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Author Topic: The Best of Road Signs  (Read 921854 times)

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Re: The Best of Road Signs
« Reply #2500 on: October 25, 2021, 01:09:06 PM »

Google Maps doesn't have a good shot of this (I nabbed a portrait myself while I was driving by from out of the desert), but a nice cats-eye button copy sign sitting unmolested on a side street.

https://goo.gl/maps/qHHK7m4JDErRKGAz9
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Re: The Best of Road Signs
« Reply #2501 on: November 08, 2021, 04:56:06 AM »

I love this little sign. I don't frequent the area, but it seems to be effective at keeping traffic moving.
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Re: The Best of Road Signs
« Reply #2502 on: November 08, 2021, 01:42:58 PM »

It looks like the other three directions have STOP signs? That works.
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Re: The Best of Road Signs
« Reply #2503 on: November 09, 2021, 12:36:29 PM »

^^^^

I guess it's OK, since it appears to be a relatively quiet corner, but generally a 3-way stop, where one direction does not stop at all, can be quite confusing for traffic.  The situation is probably a concession to the nearby railroad crossing, so that cars won't stop on the tracks.
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Re: The Best of Road Signs
« Reply #2504 on: November 11, 2021, 12:15:10 PM »

I love this little sign. I don't frequent the area, but it seems to be effective at keeping traffic moving.

I'm intrigued that they used a custom arrow graphic (which appears to favor the left turn) instead of just a standard three-headed lane assignment arrow. But a nice little sign given the context.
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Re: The Best of Road Signs
« Reply #2505 on: November 11, 2021, 05:51:56 PM »

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Re: The Best of Road Signs
« Reply #2506 on: November 11, 2021, 08:18:00 PM »

I like this:

https://goo.gl/maps/hXs5KLyQFq2Lfo5n9

I've seen signs like this. I believe the last one I saw was in Brooklyn or Queens back in the early 2000's but it was a warning sign (yellow on black) and without the words. Nice find!
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Re: The Best of Road Signs
« Reply #2507 on: December 14, 2021, 10:23:00 PM »

Downtown Durango, CO:  2 classic US Shields ...

601 Main Ave
https://maps.app.goo.gl/2QLotPqNCdkzn6uBA
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Re: The Best of Road Signs
« Reply #2508 on: January 07, 2022, 08:02:50 PM »

Some signs from the past few months.

Kingston, NY.


Marion, OH.


Stamford, CT.
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Re: The Best of Road Signs
« Reply #2509 on: April 21, 2022, 08:40:25 PM »

An old Maryland 501 shield in Hyattsville:

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Re: The Best of Road Signs
« Reply #2510 on: May 02, 2022, 07:26:50 PM »

Still hanging on in Baraboo!



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Re: The Best of Road Signs
« Reply #2511 on: May 03, 2022, 02:58:50 PM »

That is lovely. Looks like a crypt, though!
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Re: The Best of Road Signs
« Reply #2512 on: May 03, 2022, 03:30:10 PM »

That is lovely. Looks like a crypt, though!

Can't find an exact source, but they seem like 1920s vintage. Might be the oldest posted route signs still in place, although the denoted routes have moved slightly (WI 33 is still along the route and "WIS 12" is now a US 12 Business route.) It looks like street names are on the bottom but I can't read them too well, and the L and R denote directions.
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