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The historic lighted General Electric sign on top of one of the buildings at the GE manufacturing complex in Fort Wayne, Indiana.


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GE Factory Sign #2

This is the famous sign atop one of the old General Electric factory buildings in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana. The building, like most at the old GE complex, sits empty and has fallen into disrepair.

The company continues to maintain the sign, which is a famous local landmark. A few years ago, GE rebuilt it with LED lights, replacing the original incandescent fixtures. Big roof-mounted signs like this one were once commonplace on American factories.


Update: The iconic General Electric sign was dismantled on March 29, 2016. According to a local TV news report, the company took the sign down because people had been sneaking into the building and vandalizing the sign.




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SKU Print Size Framed or Unframed Price Qty.
ge-sign-2-small-unframed 7x7 inch Unframed $200.00
ge-sign-2-small-framed 7x7 inch Framed $325.00
ge-sign-2-medium-unframed 11x11 inch Unframed $350.00
ge-sign-2-medium-framed 11x11 inch Framed $475.00
ge-sign-2-large-unframed 15x15 inch Unframed $500.00
ge-sign-2-large-framed 15x15 inch Framed $700.00






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by Christopher Crawford

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