Paddy Rowell, Jr., of the Flexlume Sign Co., was honored recently at the TTOS Christmas Banquet. Flexlume is over 100 years old and has been a major provider of signs of all types, including metal, plastic, neon, and their namesake, flexible illumination.
Paddy, and his father, brought a couple of examples of their work for display, one of which was an original Beck's Beer sign. It is a window sign used in bars and taverns, manufactured by Flexlume between 1935 and 1940.
The Buffalo Creek Graphics' New York Central - Beck's Beer is pictured here with the lighted Flexlume sign.
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At last check, these refrigerator cars were still available, lettered for Erie, NYC, or set.