Sometimes, They Just Put It Right Out There
Sometimes, the advertising tells it all. In this case, it's not hard to see what the numbers add up to.
I found this ironic bit of architecture in the Franklinton area of Columbus, Ohio. A death themed ice cream shop of sorts.
Coffee Shop Sign With Exit Sign
Coffee shot sign with exit sign.
Buch And Donavan Drugs
Buch and Donavan Drugs sign in Wheeling, West Virgina has stood the test of time.
The 7-Inn Sign In Bellaire, Ohio.
This relic of days long gone in Bellaire, Ohio with the highway behind it is self-explanatory.
I really love the old signs like this that stand as memorials to the old days.
Mail Pouch Tobacco Covered Bridge
This Mail Pouch advertisement is on a covered bridge on Ohio State Route 146 in Guernsey County, Ohio.
Scio Ohio Drugstore
Neimayer Drugs in Scio, Ohio.
The Dunkirk Dairy Dream
I love the fact that corporate America has never taken over the independent small town ice cream shops. These little shops are all over small town Ohio.
Vintage Sign For Chinese Food
This a vintage Chinese restaurant sign found in downtown Findlay, Ohio.
Dyers & McDermott Antique Sign
An antique sign in downtown Wauseon, Ohio. A search showed that Dyer & McDermott are still a HVAC company in Wauseon, but they no longer at this address.
Mom's Diner In Archibold, Ohio.
Mom's Diner features numerous antique signs as a theme of it's restaurant.
Back Alley Barbershop Sign
I got a smile out of this incredibly simple sign pointing out where a barbershop is.
Barber Shop Sign In A Back Alley
Barber shop sign in a back alley in downtown Newark.
The Let's Do This Advertising Campaign In The Trash
The advertising campaign that ended up in the trash can, Home Depot's "Let's Do This".
Steeles Motel in McArthur, Ohio.
A vintage sign for Steeles Motel in McArthur, Ohio.
Ghost Advertising And Antiques At Mount Victory, Ohio.
Mount Victory is an old town in Hardin County, Ohio. What's left of the downtown is being used mainly for antique shop and other small business enterprise.
Food, Liquor, Beer
Long day at work, little inspiration, and it got to dark for photos. That led me to these bar signs.
Huge Golf Ball In Heath, Ohio.
The golf shop is long gone, but the giant golf ball remains in Heath, Ohio.
High Bummies Bar Sign In Newark, Ohio.
Antique neon sign lights up at Bummies Bar in Newark, Ohio.
The Lock General Store
The Lock General Store in Central Ohio.
The Dairy Isle Cone Sign In Winter
The Dairy Isle ice cream cone sign in January.
The Dragon Tree Tattoos And Gifts
The Dragon Tree is a store in Yellow Springs, Ohio that's much like every other store in the small town. It's an eclectic arrangement of brick-a-brac that looks like a horder was given free buckets of pastel paint. and stencils.
Bremen, Ohio Ghost Ad For Car Repair
Ghost advertising for a service station that sold Firestone tires and serviced Ford and Buick cars.
Ghost Advertising In Cambridge, Ohio
Ghost advertising for White Satin Flour in Cambridge, Ohio on The National Road.
Antique Pepsi Sign
Antique Pepsi sign hanging outside of a shop in Fredericktown, Ohio.
Praying Mantis On Cash Advance Door
A praying mantis outside of a cash advance business.
Mail Pouch Advertising On The National Road
Mail Pouch barns on The National Road in Muskingum County, Ohio.