Pontiac, Illinois: Burma Shave Signs

Road's edge along a farmer's field displays a sequence of homemade Burma Shave ad signs.
Address:
Pontiac Rd, Pontiac, IL
Directions:
North of town, Old Rt. 66 along Pontiac Rd, south of the intersection with Aurora.
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Burma Shave signs.

Burma Shave Signs

A set of Burma Shave ads is assembled along a portion of Old Route 66. At least one of the signs is missing, so the saying doesn't make a lot of sense, but it's cool anyway. Just south of the intersection of Pontiac and Aurora.

[Jennie R., 04/22/2014]

Burma Shave sign sets are often short-lived in a particular location, but be on the lookout for these nostalgic placards north of Pontiac.

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