Pictures, from my last trip, up for grabs...

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Dennis S. Gulyas

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Jul 13, 1999, 3:00:00 AM7/13/99
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It took me week, after I came back, to gather up money to develop 12 rolls
of film (8 rolls from this trip), another week for it to get developed. :-l
and then three days to write all this up.
Outside of the Ohio portion, which will go to a certain, unnamed Kent
St.Univ website :-)(eventully).
I usually frown upon people CCing their posts on MTR to my e-mail address.
This will be one of my few exceptions. DO CC me any requests, as well as
post requests on MTR so I know who would want want.
Hopefully I will process requests quicker than I did last year with my
Lincoln Highway trip.

Kentucky
A lattice like sign support (where other states would use several
poles/pipe)
Blue sign stating ramp 1B I-71S to I-65 (with a 3 beneith it)
BGS saying Ky 480 to Ky 61 (for a control city)
Fallen Rock Zone sign on a yellow diamond (typical Kentucky English?)
Several pictures of the I-24 bridge over the Tennessee River
A mural of a 1873 map of Paducah Ky
The history of a riverside street in Paducah (rails to gravel to brick to
blacktop)
(Not road related, but I still found interesting) River dredging of the
Mississippi by Hickman, Ky
Placard about the New Madrid Earthquake (in Kentucky)
Illinois
The US 51/60/62 bridge over the Ohio River
The US 60/62 bridge over the Mississippi River
The juuction of the Ohio (clear) River & the Mississippi (muddy) River
Sign for the Southern Branch of the Lincoln Heritage Highway (as compared to
the Lincoln Hgw)
BGS on I-270 for Ill 49 (?) with control cities Casey Kansas :-) *
Head on view of the Chain of Rocks Bridge(s) on I-270*
Blue milemarker for I-70*
Tennessee
East Tenn (primary route) 21, west Tenn (secondary route) 21
Looking east down Beale St. at dusk
I-40 bridge over the Mississippi river
BGS on Sam Cooper Blvd saying West (blank) Little Rock
Mississippi
A DO NOT ENTER sign in front of a phone booth
Either Miss. 4, 6, or 7 looking outward at a crest of a hill (one of my
miles and miles pictures)
A T-intersection diamond sign with another diamond sign beneith it saying
Slow to 40
Blue pentagon county(?) route sign
A double <<>> (instead of normal caution double arrow) for road ending at
the intersection of Miss. 41 & 32 just west of Okolona
Pictures of the old Robinson Rd. bridge (old US 82) just east of Columbus
Picture of placard comerating Robinson Rd, just east of Columbus
Picture of placard comerating Greenwood Cotton Row
Old truss bridge, over Yazoo River (old Miss 7?)
Sign assembly for business routes Miss 7 (green triangle on top), US 49E
(red color), and US 82 (blue color)
Business Route signs for US 49E & 82 (same color scheme as above)
Several pictures for Greenwood train station (if anyone cares)
Picture of the delta, Miss 7 flat and nothing coming at you as far as the
eye can see
Picture of a I-55 sign with Mississippi above the numbers
Roadside bug catcher? looks like a green pop bottle holder on a stick
Sign saying Rest area ahead...No rest rooms (what kind of rest area is
that?)
BGS for Bogue Chitto (just thought it was a funny sounding name)
Picture showing current and former allignment for US 61
Picture of the twin bridges for US 65, 84, and 98 with their signs in the
foreground (the film poorly developed however :-(
Wooden, National Park, Sign about part of the old Natchez trace
Picture of part of original Natchez trace
Pictures of displays concerning the Natchez district and trace
Pictures of I-20 bridge and old US 80 bridge over the Mississippi (both
together and seperate)
Picture of the toll booth for old US 80 bridge
Picture of the junction of the Mississippi and Yazoo Rivers
Mural of Aleck "Sunny Boy Williamson" Miller and *map* to his grave site
Picture of *suposed* Crossroad of US 61 and 49, as designated by
Clarksdale's city fathers
(cut out US 61 and 49 signs over three blue guitars over a sign saying
"the crossroads")
Louisiana
Truss bridge for I-55 over Manchac Pass (I think)
Future corridor for I-49 sign, along US 90 at the west edge of Boute
Sign telling you, "WELCOME you have reached the southern-most point in
Louisiana."
Pictures of I-10 eastbound and westbound in downtown New Orleans from the
balcony of the hotel I was staying at (BTW, why do N.O. freeway sign
supports jut out at the top?).
Sign for LA 611-4
Picture of I-10 truss bridge over Mississippi River
Picture of the back of a sign assembly. The middle sign has a 'Davis Signs'
sticker on it, top two signs have I.D. Stickers from Baton Rouge
city-parish on them, the bottom sign has some some code or amaetur
mathmatics in greace pencil on it.
Louisiana Scenic Route sign with a red car in the middle
Louisiana Scenic Route sign with a white car and green background in the
middle
Arkansas
BGS for Ark 147 with the exit tab being wider than the Sign body
BGS for King Dr. 1/8 mile
Yellow diamond showing two two lane of traffic merging to form three lanes
of traffic (in a perfect Y shape)
Missouri
BGS for US 61 and secondary route O or 0 (you decide :-)
LGS for exit with a sign for the number 8 (and later 44) added above it
Several displays of historical nature for New Madrid
Chart at a gate, of the Cape Girardeau, flood wall showing the highest
crests of the Mississippi River at their town.
Remnants of a old stove(?) at a scenic lookout along US 61 between Cape
Girardeau and St. Louis
Placard comemarting overlook to Meriweather Lewis facing I-55, 64, 70 bridge
and a parking lot in St. Louis at Gateway park
Blue milemarker along I-55 in the southern St. Louis suburbs
Interstate sign having 44, 55, and 70 and Missouri all squeezed into it
(sorry, I didn't get a picture of the sign having those three and 64 on
it after all. :-( but it does exist!)
Downtown St. Louis and going west at dusk from the top of the Gateway arch
Indiana
Overhead sign assmebly, mixed in with some traffic lights, for US 40 and
detour I-70 straight ahead and Ind. 9 go left or right*

