Saturday, February 28, 2015

Some 'in-pub' ghost signs from Coburg

The Woodlands Hotel in Coburg has quite a history - there used to be a racecourse at the back of the pub until the 1870s. I went in for the first time the other day, and it's quite a feast. It even has the ghost signs on display from the factory next door that it swallowed.

Friday, February 27, 2015

A backlog of signs

I'm finally getting around to posting about a bunch of signs collected over the last months. Here's the first motley lot. More to come soon :)

First, central Melbourne:




Some creative reuse behind Regent Street:

North Melbourne:



Preston: ghost cafe. Very keen to check this place out:

Footscray - yes, it's a ghost sign now:


And lastly, one from the country (Gippsland):

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

The rest of the Adelaide ghost signs

Continuing on from the last post with Port Adelaide ghost signs... here are the rest of the signs I found during my recent SA visit.

Firstly, Semaphore. Plus a few more in the nearby Port:

Not ghost signs, but a couple of great old-school Port Adelaide milk bars:

Next, Bowden/Brompton:

 On the road to Hallett Cove (you can't see the sign too well though...):

A great shop on Payneham Road in St Peters:

 And way north in Gawler: