The golden age on the neon sign lasted from about 1920 through the 1960s in the United States. At one time there were nearly 2000 shops creating neon signs across the U.S. Neon was everywhere you looked from the largest corporate office to the local shoe repair shop. After a decline in popularity in the 1970s and 80s, now happily some business owners and property owners are preserving and restoring their signs, and museums devoted to vintage neon signage have sprung up such as the Museum of Neon Art in Glendale, California.
This beautiful example of neon signage featuring a pig wearing a chef’s hat holding a steaming plate of barbecue spare ribs at one time graced the Fairplex Exposition Complex in Pomona, California. Sadly, it has been removed. Hopefully not lost! Find this great graphic on apparel and home accessories online at our Cafepress store.