Allen-Morrison Sign Co.
I just found out some great news on one of my vintage signs. A while ago I posted a photo of a Pittsburgh Paints flange sign. Upon some research tonight, I found out about the location of the sign manufacturer, and that the sign is porcelain not metal!
Allen-Morrison Sign Co. was located in Lynchburg, VA. The Co. is no longer around, however, they are credited with producing approx 80% of the signs country wide, (Porcelain signs, 40s and 50s) until China came into the picture.
Starting in the early 1900s, the 16.9-acre site was home to the Thornhill Wagon Company, one of the largest manufacturers of farm wagons in the east. Later it became the Allen-Morrison Corporation, which produced the ubiquitous metal Coca-Cola signs. The building was torn down in the late 70s. Here are some photos of the old building: