Save the Signs Lauds Colorado's Vintage Signage — While There's Still Some Left

The sign outside Arlie Dale's Jug Liquors in Salida, as featured on the Save the Signs Facebook page. Additional images below.EXPAND
The sign outside Arlie Dale's Jug Liquors in Salida, as featured on the Save the Signs Facebook page. Additional images below.

Earlier this year, we shared twelve amazing vintage ads shared by The Denver Eye, a Facebook page that showcases memorable images from the area's colorful history.

But as our Bree Davies pointed out in a post featuring her picks for the five best sites for looking at Denver's past, there are other places online to celebrate the Mile High City.

A great example is Save the Signs. The page was originally focused on saving vintage signage on Colfax, but over time, the scope has broadened.

Photo posts include great signs from around the country, but the majority are from Colorado — including occasional re-shares from, appropriately enough, The Denver Eye.

Below, see ten additional images from Colorado that will give you a feel for the page, complete with Save the Sign captions. If they whet your appetite for more (and we have a feeling they will), click here.

"1964 image of Rosvall's Auction, 1248 S Broadway, Denver."
"1964 image of Rosvall's Auction, 1248 S Broadway, Denver."
"Western Hills Motel, West Colfax."
"Western Hills Motel, West Colfax."
"1960s image of Del Norte, CO."
"1960s image of Del Norte, CO."
"It looks like Wednesday's storm took a toll on The Bluebird Theater sign, temporarily shorting out some of the neon and knocking a few of the marquee letters off the track."EXPAND
"It looks like Wednesday's storm took a toll on The Bluebird Theater sign, temporarily shorting out some of the neon and knocking a few of the marquee letters off the track."
"1940s image of Florence, CO."
"1940s image of Florence, CO."
"Neon Restaurant Sign, Glenwood Springs, CO."
"Neon Restaurant Sign, Glenwood Springs, CO."
"Dolphin Apartments, Denver."
"Dolphin Apartments, Denver."
"Springs Liquors, Glenwood Springs, CO."
"Springs Liquors, Glenwood Springs, CO."
"1958 photo of Glenwood Springs, CO. Neon signs for Glenwood Cafe and Bryant Drugs are visible along this stretch of storefronts."EXPAND
"1958 photo of Glenwood Springs, CO. Neon signs for Glenwood Cafe and Bryant Drugs are visible along this stretch of storefronts."
"Cool signage in Colorado Springs."EXPAND
"Cool signage in Colorado Springs."
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