BALTIMORE (WJZ) — All of us watched as every letter got here down from the enduring Domino Sugar signal that’s been part of the town’s skyline for greater than 70 years.
WJZ acquired an unique first-look at their new signal earlier than it lights up all of Baltimore.
“This proper right here is half of the ‘O’ within the phrase Domino’s,” Paul Gable, Founding father of Gable Indicators, confirmed WJZ’s Annie Rose Ramos. “That is the constructing of the body and the letter itself.”
“That is signal makers heaven,” Gable added. “You don’t get an opportunity to work on tasks like this.”
After retiring the outdated signal, it was time for one thing new.
“Ater 70 years being up on high of that constructing, the steal was rusting, the neon tubes are fragile and unreliable,” Peter O’Malley, of American Sugar Refining, mentioned.
The makers of the brand new signal mentioned it is vitally sturdy and climate resistant.
“We will curve it bend it twist it,” Gable mentioned. “We additionally need it to be extra sustainable. Much less energy consumption.”
The makers mentioned a whole lot of work has gone into getting it proper.
“It’s actually a welcome signal for Baltimore,” Gable mentioned.
The brand new Domino signal shall be put in and turned on for the primary time on July 4.