Category Archives: Vintage Signs

A rather thin sketch week

three rainy day sketches Continue reading

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Learning from photographs

Taking photographs to learn from my mistakes Continue reading

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End of the Year stuff

Bits and pieces as we head towards the end of the year. Continue reading

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Launching vintagesignsanjose.com (and asking for your help)

If you know a history buff, interested in the history of Santa Clara Valley. Or someone who lived in the area and might know more about these signs or have a story to share, could you point them to the site? Continue reading

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On The Alameda

Vintage Alameda Street. San Jose, California. Continue reading

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Catch ’em before they’re gone

Drawing old signs in Silicon Valley always feels like a race against time… Continue reading

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Plain white water tower

This plain white water tower  and smokestack on 5th street in San Jose once belonged to the American Can Company and stand as a quiet reminders of the agricultural past of Silicon Valley. Now this little forgotten pocket of San Jose is where … Continue reading

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