Smith Detective Agency Dallas, Texas

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    Old security sign. It's pretty old by the phone number style and the verbiage.
    Smith Detective was established in 1903, can't read it on the sign though. You can go here to read about their services and their history. Started by a Dallas law man in 1903. smithprotective.com/

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    1. HoneyMill-I'll be back soon. 76 months ago | reply

      Nice, real old. Is mr.Smith still alive?? (^.^)

    2. Sonic Armin 76 months ago | reply

      Great colors, bad business. Or so it seems.

    3. GadiHext 76 months ago | reply

      Soo Beautiful of a shot my dear friend! Hope you have a great weekend!

    4. bill barber 76 months ago | reply

      Security must be good; nobody's nicked the sign.

    5. Liam_Lime [deleted] 76 months ago | reply

      Hmm, you know they're serious because they advertise Radio Control.

    6. mostlyaccidental [deleted] 76 months ago | reply

      Terry, there is just so much about this that makes it fabulous!

      Colors, texture, rust, crust, processing......well I guess that's only five things. But that's enough!

    7. Practicing Troublemaker 76 months ago | reply

      Hope you don't mind the suggestion, but it would be great here:

      www.flickr.com/groups/rusty_and_crusty/

    8. crowt59 76 months ago | reply

      Thanks PT!!

    9. PMagee317 76 months ago | reply

      We are still around. I'm the IT Director for Smith Protective. The company is now run by the founder George Smith's grandsons. Here is some history on the company.

      smithprotective.com/history.html

    10. texas bluebonnet [deleted] 76 months ago | reply

      Thanks! I work for them in accounting. Neat to see one of the old signs. Do you know on what building it was?

    11. crowt59 76 months ago | reply

      It's somewhere near the American Beauty Lofts in an alley. If I run across it again I'll get you the location. I've seen it a couple of times just looking for a photo.
      Thanks

    12. crowt59 76 months ago | reply

      Cool!! Thanks PMagee317!

    13. kesmit5 76 months ago | reply

      Thanks Terry ... Awesome!
      Yes, please -- if you find it again! I think grandpa, Andrew Smith Sr., himself designed that particular sign. Very special ... much appreciated.

    14. RHiNO NEAL 75 months ago | reply

      you have a great eye for photography

    15. POONDOG [deleted] 74 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called PHOTOSHOP GONE WILD, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    16. m+m+t 74 months ago | reply

      very cool!

    17. Digital Sextant 61 months ago | reply

      Very cool! Thanks for marking this photo as Creative Commons.

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