Saturday, October 21, 2017

Route 66 Saving Neon

In this Tuesday, May 9, 2017, photo University of New Mexico associate professor of sculpture Ellen Babcock holds one of the neon design sketches she found among old business files belonging to Zeon Signs in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

BY SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — They were just a bunch of old business records belonging to New Mexico’s oldest and largest sign-making shop, the last of the manufacturers from neon’s midcentury heyday. No longer needed and deemed ...