Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, USA

The Burma-Shave signs provided roadside entertainment for over three decades. Many tried to educate the first generation of drivers. When roads were dirt, how fast could drivers go? But, when dirt and corduroy gave way to macadam and asphalt, speeds increased with unfortunate consequences. From 1938:
     Don't Take
     A Curve
     At 60 Per
     We Hate to Lose
     A Customer

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