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Collector secures Tucumcari neon

Historic signs disappearing along Route 66


November 7, 2018

Courtesy photo: Larry Smith

The Cactus RV Park sign was a historic landmark.

TUCUMCARI — Workers on Oct. 25 dismantled and hauled away a 1950s-era neon sign from the Cactus RV Park in Tucumcari after a collector from Albuquerque purchased it.

It was the second time in less than a year a vintage neon sign along Route 66 i...

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