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Elevated Everyday Objects
Managed By: Icon Here Pole Workers
Description:
Ordinarily ground level objects permanently placed up high for commercial or artistic purposes as an eye-catching 3-dimensional sculpture or sign.
Expanded Description:

Did you ever drive by a location with some large object up high and wonder, “What is that car (boat, trailer, or AUUUGH! a DUMPTRUCK! etc.) doing up there?”

This category is for waymarks of objects that normally reside on the Earth, but are permanently raised up high.  Usually it is placed by a business that is advertising what products they sell by placing one of those products on a tall pole or rooftop to act like a 3-dimensional sign.  Sometimes it is an artist that places the object “up high” to challenge “everyday reality”.

Objects should be placed high enough to serve as a sign or other eye-catcher. The object can be on a roof or as many supporting poles as necessary.

Exclusions include things normally seen at the tops of poles i.e. power lines, cell towers, mailboxes and traditional signs. Also excluded are display aircraft that are placed on pole to imitate a sense of flight.  Temporary billboards will not be included.

ACCEPTABLE (things not normally seen that high):

  • Trucks
  • Trailers
  • Cars
  • Elephants
  • Road Roller
  • Vacuum Cleaners (uh....vacuum cleaners?)

UNACCEPTABLE (things normally seen on rooftops, poles or in the air):

  • Mailboxes (the airmail boxes just aren't that funny anymore)
  • birdhouses
  • Power Lines
  • Cell Towers
  • Aircraft
  • Signs
  • Lights
  • Solar Arrays
  • Temporary displays
Instructions for Posting a Elevated Everyday Objects Waymark:

To create this waymark:

    1. Provide a description of the location and the best viewing location. Quoted text must have the source cited.

    2. Provide the latitude and longitude by physically visiting the site and recording the location with a GPSr.

    3. Provide the values of the variables as best you can.

    4. Provide at least one original photograph of the object in context to show its elevation (showing supporting structure's connection to the Earth). Additional close-up photos are appreciated.

    5. Keep looking up..

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
To log a Visit, please include your own photograph of the object or location, along with your comments about what the heck you’re doing taking a picture of that!
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Image for Playground Slide - Calhoun, GAview gallery

SS70.5 km

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Elevated Everyday ObjectsPlayground Slide - Calhoun, GA

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One of Cline Pools eye catching signs

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 7/27/2015

last visited: never

Image for Motorcycle at a Resturant/Bar view gallery

SESE99.9 km

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Elevated Everyday ObjectsMotorcycle at a Resturant/Bar

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Located just off I-75 at Hwy 411 (exit 293).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman

location: Georgia

date approved: 5/24/2008

last visited: 5/24/2008

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SWSW138.2 km

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Elevated Everyday ObjectsThe Dukes of Etowah County, AL.

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Located in Gadsden, AL on the south side of W. Meighan Blvd.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/24/2008

last visited: 11/24/2007

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