Posts Tagged ‘Jacksboro Highway’

Jacksboro Highway Out With Old, In With What?

Jeff Prince
I took the above photo in January and posted it on Blotch under the headline “Jacksboro Highway Like Time Travel.” The oldtime view from the Conoco station near the corner of Jacksboro Highway and Beverly Hills Driv...


Jacksboro Highway Caravan Inn Sign A Goner? OMG!

Jeff Prince
The largest and most eye-catching motel sign on Jacksboro Highway might be going away soon.  The Caravan Inn owners are toying with the idea of selling the property to a gas station chain. The recession has taken a toll on the...



Blotch: Making A Difference Since 2009

Jeff Prince
Something jumped out at me as I was driving down Jacksboro Highway this morning — Jim Lane’s backyard billboard looks different than it did when I blogged about it last week. Here’s how it looked last week: An...


Jacksboro Highway Jim Lane Sign Still Standing

Jeff Prince
Longtime Fort Worth lawyer and politician Jim Lane’s backyard stretches down a hill to the Jacksboro Highway, and his business sign has become a familiar sight over the years. The sign sports his business phone and famili...



Jacksboro Highway Avalon Motel Sign A Keeper

Jeff Prince
The Avalon Motel is a quiet little place these days, and that’s how owners Tom and Manjula Khushal like it. I stopped by to take photos of the sign perched atop a rusted water tower this morning and drew the wary eye of M...


Jacksboro Highway Rocket Sign Ain’t For Sale

Jeff Prince
The Jacksboro Highway is eye candy to me. Even though I’ve driven it a million times over the years I always enjoy checking out the old advertising signs. My favorite — most everyone’s favorite, I imagine R...



Jacksboro Highway Like Time Travel

Jeff Prince
The above photo looks like it was taken back in the day — note the obsolete phone booth, the old-school air conditioner on the building, and the 50s era Coca-Cola signs. But that’s modern day Jacksboro Highway ̵...


Jacksboro Hwy Ain’t Jack Next To China Jam

Jeff Prince
Driving on Jacksboro Highway has been a pain lately because of a repaving job that seems to be dragging on for weeks. But the 10 extra minutes it takes to traverse that Fort Worth roadway ain’t jack compared to the 10-day...



Another Reason Why I Love FW

Jeff Prince
Three white billy goats were crossing the Jacksboro Highway while I was driving back from lunch a few minutes ago. I didn’t have my camera with me, but they looked kind of like this guy: I’m not sure where they were...