Vintage Signs

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The focus of this section is on vintage, graphically interesting signs. My preference is for neon but there are many other types of signs represented. This is one of the biggest sections at my website with about 350 pages and over 10,000 photos. The state sections are organized alphabetically by city. Don't forget to check out the pages listed beneath the map below. There are also lots of other great signs in other sections of my website (e.g., Eateries, Tire Stores, Theatres, Drive-ins, etc.). The best way to find everything is to use the white search box on the left above (enter specific cities, sign types, or business names).

You might also be interested in my book, "Vintage Signs of America", which came out in 2018. It's just under 100 pages with about 175 color photos, each showing a different sign with histories about each one. There's also a discussion about preservation and what you can do to save signs. The publisher went out of business in 2023 but the book is still available online for now while supplies last or used at places like Amazon.

If you are interested in seeing sign museums and displays in your travels, I created this map which shows where they are.

If you have recommendations about signs not included at my website, I'd love to hear about them. If you have photos, I'd love to see them and will give you credit if I include them at my website. If you have additional info or updates about the signs here, I'd appreciate hearing from you. Enjoy!

American States Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Maryland Massachusetts Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Hampshire New Jersey New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming

Roto-Spheres Satellite Signs Donut Signs Plumbing Signs Happy Bear Signs Flame Signs House Signs
Penguins &
Polar Bear Signs
Pest Control Signs Pancake Signs Skating Signs Camera Signs Mechanical Signs
Car Signs Train Signs Pizza Chef Signs Working Men Diving Women
Opal Glass
Federal Electric
Reddy Kilowatt &
Willie Wiredhand Signs
Neon Extension Signs Norge Balls Rexall Drug
Scaffold Signs Welcome Signs Clock Signs Pep Boys Signs
& Statues
John Cerney
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Copyright. All photos at this website are copyrighted and may only be used with my consent. This includes posting them at Facebook, Pinterest, blogs, other websites, personal use, etc.

Tips & Updates. If you have suggestions about places that I haven't covered, historical info, or updates about places/things that have been remodeled or removed, I'd love to hear from you: