Seattle, Washington: Pink Elephant Car Wash (In Transition)

A rotating pink elephant spritzing itself with its trunk -- mascot of the Elephant Super Car Wash -- had been a Seattle landmark on Battery St. since 1956. Nov. 2020: building demolished, sign moved for preservation to Museum of History and Industry.

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Pink Elephant Car Wash

The car wash is being demolished and the sign is now gone and moving to the Museum of History and Industry.

[Anne Christiansen, 11/25/2020]

Elephant car wash sign.

Pink Elephant Car Wash

A sign advertising the car wash beneath it with a pink elephant.

[jack e berry, 12/19/2009]

There are locations for this chain throughout the region. Nice neon pink elephant sign, though.

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