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Signage Icons Southern California

 

Coin-Op Laundry
Bellflower, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

 

This coin-op laundromat is unique in that it features full blown pins attached to its side facades. Imagine sleepily heading down the road and running into this roadside delight.

Front View
Photo courtesy Adriene Biondo

(Far left) A shot of the pins on the Coin-op Laundry

 

 

Krazy Kone (Gone)
Montebello, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

The Krazy Kone in Montebello is a good place to look at when its hot outside. This place looks like some type of silk screen place now.

 

UPDATE 01/02 : In the late 40's and early 50's this sign marked the Curries Ice Cream shop, always a welcome destination. It was a great place to get "hand packed" ice cream to go, as well as cones. Many thanks to Tom Cockle for historical info posted above. 01-02

 

 

Hammerford Construction (Closed)
Whittier, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

Hammerford Construction in Whittier features a larger than life hammer on its marquee. The sign is of the "can't miss" variety.

 

 

Los Angeles Coin
Los Angeles, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

The Los Angeles Coin marquee looks like a key. Maybe this was a key place at one time?

 

 

Stan's Light
Los Angeles, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

This giant bulb sits outside of Stan's Light in Los Angeles. Now this is one large bulb.

 

 

Shasta Beverages
Buena Park, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

Imagine traveling down the road on a hot day, thirsty, and all of a sudden a huge Shasta soda can appears in your sights. What do you do? Stop and snap a photo of course!

 

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