BTW, * means the goofy film developer forgot to develop those pictures
<grumble, grumble>, so give me a couple more days to get those taken care
of.

SJG
bt...@bright.net - home...waiting to scan away. :-)

David J. Greenberger

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Jul 13, 1999, 3:00:00 AM7/13/99
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"Dennis S. Gulyas" <bt...@bright.net> writes:

> Fallen Rock Zone sign on a yellow diamond (typical Kentucky English?)

These are seen in New York as well. I guess the idea is that rocks
have fallen in the past.

> A DO NOT ENTER sign in front of a phone booth

Do the coins obey the sign?

> Sign saying Rest area ahead...No rest rooms (what kind of rest area
> is that?)

I see you've never driven I-80 in New Jersey. Kind of annoying,
especially since at at least one of them, the only indication is a
small "NO TOILET FACILITIES" sign on the ramp itself -- no warning of
any kind on any of the advance guide signs. How about calling these
parking areas rather than rest areas?

> Yellow diamond showing two two lane of traffic merging to form three
> lanes of traffic (in a perfect Y shape)

Does anyone have a shot of the warning sign at the south end of the
Palisades Interstate Parkway where it merges onto the George
Washington Bridge? The two lanes of the PIP come around a 270-degree
curve; at the end of the curve the two lanes merge into one and, at
the same time, join with the I-95 through lanes. These three elements
are combined into one really cool sign.
--
David J. Greenberger
Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Josheyn Knight

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Jul 13, 1999, 3:00:00 AM7/13/99
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you better give me the I-270 pictures :):)

and the st louis ones, too


> Overhead sign assmebly, mixed in with some traffic lights, for US 40 and
> detour I-70 straight ahead and Ind. 9 go left or right*
>
> BTW, * means the goofy film developer forgot to develop those pictures
> <grumble, grumble>, so give me a couple more days to get those taken care
> of.
>
> SJG
> bt...@bright.net - home...waiting to scan away. :-)

harv
http://www2.crosswinds.net/~harv77/highways/

Adam Froehlig

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Jul 13, 1999, 3:00:00 AM7/13/99
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I'd like the Tennessee, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama
(if any) pics, please...

Froggie | Meridian, MS |
http://www.mississippi.net/~froggie/roads/laudcohi.htm

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Jeremy Lance

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Jul 13, 1999, 3:00:00 AM7/13/99
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"Dennis S. Gulyas" wrote:

I'd like these, if you gat the time!

If you send them via e-mail, please send them to bu...@arkansas.net

Thanks!

> Several pictures of the I-24 bridge over the Tennessee River

> The US 51/60/62 bridge over the Ohio River
> The US 60/62 bridge over the Mississippi River

> Head on view of the Chain of Rocks Bridge(s) on I-270*

> Looking east down Beale St. at dusk
> I-40 bridge over the Mississippi river

> Pictures of the old Robinson Rd. bridge (old US 82) just east of Columbus

> Old truss bridge, over Yazoo River (old Miss 7?)
> Sign assembly for business routes Miss 7 (green triangle on top), US 49E
> (red color), and US 82 (blue color)
> Business Route signs for US 49E & 82 (same color scheme as above)

> Picture showing current and former allignment for US 61
> Picture of the twin bridges for US 65, 84, and 98 with their signs in the
> foreground (the film poorly developed however :-(

> Pictures of I-20 bridge and old US 80 bridge over the Mississippi (both
> together and seperate)
> Picture of the toll booth for old US 80 bridge

> Truss bridge for I-55 over Manchac Pass (I think)

> Pictures of I-10 eastbound and westbound in downtown New Orleans from the
> balcony of the hotel I was staying at (BTW, why do N.O. freeway sign
> supports jut out at the top?).

Adam Froehlig

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Jul 14, 1999, 3:00:00 AM7/14/99
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>I'd like these, if you gat the time!

