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Monroe Calculating Machine – Stenocord Secretary – Duplicators – Alexandria, Egypt – Iman R. Abdulfattah

Abdulfattah Alexandrian Triptych © Iman R. Abdulfattah – CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGE

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Wamego Municipal Light & Water – Wamego, KS – Vance Bass

© Vance Bass

Chelsea Sewing Center Sewn Shut – Chelsea, NYC – Jordan Jacobs

© Jordan Jacobs

© Jordan Jacobs

The Bank Center – New Fidelity Building – Pittsburgh, PA – Kristi Capone

The Bank Center © Kristi Capone

The New Fidelity Building © Kristi Capone

Previous postings on FAB:

Standard Life & New Fidelity Buildings – Pittsburgh, PA – Featured Fade – Dean Capone

The White Triangle – The Pittsburgh Association for the Improvement of the Poor – Pittsburgh, PA – Kristi Capone

© Kristi Capone

The Pittsburgh Foundation for the Improvement of the Poor, established 1875. Family Welfare, Fresh Air Camp, Homeless Men, The White Triangle.

Meubles Regnier – Spécialités – Furniture Specialties – Bergerac, FR – Bastiaan van Buiten

CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGE © Bastiaan van Buiten

Chaussures Orthopédiques – Orthopedic Shoes – Bergerac, FR – Bastiaan van Buiten

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Wholesale Grocers’ Sign Revealed on 55 Ludlow Street – Concord Painting Inc. – Glenn Adelson

© Glenn Adelson

© Glenn Adelson

© Glenn Adelson

© Glenn Adelson

Other Concord Painting signs featured on FAB:

Glenn Adelson
Rigger License # 5652
212 382 1100
600 Third Avenue 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10016

Featured Fade – Nick Hirshon – W.H. Smith Hardware Co – Wholesale Since 1874 – Oil & Gas Museum – Parkersburg, WV

Lumbering, Tackle, Chain Dog. ??? Grayscale- CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGE © Nick Hirshon

Men of West Virginia, 1903 – © Google Books

W.H. Smith Hardware Company Building, also known as the Oil and Gas Museum of the Oil, Gas and Industrial Historical Association, is a historic commercial building located at Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia. It was built in 1899, on the foundation of a building built about 1874. It is a four-story, masonry building with Romanesque Revival architectural details. The rectangular building measure 60 feet by 120 feet, with an 18 feet by 12 feet outcrop. It housed the W.H. Smith Hardware Company until the 1980s. It now houses the Oil and Gas Museum. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003. – Wikipedia

W.H. Smith Company was founded in 1886 by William H. Smith and for decades occupied the W.H. Smith Hardware building in downtown Parkersburg. In 1975 Vin Rathbone purchased the company from William A. Smith and in the 1980s moved the company to its current location on DuPont Road in Parkersburg.  W.H.Smith Company, a certified small business, has a proud history dating back more than 135 years – and is a leader in producing Hose Assemblies and Systems and Load Securing and Material Handling Products, primarily for military applications. We provide value added services including assembly, light fabrication, welding, painting and testing. – WH Smith Co. Website


Uptown Correspondent – Iman R. Abdulfattah – Gaylord’s Discount Department Stores – Sherwin Williams Paints – Cleveland, OH

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