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Vintage Fantasy Railwire Signs
« on: January 18, 2017, 05:29:16 PM »
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Here's something if you're modeling 1890s-1920's:



1900-1930's:



I'll make more. Suggestions welcome!

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Re: Vintage Fantasy Railwire Signs
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2017, 05:47:42 PM »
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Something about Weldon Salt.
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Re: Vintage Fantasy Railwire Signs
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2017, 08:55:02 PM »
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To Commemorate the return of Dr Hotballs, I suggest a "Dr Hotballs, PhD, MD" Doctors office sign.  :trollface: :ashat:
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Re: Vintage Fantasy Railwire Signs
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2017, 09:26:57 PM »
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Re: Vintage Fantasy Railwire Signs
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2017, 09:54:23 PM »
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While I love those vintage signs, what I would be really interested in is the fonts being used.  :D :trollface:
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Re: Vintage Fantasy Railwire Signs
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2017, 10:57:26 PM »
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Something about Weldon Salt.

There is that Surlee Salt car floating around.
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Re: Vintage Fantasy Railwire Signs
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2017, 10:58:49 PM »
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If Ed has anything, and he does (Kapuscinski Tool Works) it would need to be in Helvetica because hipster.
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Re: Vintage Fantasy Railwire Signs
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2017, 10:59:29 PM »
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I have always wanted to model a peanut store called "The Nut Sack."  Or a jazz club called "The Rusty Trombone."
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Re: Vintage Fantasy Railwire Signs
« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2017, 11:07:41 PM »
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A noodle shop called Pho King.
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Re: Vintage Fantasy Railwire Signs
« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2017, 12:17:26 AM »
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Re: Vintage Fantasy Railwire Signs
« Reply #11 on: January 19, 2017, 07:14:04 AM »
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While I love those vintage signs, what I would be really interested in is the fonts being used.  :D :trollface:

LetterHeadFonts.com - I can't remember the exact names right now.

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Re: Vintage Fantasy Railwire Signs
« Reply #12 on: January 19, 2017, 07:24:05 AM »
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I have always wanted to model a peanut store called "The Nut Sack."  Or a jizz club called "The Rusty Trombone."

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Re: Vintage Fantasy Railwire Signs
« Reply #13 on: January 19, 2017, 07:51:34 AM »
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Point of order:
http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Jizz


I don't think a classy place like Portage, PA ever had a jazz club, but I'll have a Rusty Trombone on my layout.
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Re: Vintage Fantasy Railwire Signs
« Reply #14 on: January 19, 2017, 07:55:04 AM »
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Killer Surkosky is franchising, right @cbroughton67 ?
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