I'll trade ya Arkansas for Mississippi...:o)

Dennis S. Gulyas

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Jul 14, 1999, 3:00:00 AM7/14/99
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Adam Froehlig <fro...@mississippi.net> wrote in message
news:9319544...@www2.remarq.com...

> >I'd like these, if you gat the time!
>
> I'll trade ya Arkansas for Mississippi...:o)
>
> Froggie | Meridian, MS |
> http://www.mississippi.net/~froggie/roads/laudcohi.htm
>
When you two have this settled, let me know so I know who gets what (and I
NEED SPECIFICS!!)

SJG
bt...@bright.net - home


Jeremy Lance

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Jul 14, 1999, 3:00:00 AM7/14/99
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Adam Froehlig wrote:
>
> >I'd like these, if you gat the time!
>
> I'll trade ya Arkansas for Mississippi...:o)
>

Here's the deal...whatever he sends me, I'll send you if you want it.
That okay? :-)

Adam Froehlig

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Jul 14, 1999, 3:00:00 AM7/14/99
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>Here's the deal...whatever he sends me, I'll send you if
>you want it. That okay? :-)

How 'bout vice-versa, since I asked first...:oP

Seriously, though, I don't see why we both couldn't get what
we requested. Though you should get priority for Arkansas
since that's YOUR state and me get priority for Mississippi
since that's MY state.

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H.B. Elkins

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Jul 15, 1999, 3:00:00 AM7/15/99
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"Dennis S. Gulyas" <bt...@bright.net> wrote:

>Kentucky
>A lattice like sign support (where other states would use several
>poles/pipe)

Most of Kentucky's BGS supports have latticework. Where did you take
this picture?

>Blue sign stating ramp 1B I-71S to I-65 (with a 3 beneith it)

I think this is the tenth-mile marker on these ramps. While Lexington
and Cincinnati do not have the ramp markers numbered, Louisville does.

>BGS saying Ky 480 to Ky 61 (for a control city)

In Bullitt County, just a few miles from where one of my aunts and two
of my uncles live.

>Fallen Rock Zone sign on a yellow diamond (typical Kentucky English?)

I think the idea is to warn motorists that fallen rocks may be in the
roadway, not that rocks may be falling on them as they drive along.
I'd say the risk is greater of striking a fallen rock than of being
struck by a falling rock. ;-)

>Sign for the Southern Branch of the Lincoln Heritage Highway (as compared to
>the Lincoln Hgw)

I have a page on the Lincoln Heritage trail, complete with scans of a
promotional brochure from the 1970s, if anyone is interested. The LHT
seems to be a forgotten entity in Kentucky now. There are very few
signs, and the ones which exist are old and faded. They used to be
very prominent in the central part of the state.


>Sign assembly for business routes Miss 7 (green triangle on top), US 49E
>(red color), and US 82 (blue color)
>Business Route signs for US 49E & 82 (same color scheme as above)

I'd like to have photos of these. Unfortunately, the way my newsreader
is set up, I can't CC you on the request.

>Sign saying Rest area ahead...No rest rooms (what kind of rest area is
>that?)

I think the standard language is "limited facilities." ;-)

>Picture of the twin bridges for US 65, 84, and 98 with their signs in the
>foreground (the film poorly developed however :-(

I'd like to have a copy of this one, too.


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Mike A. Crain

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Jul 16, 1999, 3:00:00 AM7/16/99
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I'd like the following:

> Kentucky
> A lattice like sign support(where other states would use several
> poles/pipe)


> BGS saying Ky 480 to Ky 61 (for a control city)


> Illinois


> Sign for the Southern Branch of the Lincoln Heritage Highway

> BGS on I-270 for Ill 49 (?) with control cities Casey Kansas :-) *

> Blue milemarker for I-70*

> Tennessee
> East Tenn (primary route) 21, west Tenn (secondary route) 21

> BGS on Sam Cooper Blvd saying West (blank) Little Rock

> Mississippi
> A DO NOT ENTER sign in front of a phone booth

> A T-intersection diamond sign with another diamond sign beneith it
> saying Slow to 40

> A double <<>> (instead of normal caution double arrow) for road
ending at the intersection of Miss. 41 & 32 just west of Okolona

> Sign assembly for business routes Miss 7 (green triangle on top), US
49E
> (red color), and US 82 (blue color)
> Business Route signs for US 49E & 82 (same color scheme as above)

> Sign saying Rest area ahead...No rest rooms (what kind of rest area is
> that?)

> Wooden, National Park, Sign about part of the old Natchez trace

> Future corridor for I-49 sign, along US 90 at the west edge of Boute
> Sign telling you, "WELCOME you have reached the southern-most point in
> Louisiana."

> Louisiana Scenic Route sign with a red car in the middle
> Louisiana Scenic Route sign with a white car and green background in
> the middle

> Arkansas


> Yellow diamond showing two two lane of traffic merging to form three
> lanes of traffic (in a perfect Y shape)

Thank you VERY much. I asked for alot, so take your time. I'll
nominate you roadgeek of the month.

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