Paint Cans (page 1)

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Schaller's Paint & Wallpaper
St. Joseph, MO
Model Wallpaper & Paint Co
Taylor, MI
The Paint Store [gone]
Columbus, MS
former Morris Paint
Omaha, NE
The Schaller's Paint paint can still revolves. It was repainted between 2005 and 2008. The first photo above is from 2005; the second from 2010. By 2013, the business name was changed to the Store of Colors. The Schaller's name on the can was painted over with the new name. By 2016, the store was known as Heartland Paint. The can was repainted red and white. [map]

The Model Wallpaper & Paint Co. store opened in 1941. This paint can is obviously from later. The store has closed but this paint can was still there in 2021. [map]

The Paint Store's paint can was missing its handle when this photo was taken in 2007. By 2013, the store had moved downtown and this sign was gone.

This Morris Paint paint can was built in the 1950s and had neon tubing. It was repainted in recent years for the building's new tenant, the Landmark Group. For more, see this website. [map]

former Andrew Paint
Wichita, KS
Andrew Paint opened in 1948. This paint can sign was probably added in the 1960s. It is installed on the roof and, as evidenced by the motor box below, originally revolved. Around 2015, the store became known as Spectrum Paint. The can was painted blue and had a Regal label by 2019. [map]

Ricciardi Brothers
Bloomfield, NJ
Walls [gone]
Springfield, MA
Hamline Hardware
St. Paul, MN
Ricciardi Brothers is a regional paint store chain that has been around since 1929. This location features a rooftop paint can. [map]

The Creative Walls paint can was installed on top of the pole sign. it was gone by 2022.

Hamline Hardware was founded in 1926. A fire destroyed the store in 1959 and they rebuilt at the same location. The store's paint can featured Hardware Hank. It has been there since the 1950s and originally revolved. It also had a handle. The store closed in 2020 and the covering on the paint can was removed. [map]

Rainbow Paint & Wallpaper Company
Gastonia, NC
Dutch Boy Paints
Pullman, WA
Ace Hardware
River Rouge, MI
Pioneer Paint Can [gone]
Tucson, AZ
Paint Can
Shippensburg, PA
The Rainbow Paint & Wallpaper Company featured a Dutch Boy Paints paint can when I took these photos in 2010. I have not seen an add-on figure or handles like this before. By 2013, the paint can had been repainted for Benjamin Moore Paints and the Dutch Boy figure was gone. The handles were still there. By 2020, the can had been painted black and had an Excel label. [map]

This Dutch Boy Paints sign in Pullman is perched over a car canopy behind an auto parts store. It's really only a half-can but I'll post it here anyway since these signs are so rare. [map]

Lozon Ace Hardware was established in 1923. This store features a half paint can sign. I suspect this was originally a full paint can that was adapted and moved here. [map]

This Pioneer Paint Can appeared to be abandoned on a roof. There was no paint store anywhere nearby. By 2021, it had been rolled onto its side. It appears to be gone now.

The Paint Can in Shippensburg is installed at A&A Decorative Display next to I-81. It has been here for many years. It was originally built as a water storage tank. It is about 35 feet tall. This photo is from 2012. In 2018, the paint can was repainted. It is now black but still has the Benjamin Moore name. For more, see this website. [map]

Triplett Paint & Decorating [gone]
Anniston, AL
Scott Paint
Bradenton, FL
2005 and 2009:
The Triplett Paint & Decorating sign featured three paint cans. The labels and sign panels had been changed by 2019. By 2022, the cans were gone.

Scott Paint had been around since 1965 and had about 24 locations on the West Coast of Florida. The company's original six stores in the Sarasota/Bradenton/Venice area had paint can signs. I believe only these three are left. The cans never revolved. In 2016, Scott Paint was bought out by Florida Paints.

This Bradenton paint can sign is from 1996. All of the stores' cans survived four hurricanes in 2004. Around 2019, the panels were replaced with those advertising Florida Paints. [map]

Diamond Vogel Paint Store
McCook, NE
Scott Paint
St. Petersburg, FL
Florida Paints
Sarasota, FL
The Diamond Vogel Paint Store paint can has been installed on the roof since at least 2007. The label has been repainted at least a few times. [map]

The Scott Paint sign in St. Petersburg has been there since at least 2007. The handle was missing even then. The business was known as Florida Paints in 2020. By 2021, it was repainted to look like the one in Sarasota. It has been missing its handle since at least 2007. [map]

This Florida Paints paint can previously advertised for Scott Paint. The panels were changed around 2019. The handle has been missing since at least 2011. [map]

Southern Paint
New Smyrna Beach, FL
The Southern Paint Can has been here since at least the 1960s. In the 1970s, the can was painted to read "Coronado Paint Products." It was revolving in 2005. However, I don't believe it revolves now. The handle has been missing since 2016. [map]

Paint Can
Syracuse, NY
Paint Can
Shreveport, LA
The Paint Can in Syracuse is installed on the roof of Dunford Painting and Restoration. [map]

The Paint Can in Shreveport is installed in front of Harrison Paint Co. The handle on top is broken. The company was established in 1950 at a different location. This Paint Can has been at its current spot since at least the mid-1960s. I don't believe it revolves anymore. [map]

Texarkana Paint & Flooring
Texarkana, TX
2010 and 2011:
Texarkana Paint & Flooring had two Devoe paint cans: one on the roof and another mounted on a pole. The one on the pole probably revolved at one time. The company moved in 2010 and left these cans behind. By 2013, the building was housing Stateline Resale Treasures. The paint cans were repainted. By 2016, the paint cans had been repainted again for "The Vintage Bucket". In 2022, the building was housing Digital Press and the can had been repainted again. [map]

Paint Can
Rochester, MN
Flaherty Paint [gone]
Austin, MN
The Paint Can in Rochester is installed on the roof of Struve's Paint. Struve's has been around since 1947. [map]

The Flaherty Paint sign appears to be modern. I believe the company was established in 1990. The store had closed by 2016 and the sign was gone by 2023. For more, see this website.

Paint Can
Houston, TX
This Paint Can was installed on the roof of Southwestern Paint. It probably revolved originally. In 2013, the store moved a few blocks away. The sign is now displayed on a pole in the parking lot. In 2019, the sign panel was either replaced or painted with a modern Benjamin Moore label with paint dripping from the lid. [map]

Paint Can
Topeka, KS
Paint Can
Salem, OH
Paint Can
Columbia, TN
Paragon Paint
& Wallpaper [gone]
Colonie, NY
Paint Can
Rancho Cordova, CA
Paint Can
Roanoke, VA
The Paint Can in Topeka is mounted above a plastic box sign at a Benjamin Moore store. The sign is two-sided and revolves. It has been there since at least 2007. [map]

The Paint Can in Salem is installed at Superior Paint & Wallpaper. [map]

The Paint Can in Columbia stands in front of Columbia Paint & Wallpaper. [map]

Paragon Paint & Wallpaper had this paint can sign dating from 1960. It used to revolve at one time. In 2004, Verizon Wireless took over the building and cut the paint can off the sign. They kept the small rectangular sign at the bottom and put the Verizon logo on that.

The Paint Can in Rancho Cordova is located on a short pole in the parking lot of Vista Paint. [map]

The Paint Can in Roanoke is in front of the Northwest True Value Hardware store. This photo is from 2007. By 2012, the paint can had been painted blue and silver. It had been repainted again by 2018. [map]

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