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All I can say is, "LUCKY"

 

 

Elmore Pharmacy sign comes down after cable breaks

REDBLUFF DAILY NEWS

http://www.redbluffdailynews.com/general-news/20170330/elmore-pharmacy-sign-comes-down-after-cable-breaks

 

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A portion of Walnut Street between Washington and Jefferson streets was temporarily closed Thursday to allow McHale Sign Co. employees to rescue an iconic sign that has hung over Elmore Pharmacy for many years.

Employees heard a loud crash and came outside to see the sign hanging by one cable and the awning damaged, said owner Bianca Bradford.

 

“The awning is busted, but there was no one under it when the sign fell,” Bradshaw said. “That’s the important part. That everyone is okay.”

 

Bradford said she is hoping to see the sign reattached as soon as possible. While she did not know exactly how old the sign is, the neon part of the pharmacy sign has not worked for at least 25 years.

 

 

Elmore has been in the building at 401 Washington St. since 1906 and is the oldest operating pharmacy in California, having been in existence since 1861, Bradshaw said. The company first became established in the city of Tehama and then moved around to a few locations before landing at the current one.

 

Red Bluff police and fire departments responded about 3:30 p.m. Thursday to assist with traffic control until the sign company could respond from Redding. No injuries were reported, said Red Bluff Fire Chief Ray Barber.

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Sounds like a good time to properly repair and service the neon portions but the frame is probably shot and customer will want LEDs.

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I love these calls, Lots of excitement and fun work.  

And the public loves the show also. 

Most customers want the sign completely redone and installed to match the old sign .....

Guaranteed work from the start to finish

 

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