a website collaboration between Science Service and the Smithsonian Institution

1929 - neon serves to warn aviators in Pittsburgh area of the tall tower on the Cathedral of Learning of the University of Pittsburgh

NEON THE LAZY GOES TO WORK

CD 1964079 E&MP27.044

Electric Lighting

July 1929

One of the uses of the rank, inert gas neon is in illuminating signs which are widely employed for advertising but here serve to warn aviators in Pittsburgh area of the tall tower on the Cathedral of Learning of the University of Pittsburgh. 









Original Caption by Science Service



National Museum of American History

Home

Search - Site Map - Subjects to Choose From - Numbering Format

Credits - Copyright - Comments