A Semi -Regular Photo Blog about Life in Northern New South Wales, Australia.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Fading Signs

Just off Grafton's main street is a lovely old faded sign advertising Archie Schafer. I am informed he sold refrigerators. If you look closely above there is even an older painted sign for....Brothers, sorry couldn't make out the first word.

This is a Signs, Signs Post. Click here for more shots of signs from around the world.


  1. I enjoy the composition of this image.

  2. the faded brick is so lovely, especially against the vibrant sky

  3. I love finding old ghost signs like these!

  4. This is the way I feel some days after a day at school.....fading! Love the old building and hope the sign holds up a while longer. genie

  5. Visiting from the Signs, Signs blog...

    I love the old signs painted on brick buildings. I also love that moody sky in your image.

  6. Looks like there is more signs written directly on the bricks and I see a word..brothers


  7. That is a pretty clear ghost sign. Nice to see his name living on.

  8. Old faded signs like this fascinate me ... my imagination goes wild!!!

    I like how you have 3 separate time frames of signs here - Very old (nearly invisible), old (fading), and the "No Stopping" sign, which is new.



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