How Does Neon Gas Light? Neon gas, most commonly found commercially in signs, is trapped in a glass tube with a metal electrode fused on each end. High voltage transformers are attached to the electrodes causing electron transmission. The electrons become accelerated to a high rate of speed. When a specific level is reached the tube ignites […]
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Neon Signs Feel like grabbing some friends for a cocktail and great conversation? Our Signs Plus team likes to head on down to Galloway’s Cocktail Bar in Fairhaven right next to the Fairhaven Inn. Galloway’s greets guests with 1920’s jazz-era inspired decor and gin-focused drinks with a great happy hour from 3-6 p.m. The Galloway’s […]
The Herald Building, located in downtown Bellingham, WA is an eight-story office building that was originally constructed for the Bellingham Publishing Company. The Herald sign was part of the original construction, which was completed in 1925. The sign was a stunning piece of industrial art, visible for miles around.
“Like the skyscraper, the automobile, and the motion-picture palace, neon signs once symbolized popular hopes for a new era of technological achievement and commercial abundance. From the 1920s to the 1950s, neon-lit streets pulsed with visual excitement from Vancouver to Miami.” Virginia Postrel This classic is headed to Juneau soon!