Iconic Lethbridge neon sign headed to Galt Museum

Herald photo by Ian Martens
A crew lowers the Alberta Meat Market sign from its fittings Thursday as a small crowd of Galt Museum staff and others with connections to the past and future aspects of the historic building look on. @IMartensHerald

A well-known piece of local historic industrial art has found a new home at the Galt Museum.
The Alberta Meat Market sign was lowered gently to the ground by work crews Thursday afternoon and put on a flatbed truck for transport. The removal of the sign, first built and placed in 1959, marks the end of one era in the community and the beginning of a new one as the century-old Alberta Meat Market building will be converted to a cannabis retail store and renamed the Green City Market.

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