The billboard sign shown on the left is gone now. The neon sign was built in 1958 and it is still there although it is no longer lit. Originally, there were older wrecked cars installed on the posts in front of the sign. These photos are from 2010. By 2015, the wrecked cars were gone. [map]

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