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circa 1930 - Broadway Temple with neon tube radio beacon

NEON TUBE RADIO BEACON

CD 1964078 E&MP27.043

Electric Lighting

circa 1930

NEON TUBE RADIO BEACON to be erected on the new Broadway Temple, in New York City. This will be named after Commander R.E. Byrd, and will be visible to aviators a hundred miles distant.  


Original Caption by Science Service



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