Category Archives: signs

Zuiderzee

A bit of modern history – Zuiderzee Campsites is older than I am…

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Canada through the windshield…

Another small piece of Canada through the windshield…

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E&N signs – Two diamonds

The two diamonds indicate that there is an obstruction close to the track – in this case, a power pole and then a chain link fence.

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Penny Lane

Penny Lane – near Mud bay, a bit south of Fanny Bay on Highway 19A

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E&N signs – W

You may have seen one of these whiteboard signs with a W on it – W signs are called whistle posts, and they are usually located at highway-rail grade crossings. In general, locomotive horns must be be sounded at all … Continue reading

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E&N – signs – Two black circles

You may have seen one of these whiteboard signs with black circles – they advise snowplow crews to raise flanger blades in advance of crossings, switches, and other between-the-rail obstructions. The southern approach to the E&N bridge over Mill Creek … Continue reading

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Honey

There’s a lot of history to be seen while driving Along Highway 19A toward Campbell River – bits and pieces of what was once a vibrant tourist destination, now bypassed at 120 kmh by Highway 19. Honey – near Stories … Continue reading

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The story of the H

This sign at the Comox Dam Recreation Area twigged a few memories, including the huge BC Hydro H symbol on the headquarters building at 989 Nelson Street at Burrard in Vancouver, British Columbia , and the horns that sounded the … Continue reading

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Ogden Point – choices

A multitude of choices for visitors to Victoria as they disembark at the Ogden Point cruise ship terminal

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Island signs – Circle Route

British Columbia Circle Route: Heritage Discovery, Coast Cariboo and Coastal routes.

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