Yellow Signs

A Customer Photo

A customer of ours recently sent us a photo that reminded us of one simple but significant fact: We love our customers. That may seem like a trite statement. But we use it here because it is simple and to the point and doesn’t require lengthly explanation. It’s just a straightforward way to say what’s on […]

Sign Painting Process – F.M. Light and Sons Historical Yellow Signs

Our yellow roadsigns are famous. The bright yellow bastions that have welcomed visitors for 90 years are historical markers. Each one is numbered and registered in the state of Colorado. What does it take to keep them beautiful? It takes a whole lot of work! For generations, ancestors of F.M. Light have hit the road to take […]

Summer To Do List: Yellow Sign Painting in 2013

This year, as usual, we began the process of repainting our yellow signs (each year we handle 1/3 of the signs). It takes quite a lot of work to keep these historic signs from falling apart (read about the yellow sign fixing process here). After all, they are out in the wind and rain 24/7. […]

F.M. Light and Sons Highway Clean Up

Keeping our Roads Beautiful This past week, the gang at F.M. Light and Sons participated in a highway cleanup project. We were in charge of a mile long stretch of road located on highway 131. It’s important to us and to our community to keep the area around our city beautiful and welcoming. While out […]

A Visitor’s Memories

Steamboat is a wonderful town. It’s such a beautiful, friendly place that people keep coming back throughout the years. Thus, lasting memories are created. Since we have been in business since 1905, F.M. Light and Sons remains in the minds of many people. Here is one such memory, recalled by a Facebook fan named Linda: […]

A Yellow Sign from F.M. Light and Sons | Western Wear in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Have you seen our yellow and black signs? There are over 100 of them throughout the Colorado landscape on the way to Steamboat Springs, and they advertise anything from Levis, cowboy boots and hats, and any kind of western wear you can imagine (click here for more history of the signs). Our favorite thing is […]