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Route 66 - The Mother RoadNM SH 118 -- Gallup NM

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NM State Highway 118 is the state-maintained stretch of the old US 66 in Gallup NM

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: 8/23/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRichardson's Trading Company -- Gallup NM

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Richardson's Trading Co. has been in business along what would become the US 66 since 1913.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: 8/23/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadBlue Spruce Lodge -- Gallup NM

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The amazing sign for the Blue Spruce Motel - a Route 66 icon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: 8/23/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesPueblo Federal Building - Pueblo, CO

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This lovely Federal Building includes stunning frieze of the stylized American eagle atop a flag-shield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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New Mexico Historical MarkersNew Mexico national Society of Professional Engineers Historic marker -- nr Teec Nos Pos AZ

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One of three historic markers erected by the National Society of Professional Engineers at the Four Corners Monument, one each in AZ, NM, and CO, relating the surveying history of this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: 8/23/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersFour Corners - A Common Bond -- nr Teec Nos Pos AZ

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One of four historical markers at the Four Corners Monument, one in each state, relating the surveying history of this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: 8/23/2014

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Signs of HistoryCanadian Forces Station - Kamloops, BC

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This is the old NORAD Radar Station, constructed in Kamloops in 1956, beginning operations in 1958 and remaining operational until 1988. It was initially the home of the US Army's 825th Radar Squadron.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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Victorian Post BoxesVictorian Pillar Box - Monmouth, Gwent, Wales.

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A very ornate hexagonal Victorian Pillar Box - Located on an open plaza in front of the Shire Hall, Monmouth, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Vertical Lift Railway Bridge Built in Canada - Kamloops, BC

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This railway bridge is on the Canadian National's main transcontinental line and, as such, sees a lot of traffic. It makes for a great train watching spot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersMcIntosh Memorial - Kamloops, BC

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Erected at a prominent viewpoint in 1932 by the Rotarians, the McIntosh Memorial was dedicated to James McIntosh, influential pioneer of the Kamloops area. The memorial is just west of Columbia Street at Greenstone Drive

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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Missouri Historical MarkersSite of Charles/James Loring House - Overland, MO

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Loring family site in 1820

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsMonmouth Castle - Ruin - Gwent, Wales.

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Monmouth Castle (Built 1071-AD) The ruins are all that remains of this once great Castle. The birthplace of King Henry V. The nearby Great Castle House was built on the site of most of the original Castle in 1672. Located in Monmouth, Gwent, Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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William ShakespeareShakespeare Quote - San Jose, CA

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A quote by Shakespear at an animal shelter in San Jose.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBC Telephone Co - Rossland, BC

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The Telephone Company Building is living at least its second life, this one as the Rossland Seniors' Centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. Andrew’s on the Square - Kamloops, BC

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Standing majestically on the corner of Seymour Street and Second Avenue, St. Andrew's is the oldest public building in Kamloops, having been built in 1887. It was originally built as a Presbyterian Church on land donated by the CPR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersStuart Wood School - Kamloops, BC

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Completed in 1907, this school was one of many designed by prolific Newfoundland born architect William Tuff Whiteway (1856-1940). It stands on the south side of St. Paul Street in downtown Kamloops.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersKamloops Court House - Kamloops, BC

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This landmark Edwardian Baroque-style brick and stone courthouse was completed in 1909. It stands majestically at the intersection of Seymour Street and First Avenue, looking down upon the business section of the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersB.C. Sheep Breeders Building - Kamloops, BC

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In the 1920s sheep herding was very popular in the Kamloops area and this building, built in 1929 by the B.C. Sheep Breeders Association, was the centre of activity for shows, fairs and sales until the 1960s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersOld Royal Bank - Kamloops, BC

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Designed by local architects Johnston & Company, The old Royal Bank building was constructed in 1911-1912. The brick and stone bank has since lost many of its architectural features, but retains much of its solid, stately appearance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersOld Bank of Commerce - Kamloops, BC

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Built in 1904, this stately and substantial old bank stands at the corner of Victoria Street and First Avenue, cater-corner from the present city hall. It was used by the Bank Of Commerce until 1924.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersTom Bones House - Kamloops, BC

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This Arts and Crafts bungalow, at 328 Royal Avenue, is valued as a heritage property not only for its architectural significance, but as well for its association with its builder, Thomas Bones, an immigrant carpenter from England.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersInland Cigar Factory - Kamloops, BC

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Built in 1895, this building was used as a cigar factory until 1913, when the factory outgrew the premises and moved. Taken over at that time by a bakery, the building still stands on the corner of Seymour Street and First Avenue.

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location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersVermilion Forks - Princeton, BC

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This marker was placed at a small pullout along Highway 3, along with the "Welcome to Princeton" sign one and a half km. east of the Princeton Visitor centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersEagle Valley - Cawston, BC

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Along the Crowsnest Highway a few km. south of the little hamlet of Cawston is this BC Heritage Marker at a pullout on the west side of the highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSouthern Crossroads - Osoyoos, BC

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East of Osoyoos the Crowsnest Highway climbs out of the Okanagan Valley to the plateau above. Near the top of the climb is this BC Heritage Marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: never

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