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Residents in Eugene have been noticing some strange signs going up in Eugene highlighting “landmark” successes in climate action that haven’t happened yet.

Posted: Dec 3, 2019 10:54 AM
Updated: Dec 3, 2019 6:08 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- Residents in Eugene have been noticing some strange signs going up in Eugene highlighting “landmark” successes in climate action that haven’t happened yet.

KEZI 9 News has heard about two so far, one in front of the Amtrak Station and the second in Amazon Park.

The signs are labeled as historic landmarks but reference a future date. They envision a future with less fossil fuels and more focus on global warming prevention.

"It was eye-catching that's for sure. I've been around the building looking at pictures of the history of Eugene a bit, and I thought it was just more of that," said Kathy Davis, who passed by a sign at the Amtrak Station. 

One poster on Reddit shared a picture of one of the signs at Amazon Park, claiming that in 2020, the Amazon neighborhood created a solar farm to provide power in the area.

Awesome New Historical Landmark Plaque at Amazon Park from r/Eugene

Then, on Tuesday, a Reddit user posted about a similar “Historic Landmark” sign near Amtrak. The picture shows a sign that says in 2025, train travel surpassed air travel after nationwide boycotts.

Am I misreading this sign at Amtrak? “The year 2025 marked the first time...” from r/Eugene

If you’ve seen a sign like these, let us know where and when in the comments below.

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