The Eddy Bread restoration project in Helena is receiving some of its first media attention. Sanjay Talwani of the Helena Independent Record has written a nice article about the sign and the goal of family and friends to refresh the image. Not unusual for this kind of effort, the comments following the article reflect the [...]
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The Eddy’s Bread Restoration project in Helena is in full swing. A very nice description of the initial phase of the project by Sanjay Talwani can be viewed here in the Helena Independent Record.
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There I was looking at the much celebrated restored Owl Cigar sign in Great Falls when this Orange Crush sign caught my eye. So far this is the only Orange Crush sign I have seen in Montana. J.M. Thompson of Chicago is recognized as the original inventor of Orange Crush in 1906. However, in 1916 [...]
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Yesterday I drove through Oregon on my way back to Montana. I saw some signs in Dalles from the highway and did a quick divert. There were several signs of interest and I quickly noticed that a couple had been repainted. I have to say that the restoration of the Coca Cola sign piqued my [...]