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Grand Trunk Railroad – Ticket Office – Montreal, Toronto, Buffalo, Detroit… Lewiston, ME – Marie Anne O’Donnell

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Papa Vicente’s Hardware – J. O’Shaughnessy – Soundview, Bronx NYC

© J. O’Shaughnessy

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Metz Bros. – Omaha’s Favorite Beer – Ft. Calhoun, NE – Vance Bass

© Vance Bass

Saturated by FHJ – © Vance Bass

If My Coaster Could Talk – CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGE

Saturated by FHJ – © Vance Bass

Thank you Ryan Roenfeld for the correction!

More Shots from Kansas – Vance Bass

Kline’s Milk – Kinsley, KS

© Vance Bass

Cropped © Vance Bass

Welding & Blacksmithing – Kinsley, KS

© Vance Bass

Silver Barn – Ford, KS

© Vance Bass

Chapman’s Meats Kansas – Keats, KS

© Vance Bass

Pepsi-Cola – Wrigley’s Doublemint Chewing Gum – Chiclets – Piedmont Tobacco – Durham, NC – Howard Karp

Roberti & Wittenberg Attorneys – Pepsi-Cola – At Founts or in Bottles © Howard Karp

Hue & Saturation altered, cropped reveals Piedmont (tobacco) © Howard Karp

Grayscale Wrigley’s Piedmont Pentimento © Howard Karp

Vintage Ads (Tobacco) 1910

composite © Howard Karp

Chiclets – Really Delightful – That Dainty Mint Covered Candy Coated Chewing Gum © Howard Karp

© Howard Karp

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

© Vance Bass

Teacher’s Too Revealed After McDonalds Closure – Bruce Rosen

© Bruce Rosen

Blogg & Littauer – Jacob Propos & Sons – West 26th Street – Chelsea, NYC – Laura Friedman

“Ladies & Children’s Plush Cloth Coats”© Laura Friedman

Campbell Soup Kid Replica – Long Branch NJ Murals – Featured Guest – Jim McGee

Campbell Soup Kid serving Art on a platter © Jim McGee

Vintage Campbell Soup Ad


© Jim McGee

© Jim McGee

© Jim McGee

© Jim McGee

GoGo Club © Jim McGee

© Jim McGee

Portland General Electric Company, 1906 – PDX, OR – Fred King, Featured Guest

© Fred King

Although this isn’t the ‘typical’ fading ad, it is something you might be interested in…. The age of the sign was what I found interesting. This sign is on a brick building in a large, electrical substation in NE Portland, OR – Fred King

PGE Boiler #16 in 1988 – Portland General Electric Company, Boiler No. 16, 1841 Southeast Water Street, Portland, Multnomah County, OR” Taken in April 1988? – Wikipedia Commons – CLICK FOR LINK

The utility was founded in 1888 by Parker F. Morey and Edward L. Eastham as Willamette Falls Electric Company. On June 3, 1889 it sent power generated by one of four brush arc light dynamos at Willamette Falls over a 14-mile electric power transmission line to Portland, the first US power plant to do so. – Wikipedia

Preserve Oregon Blog  – CLICK FOR LINK

PGE also purchased the 1891 Union Power Company in 1905, the 1889 Albina Light & Water Company in 1892, and the 1892 Vancouver Electric Light & Power Company in 1906.PGE, Portland Railway Company, and Oregon Water Power & Railway Company merged in 1906, becoming the Portland Railway, Light and Power Company (PRL&P) – Wikipedia