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Mike Natale finds a Pennsylvania Sign Relic

Mike Natale, who hosted one of the first Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike pages and his discovery of a 1963 Pittsburgh Freeway Planning map sent Jeff Kitsko and I to the libraries in the early 2000s researching dead Pittsburgh Expressway plans, recently sent me some PA Keystone Town Markers.

But he also sent me the sign photo below from West Mayfield, PA.

This is the first I have seen of this type of decorative geographical sign in blue on white.  These signs were typically Yellow on Blue, as this example for the Village of Huntington Mills from Doug Kerr shows.

Village of Huntington Mills Sign

I believe these signs were phased out sometime in the 60s.  But the discovery on a blue on white decorative geographical sign may mean they were posted into the 1970s

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