Legacy of manufacturing metal billboards

Before there were cars and highways, there were billboards. The Stout Sign Company, founded in 1886, built its legacy manufacturing metal billboards for companies like Pepsi-Cola, Burma Shave and Michelin Tire. Before the invention of the first Model T and paved highways, Stout Signs began forging its reputation as the industryÍs pre-eminent leader in outdoor signage. The Stout Sign Company was founded by the Stout family in what was then the outskirts of downtown St. Louis. Over the years, the companyÍs ownership changed many times, but its core product line remained quite true to its roots _ outdoor metal signage.... (more)