Up and back and recuperating from myself (ha!) and the holiday traffic. I had terrific sun each day and shot neon signs all three nights as well. I have more than 600 photos for the website (on top of backlog from the recent Idaho/Utah/Nevada trip). I’ll post a few dozen photos here and at Flickr in the next couple of days.
On the way up to the Sacramento area on Thursday night, I stopped off in Bakersfield for a little nighttime shooting.
The Andre’s Drive-in sign on Brundage is barely lit at all these days. The text is out and the burger on the other side is only lit at the bottom. There is a second location in town but I don’t think that sign is lit at all.
I wasn’t there early enough to catch the silhouette of the tower above:
Unfortunately, some of the letters were out on the taller sign at Zingo’s so I couldn’t bring myself to shoot that one. This one is awfully nice though. The bulb arrows flash:
One of the best signs in town — and nicely maintained:
I took a video to show you the animation of the cat:
This sign is in Walnut Grove:
I’ll be back with lots more stuff soon.