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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Friday Shoot Out- Signs

Friday Shoot Out.

Unusual signage

Right to the point.

The Boone Bull

Boone's Butcher Shop was opened in 1952 and has always had a life sized bull on the top.
This bull has been stolen, shot at and defaced in numerous ways but the bull hangs on.

Mr. Luel Boone opened the store in 1952 and he and his family ran it for years.
His son Jerry is now the owner operator. 

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Deanna said...

Cute signs.
Good job,

Jama said...

The bull still looks good after 60 years, amazing!

Rudee said...

Things like that bull take on a life of their own. I can just hear it in my mind: "take the road until you see the bull then make a right. You can't miss it." I love when signs like these become landmarks in their own right.

Loredana Donovan said...

Funny, another blogger also had a butcher shop and bull sign :) Nice family history on the shop ... hanging on like the bull :)

Rebecca said...

The gun shop sign...I thought it was a spoon at first, haha!

Daniella said...

Love them!! We had a restaurant when I was little with a huge bull/cow? outside of it. of course, I didn't realize I was eating it! and someone always stole it too! How funny!

Barb said...

Great signs. There's a dairy near how with a cow about that size on the roof. Perhaps we can hook them up??? :)

Pauline Woodcock said...

I've only once seen a similiar bull - in Bundaberg, Australia. My brother lived next door and with that landmark it was easy to find his house. Will have to check if it is still there. Thanks for the story behind the sign.

Bagman and Butler said...

At least they used a "before" image of the bull.