Domino Sugars, Baltimore, Maryland.  Photo 9 of 9 in These Amazing Vintage Signs Are a Blast from America's Past
One of Rose's favorite signs belongs to the Indianhead Motel in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. "The colorful headdress on this one—repainted as recently as 2008—is even more stunning in person," he says. "Thanks to help from the local historical society, I was able to trace its origins back to 1958 when a man named Ernest Cote first opened the motel."  Photo 2 of 9 in These Amazing Vintage Signs Are a Blast from America's Past
On his website Recapturist, Bill Rose documents signage across the United States. Along with the photographs, he details the history behind the subjects, like the Houston, Texas, coffee shop Dot. "In addition to being a Houston landmark since 1967, Dot Coffee Shop and has the distinction of being the first offering by wildly successful restaurateurs the Pappas Brothers," he writes.  Photo 1 of 9 in These Amazing Vintage Signs Are a Blast from America's Past
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