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Rustic Grains - Roseville, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys
N 38° 44.874 W 121° 17.135
10S E 648984 N 4290196
Quick Description: Interesting neon sign located at 406 Vernon Street is a reminder of the business that was once located here.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/11/2013 7:06:59 AM
Waymark Code: WMH9GJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7
Views: 2

Long Description:

A neon cake on the main business street when this area was the business center of a railroad town. Now a shadow of its former self with the Dainty of the sign covered over by Rustic Grains, a marker of the front tells what once was. It reads:

Dainty Pastry

1946 - Family-run bakery started by Smilanick brothers; George, Peter,
Frank and George's wife Mary at a location on Lincoln Street. Named
"Dainty Pastry" after remark by Mary that everything at the bakery was
dainty, except the bakers.

1948 - Smilanick's bought this building and moved business here.

Popular with train crews who would enter through back door and load up on
goods before making run to Sparks or Dunsmuir.

1988 - Sold to George and Mary's Daughters, Joanne Gustafson, Sharon
Kelly and Nancy Gardner.

Special recognition to sisters Joanne, Sharon and Nancy for
alterations and improvements to front entrance completed in 2004.

Name of business: Rustic Grains

Type of business: Retail

Condition of Neon Sign: Daylight - Can't tell

Physical Location:
406 Vernon Street
Roseville, CA USA

Web Address: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
One picture of sign will suffice. Additional shots - bonus.
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