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Ghost Signage Northern California

 

Boss of the Road Overalls
Somewhere in California
Photo courtesy Dave & Debra van Hulsteyn

Here's an old ghost sign for Boss of the Road Overalls. By the looks of this bow wow, the overalls must've been popular back in its day.

 

 

Boss of the Road Overalls
Sacramento, CA
Photo courtesy Dave & Debra van Hulsteyn

Here's another Boss of the Road Overalls ghost sign, this one located in Sacramento. This union made overalls was "the watchdog of quality."

 

 

Petaluma's Choice
Petaluma, CA
Photo courtesy Dave & Debra van Hulsteyn

Yes, Coca-Cola is just about everywhere. Check out this ghost ad for Petaluma's Choice.

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel St. Cleo
Stockton, CA
Photo courtesy Dave & Debra van Hulsteyn


The Hotel St. Leo in Stockton features lettering that still advertises the force fan ventilation of the hotel. Not sure what the lettering painted over, though.

(Near right) A good look at the ghost lettering at the Hotel St. Cleo in Stockton

 

 

Carnation
Stockton, CA
Photo courtesy Dave & Debra van Hulsteyn

This ghost signage looks like its gone through many different variations. From the Hotel Sutter on top to the Carnation lettering that was painted over, this building features lettering that dates back many a decade.

 

 

Casino Club
Sacramento, CA
Photo courtesy Dave & Debra van Hulsteyn

Stop the the Casino Club in Sacramento for some mixed drinks... or fresh up with 7Up. A phrase that transcends time.

 

 

Coca-Cola
Stockton, CA
Photo courtesy Dave & Debra van Hulsteyn

This Coca-Cola writing is another throwback to the day and age when lettering on the side of buildings were all the rage.

 

 

 

 

 

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