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Bliss Auto Sales sign, El Paso, TX | by DEMcSee
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Bliss Auto Sales sign, El Paso, TX

This car lot on Pershing Drive in El Paso, TX has been in business since 1947. It is incredibly awesome! I had gone by and gotten a picture of their main sign about a year ago and I drove by it today and noticed that it had actually been repainted. So of course I had to get another picture. I also got to go inside the lot because they were still open (they were not open when i took the pictures before) and I saw this nicely restored old office. It also dates back to 1947, I believe. The owner came out to see what I was doing and I told him I had taken a picture of the sign and I asked if I could take a picture of the office. Then he was happy to talk about the place. Somebody had told him about 15 years ago that his sign was featured in a TV show about neon signs. He eventually got to see the show and was given a copy of it on tape.

He started working there when he was 15 and has owned the place for 35 years. I need to go back and talk to him again and write everything down because I am already forgetting things the same day!

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Taken on November 21, 2011