The Australian Town Where People Live Underground

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White Cliffs: The Australian town where people live underground | The Independent https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/white-cliffs-australia-outback-underground-opal-mining-town-subterranean-homes-a7777906.html

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Read ’em & Weep (Part 2)

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RoadsideArchitecture.com -- the companion blog

I’m updating the Signs section at my websitenow.  It will probably take another couple of months to go through all the pages and StreetView maps.  I’m methodically proceeding alphabetically by state.  Here are some of the tragedies and changes, from Alabama, Arkansas, and Arizona.

The Moon Winx Lodge sign in Tuscaloosa, AL was put up for sale in 2016.  Either the owner changed his mind or he didn’t get a big enough offer.  The sign was repainted this past September.  The neon appears to still be intact. The wording at the bottom of the sign was unfortunately changed and that neon is now lost.  The new paint (evergreen & turquoise) is not as nice as what was on the sign previously.  But glass 3/4 full, right?  Here’s my photo from 2007:

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This weblink has a slider bar so that you can compare the old paint/new paint:

http://www.tuscaloosanews.com/news/20171018/then-and-now-moon-winx-lodge-sign
Fortunately, no significant…

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