Thursday, September 02, 2004

No go


Posted by Hello

How many of y'all remember that very spooky sign outside of town that read "Bakersfield, Come for a visit, Stay for a lifetime"? I'm sure it caused most motorists to hit the gas. It had to have been bad for business.

Maybe that's why its gone.

4 comments:

  1. On a darker note as far as signs in Bakserfield go, I remember here about one leading into Oildale. Informing the Black population, in not so polite wordage, that they better make sure the sun doesn't set on their rear end. I heard the sign wasn't taken down until the 70s.

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  2. hmmm... I don't recall seeing it but that does sound like Oildale.

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  3. That sounds vaguely familiar. But are you sure it was an actual sign, or just something people said?

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  4. Yup... it was a sign for a while. I remember thinking it was freaky.

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