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This sign was on the first McDonald’s store in the Chicago area, where the McDonald’s corporation was formed in 1955 — just as seen on old Route 66. (Great Lakes Region: Lake Michigan).

313 views as of 03/07/11.

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  1. Artists of RedBubble
    Miswestern United States Photography
    Americas-Rural, Urban, Wild & Free

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aorbfebfeatures, signs, nostalgia

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  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago


    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • stephaniek
    stephaniekover 4 years ago

    Very cool capture!! Those were the days, lol.

  • Thanks!

    – Susan Russell

  • ellismorleyphto
    ellismorleyphtoover 4 years ago

    Great find :-D

  • Thanks!

    – Susan Russell

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago

    Congratulations!!! You are a TOP TEN winner in the Signs (not street signs) challenge in Cee’s Fun Artsy Friends Group.

    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • Thank you!

    – Susan Russell

  • ronda chatelle
    ronda chatelleover 4 years ago

    2/27/10

  • Thank you!!!!!

    – Susan Russell

  • J.K. York
    J.K. Yorkover 4 years ago

    super piece of Americana. do they still sell @15c as advertised? perfect sky to set this colorful sign off. well done.

  • The new one is across the street. You couldn’t get French fries for 15 cents!

    – Susan Russell

  • shutterbug2010
    shutterbug2010over 4 years ago

    Classic!!!

  • Thanks!

    – Susan Russell

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 4 years ago

    2-28-10

    CONGRATULATIONS!
    Please add tag: aorbfebfeatures…thank you.
    FEATURE PAGE UPDATE

  • Thank you!

    – Susan Russell

  • Debbie Meyers
    Debbie Meyersover 4 years ago

    I use to work at McDonald’s back in the early 70’s, hamburgers were 20 cents.

  • I don’t remember 20 cent McDonald burgers, but I do remember some other burgers that were sold in sacks of 10 for a dollar.

    – Susan Russell

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago

    Excellent. Congrats on your well deserved feature!!! :D :D

  • Thank you!

    – Susan Russell

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