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Regional Boards => Mid-South => Topic started by: Brian556 on November 12, 2012, 06:59:18 PM

Title: Pic of US 75 on new clearview sign at Streetman TX.
Post by: Brian556 on November 12, 2012, 06:59:18 PM
Found this while searching Google images. the article is dated 2008.
http://www.austinchronicle.com/blogs/design/2008-01-20/583175/ (http://www.austinchronicle.com/blogs/design/2008-01-20/583175/)

Streetview shows it having the correct TX 75 sign.
https://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&ll=31.882769,-96.34836&spn=0.000036,0.025063&t=h&z=16&layer=c&cbll=31.882915,-96.348483&panoid=oqzz9e2fEx0zRDmEd8g3gw&cbp=12,177.48,,0,0 (https://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&ll=31.882769,-96.34836&spn=0.000036,0.025063&t=h&z=16&layer=c&cbll=31.882915,-96.348483&panoid=oqzz9e2fEx0zRDmEd8g3gw&cbp=12,177.48,,0,0)
Title: Re: Pic of US 75 on new clearview sign at Streetman TX.
Post by: agentsteel53 on November 12, 2012, 07:10:49 PM
reminds me of a stock photo featured in a 2010 issue of Newsweek which had a US-85 shield on top of a green sign somewhere between Socorro and Truth or Consequences. 
Title: Re: Pic of US 75 on new clearview sign at Streetman TX.
Post by: txstateends on November 13, 2012, 03:17:03 PM
Found this while searching Google images. the article is dated 2008.
http://www.austinchronicle.com/blogs/design/2008-01-20/583175/ (http://www.austinchronicle.com/blogs/design/2008-01-20/583175/)

Streetview shows it having the correct TX 75 sign.
https://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&ll=31.882769,-96.34836&spn=0.000036,0.025063&t=h&z=16&layer=c&cbll=31.882915,-96.348483&panoid=oqzz9e2fEx0zRDmEd8g3gw&cbp=12,177.48,,0,0 (https://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&ll=31.882769,-96.34836&spn=0.000036,0.025063&t=h&z=16&layer=c&cbll=31.882915,-96.348483&panoid=oqzz9e2fEx0zRDmEd8g3gw&cbp=12,177.48,,0,0)

But, if you put the peg man onto the service road, you get the version the Austin alt-paper has:
http://goo.gl/maps/mBLfJ