Springfield, IL Photo courtesy Jason Carlton
Here are a few roadside shots of the Mel-O-Creme Donuts of Springfield,
IL. The marquee at the Mel-O-Creme looks to be a bit worn by the years, as the
crown above the donut on the sign no longer radiates.
(Above) The location appears to always have traffic, which is great
for its roadside appeal.
(Left) Check out the logo lettering on the side of the building.
Don's Donuts Photo courtesy Mark Hackett
How about some Don's Donuts with its fancy multicolored arrows
over in Toledo, OH. The marquee even advertises Don's as having the "world's
Sparkle Shops Donuts (Gone)
Rockford, IL Photo courtesy Don Gardner
How can anyone resist a friendly baker holding a huge hot donut out to all traveling by? For many years, Sparkle Shops Donuts was the place to be in Rockford, Illinois. But no more as this donut shop and its unique marquee was torn down in 2000.