Tag Archives: Signage

Photo Spot: Disneyland Hotel Signage

I love the look of 1950/1960 retro signage! Even without neon, they manage to invoke a feeling of whimsy that no other advertising can quite match. Even thought Disneyland has added more electronic elements to its entrance signage now, this … Continue reading

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Places: The DAIRY FREEZ Restaurant in Essex, ON

The Reaume family has run this establishment since 1954 and it has become an iconic landmark and family destination in Essex County. They serve ice cream, classic American foods, and other treats. But perhaps the coolest contribution (see what I … Continue reading

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Vintage HOLIDAY INN Key on Fob

Kemmons Wilson, a resident of¬†Memphis, Tennessee, was inspired to build a motel after being disappointed by the poor quality of roadside accommodations during a family¬†road trip. Now that might just be the most reactive and extreme thing to do just … Continue reading

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Reviews: Gracey Manor Designs – Disney Replicas

Facebook can be a very convenient way to find unique businesses. I have purchased many things from sellers in this way but have never had such a nice experience as I have with Gracey Manor Designs. I’ve been blogging on … Continue reading

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Things: One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Cartoon Kingdom

Cartoon Kingdom is a local memorabilia store that sells all kinds of toys and collectibles featuring most of your favorite characters and IPs from movies and animation. I’ve visited the store for years and have certainly purchased my fair share … Continue reading

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Phillips 66 Die Cast 1939 Chevrolet Panel Truck

The Mother Road is so iconic that many companies have incorporated at least the number ’66’ into their names in an attempt to ride the popularity to increased business and profits. The Phillips Petroleum Company was no exception, thus: Phillips … Continue reading

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Sinclair Oil Corporation Inspired Dinoco

The Sinclair Oil Corporation is an American petroleum corporation, founded by Harry F. Sinclair on May 1, 1916, by combining the assets of 11 small petroleum companies. Originally a New York corporation, Sinclair Oil reincorporated in Wyoming in 1976. The … Continue reading

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Canada’s Wonderland: Fun Stuff

As in any theme park, the designers like to add fun or humorous touches. Canada’s Wonderland is no exception! Most of the shops in the park were pretty basic, but nicely decorated. This one, called Thrills Are Wonderland, had this … Continue reading

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Disney Adventure Is Out There! – Adventure Tower, Disneyland

If you have a chance to visit the Disneyland Hotel, be sure to check out this great sign outside the Adventureland Tower. It’s 3D and is a great nod to the famous Jungle Cruise attraction in the neighboring Disneyland!

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Disney Signage – Guests without Baggage Only, Please!

I think I’ve only entered a Disney park once without a bag. Usually I’m carrying at least a camera case with my camera equipment and camcorder in it and my wife has her purse, so it’s off to the long … Continue reading

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