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Ghost Signs
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Faded, painted signs, at least 50 years old, on an exterior building wall heralding an obsolete product, an outdated trademark or a clue to the history of the building's occupancy.
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Image for Fireproof Storage and Piano Movers, Pittsburgh, PAview gallery

SESE68.9 km

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Ghost SignsFireproof Storage and Piano Movers, Pittsburgh, PA

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An old moving and storage business advertises its services to a Pittsburgh neighborhood with a high arson rate.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/19/2006

last visited: 7/28/2008

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SESE71 km

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Ghost Signs"Hotel Roo", Pittsburgh, PA

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The Hotel Roosevelt's sign has faded at different rates on different surfaces, making it look like a hotel for kangaroos at first glance.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/19/2006

last visited: never

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SESE71 km

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Ghost SignsJonasson's Department Store, Pittsburgh, PA

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Jonasson's Department Store sign is shouted out by a bright, noisy lottery sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/19/2006

last visited: never

Image for Marsh Stogies, Wheeling, West Virginia, USAview gallery

SS71 km

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Ghost SignsMarsh Stogies, Wheeling, West Virginia, USA

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located on an old brick building in downtown Wheeling, West Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sherpes

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/23/2008

last visited: 9/28/2013

Image for Magic Chef Ad, Pittsburgh, PAview gallery

SESE71.3 km

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Ghost SignsMagic Chef Ad, Pittsburgh, PA

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I don't think this sign is selling too many Magic Chef ovens nowadays.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/19/2006

last visited: 11/7/2007

Image for Chas Gensler Warehouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaniaview gallery

EE73.5 km

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Ghost SignsChas Gensler Warehouse, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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storage, warehousing, shipping, moving company

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sherpes

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/23/2008

last visited: never

Image for Osterman's Furniture - Akron, Ohioview gallery

NWNW75.8 km

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Ghost SignsOsterman's Furniture - Akron, Ohio

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A ghost sign that says "Osterman's Furniture of Quality" on the south side of a vacant building at 168 S Main St in Akron, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/27/2010

last visited: 7/15/2010

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NWNW76.9 km

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Ghost SignsGolden Age Beverages - Akron, Ohio

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A ghost sign that says "Enjoy Golden Age Beverages" on the east side of a vacant building at 339 W Market St in Akron, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker

location: Ohio

date approved: 6/29/2010

last visited: 6/27/2010

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NN83.5 km

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Ghost SignsBull-Durham / Coca Cola

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A nice find! Coke and Bull Durham Tobacco occupying the same surface equally.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Algoma!

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/6/2007

last visited: 1/20/2014

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NN83.5 km

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Ghost SignsCubanola: The Sequel!

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The second Cubanola Cigar ad in Greenville. This is on the same building as the first on the opposite side.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Algoma!

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/6/2007

last visited: 9/26/2011

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NN83.5 km

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Ghost SignsCubanola, etc.

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I think there may be two to five overlapping ads here, but it is difficult to tell. I think Cubanola must have been a Cigar company.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Algoma!

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/6/2007

last visited: 9/26/2011

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NWNW96.1 km

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Ghost SignsGold Medal Flour - Chagrin Falls Ohio

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This Gold Medal Flour sign is painted on the side of the building where the Chargin Hardware has been since 1857.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug

location: Ohio

date approved: 3/18/2009

last visited: never

Image for several Tobacco signs - downtown Coshoctonview gallery

SWSW105.1 km

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Ghost Signsseveral Tobacco signs - downtown Coshocton

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Several tobacco signs, including Durham and Mail Pouch on two walls of Linnet's Flowers On The Square, 248 Main St (at N 3rd St), Coshocton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/3/2011

last visited: 11/26/2011

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NWNW112.3 km

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Ghost SignsHomuth Market / Red the Cleaner; Parma, Ohio

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Hidden for nearly 70 years, a sign advertises businesses long gone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member boatchick

location: Ohio

date approved: 5/20/2010

last visited: never

Image for Coca-Cola sign on out of use storeview gallery

NENE114.4 km

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Ghost SignsCoca-Cola sign on out of use store

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Faded Coca-Cola ad on brick wall. BUILDING HAS BEEN RAZED AFTER A FIRE. leaving waymark active for time being as it is part of a cache clue. will modify cache then archive waymark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Captain Chaoss

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/1/2006

last visited: 2/23/2012

Image for Auto Drive-In Ghost - Titusville, PAview gallery

NENE128.3 km

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Ghost SignsAuto Drive-In Ghost - Titusville, PA

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Ghost sign from the old Auto Drive-In in Cherrytree, PA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/26/2011

last visited: 10/15/2011

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NENE128.7 km

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Ghost SignsHonest Ghost Sign

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I've been told this was a department store at one time. It seems like there are several signs transposed over each other.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KNAPAHOLIC

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/14/2015

last visited: never

Image for Kerr Milling Co. - Titusville, PAview gallery

NENE136.3 km

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Ghost SignsKerr Milling Co. - Titusville, PA

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Ghost sign on a building at the corner of Route 8 and Kerr Mill Road in Titusville, PA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/3/2012

last visited: 6/12/2012

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SS146.1 km

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Ghost SignsThe McCoy Building - Fairmont, WV

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Located on the side of the McCoy building on Fairmont Ave. Easily seen while traveling south on Fairmont Ave.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/8/2009

last visited: 12/26/2011

Image for Mello Crown Stogies - Corry, PAview gallery

NENE159.3 km

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Ghost SignsMello Crown Stogies - Corry, PA

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Almost to ghosty to read.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bpratt

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/8/2011

last visited: 1/12/2012

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