Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Ghost Town Post Office Sign: Elkol, WY.

In Signs > Building and Paint Signs > Show & Tell and Office > Postal Antiques > Show & Tell.
Office Antiques1408 of 1673Chinese Typewriter KeysWorking Apple ll c with Apple printer
Love it
Like it

youngpicker96youngpicker96 likes this.
ConvairConvair likes this.
officialfuelofficialfuel likes this. likes this.
See 2 more
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.

Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

Posted 7 years ago

(1 item)

I have an old Post Office sign from the original 1908 coal town of Elkol, WY. My Dad actually found the sign buried in the sand under an old rubbish heap in the ruins of the old post office. It's in pretty good shape, a little rust and a few bullet holes, but the paint is pretty good, raised black letters on a silver background.
It looks to be made from stamped tin or steel.
Anyone know what something like this is worth or who would deal in this type of sign? I don't collect signs, it's just something my Father recently left me.

Here's a book I found about the town and it's history.
Perhaps a merging of two of Wyoming’s hallmarks, elk and coal,
this mining town was established in 1908.....


Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.