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Roadside Art Online: Signs -3

National Liquor Bar 7/25K JPG
National Avenue in Milwaukee.
25e Motel 5/8K JPG

A motel-topping monument to Blue Highways near Cumberland Gap, Tenn.

Hot Dogs 6K JPG
Like much of Rockford, Eckstrom's has seen
better days. The sign's survival is testimony
to one benefit of urban stagnation.

Betty's Beauty Shop
This caligraphic beauty is near downtown Clarksville, Tenn.

Country Cafe 20/58K JPG
The plastic above is more a sign of life, but it can't compete for character with the scrawl below.

Dewey Hotel
Dixon, Ill., is Ronald Reagan's hometown, and also host to this painted wall of a nearby scene on the Rock River.

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