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Showing the history of public transportation through their destination
signs with the most comprehensive collection on the web!
This site was originally designed from December 18, 2004 to February 19, 2005.
Over time it has grown and improved, with new acquisitions, improved high resolution
rollsign images, photographs, and embedded YouTube videos.
This site was last updated APRIL 5, 2015.
Notices and Events:
ROLLSIGN GALLERY is celebrating its 10TH ANNIVERSARY online! I want to extend a personal
THANK YOU! to everyone that has visited the site, and have helped it expand and grow by purchasing
memorabilia. Your support has made Rollsign Gallery's presence expand world wide!
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What's new with the August 14, 2014 update:
Banner advertising has been added to every page on the website EXCEPT for this page, the Introduction
page, the memorial to Ray Neilson page, and the Transit Store pages. The revenue generated from this will
go towards the costs of keeping Rollsign Gallery online, and any surplus will go towards new material.
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Your help is FREE, and will assist in bringing new content to Rollsign Gallery!
What's new with the April 5, 2015 update:
- The last two rollsigns in the Kingston, Ontario section (Page 2) have been upgraded to scale drawings. Now all thirteen are scale image
- TWO NEW scale rollsigns have been added to the Kitchener, Ontario page. Both signs donated to Rollsign Gallery by John McDonnell.
- A NEW U.S. STATE is represented: Alabama, with THREE NEW rollsigns added, all from Montgomery, Alabama.
- A NEW U.S. STATE is represented: Louisiana, with ONE NEW rollsign and bus photo from Jefferson Parish, Louisiana.
- TWO NEW ROLLSIGNS have been added to the New York City, NY page: One from the subway system and a RARE manufacturer's
demonstration rollsign sample from Westchester Bee Line.
- ONE NEW CITY is represented: Racine, Wisconsin with ONE NEW rollsign image and one bus photo.
- Along with the new Racine, Wisconsin rollsign page addition, a new hub page has been created for the State of Wisconsin.
- ONE NEW rollsign has been added to the Intercity/Private Carriers section: Indiana University with ONE NEW rollsign image and a
bus photo.
- BEHIND THE SCENES: A project is in progress to convert all of Rollsign Gallery's web pages to be in line with new editing software.
During this conversion, there should be no interruptions, unaccessible pages or broken links. If any should appear, please email me so
the error(s) can be corrected.
- The last rollsign on the Cambridge, Ontario has been upgraded to a scale image. Now all six are scale image drawings.
- ONE NEW PAGE has been added to the Province of Ontario section: Durham Region Transit with two scale rollsign images and a
photo. In addition, the Pickering, Ajax, Whitby and Oshawa, Ontario pages now have cross links to and from this new page.
- A NEW U.S. STATE is represented: Connecticut, with TWO NEW rollsigns added, one from New Haven and one from Waterbury.
- ONE NEW rollsign has been added to the State of Illinois section, Rockford, IL. With this change, a new hub page was created for the
state. Each city or service represented can be accessed from there.
- A NEW U.S. STATE is represented: Minnesota, with ONE NEW rollsign added from Eden Prairie, MN (a suburb of Minneapolis).
- The December 22, 1986 side rollsign from the Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Kinnickinnic Garage page has been upgraded to a scale image.
- ONE NEW rollsign has been added to the country of England page: A route number blind from London Transport - Hackney Depot.
In addition, a guide showing the identification letters and their corresponding placements on a Routemaster bus has also been added.
- FIVE NEW electronic sign lists have been added: Atlanta, Georgia (May 2014) - Indianapolis, Indiana (June 4, 2009 and October 29,
2010) - New York City, NY - Farfax County, Virginia (Fairfax Connector, March 13, 2008).
Gallery page, from Twin Vision and Axion.
- The Electronic Sign page in the TRANSIT STORE has been updated to include NEW inventory from Luminator, Twin Vision and Axion.
- Links to off site locations like Facebook & Twitter have been modified so that they open in a new tab window instead of the same one.
What's new with the January 1, 2015 update:
- ONE NEW scale rollsign has been added to the London, Ontario page, along with one new photo of the bus it came from.
- The last two rollsign images on the Sarnia, Ontario page have been upgraded to scale images. Now all the rollsigns images on that page
are scale images.
- TWO NEW CITIES are represented from the Province of Alberta: Edmonton and Medicine Hat, with one rollsign image and one
photograph each. With these additions, the systems represented in Alberta have each been given their own web pages, and are
now accessible from a new Alberta hub page.
- ONE NEW CITY is represented in the State of Michigan: Grand Rapids, with two new rollsign images. With this addition, the systems
represented in Michigan have each been given their own web pages, and are accessible from a new Michigan hub page.
- ONE NEW rollsign has been added to represent Westchester County, NY. With this addition, there is a new Westchester County web
page, and the demonstration sign entry added to the New York City web page in the last update has been moved to this new page.
- ONE NEW entry has been added to the Dayton, Ohio page: A side route number card frame from a Marmon Herrington electric trolley
bus, along with two photos of the buses that used these route number frames.
- ONE NEW CITY is represented from the State of Ohio: Norwood, Ohio, with two new rollsign images, one photo and the system history.
- ONE NEW WORLD COUNTRY is represented: ISRAEL, with two new route/destination card images from the city of Haifa, Israel.
- The system and service history has been added to the Keeshin Charter Service page in the Intercity Carriers section.
- TWO NEW Balios electronic sign entries, a NEW Gulton Control Console entry, a NEW Luminator ODK entry, and a NEW Balios
keypad entry have all been added to the Electronic Sign Collection Gallery in the Electronic Sign section.