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Neon Utz Potato Chips

Utz Factory Outlet 861 Carlisle Street Hanover, Pennsylvania On the roof above one of the first of the Utz Potato Chip facilities, is one of my favorite neon signs. Initial construction here was in the late 1940s/early 1950s; but it has been expanded over the decades and definitely has a 1960s vibe in the building design and signage. This location is also one of  their factory outlets. You can find samples...

One Arch McDonald’s Sign

1960’s Era McDonald’s Sign (removed in 2016) 1755 Columbia Avenue Lancaster, Pennsylvania I was riding around in Lancaster today with no particular destination in mind. When I passed the McDonald’s on Columbia Avenue, I did a double-take. The old Sixties Era Single Arch McDonald’s sign was gone. I took these photos a few years ago; but hadn’t posted them. I’m glad that I...

Rooster Barn

Rooster Barn Bridge Valley Road Columbia, Pennsylvania – Wendyvee If you’re out scouting for “wonders”, it’s fortuitous when you can find two of them that are in very close proximity! I originally set my course to find an amazing rooster mural. I’d happened upon it on Pinterest at some point and I didn’t do a lot of research other than noting which road it was on. To...

English Brothers Mural

English Brothers Beverage 62 Hershey Road Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania Another great mural by artist Wayne Fettro. Mr. Fettro’s work is featured throughout Pennsylvania (many of my favorites are along the Lincoln Highway). This, however, is one of several in and around Lancaster County.  A family-owned business, the mural features founders John and Frank English.   Tags: Elizabethtown, Lancaster...

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