Welcome to ROLLSIGN GALLERY!
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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 SEPTEMBER 18, 2022.
Notices and Events:
ROLLSIGN GALLERY is celebrating 17 YEARS 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!
Several rollsign and electronic sign pages throughout the site have YouTube videos of the signs featured.
These web pages can be identified with the flag image "               ". Check out Rollsign Gallery's YouTube
channel, featuring all the videos on here plus additional features and informational videos by clicking
HERE.
Rollsign Gallery's web series "Transportation Treasures" continues to grow on YouTube!
Ride along as I travel all over North America searching yards and picking locations, looking for rusty relics
and hidden treasures! - The link to the episode guide is on the homepage. DON'T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE!
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What's new with the September 18, 2022 update:
Banner advertising has been added to every page on the website EXCEPT for this page, the
Introduction page, and the memorial to Ray Neilson page. The revenue generated from this will
go towards the costs of keeping Rollsign Gallery online, and any surplus will go towards new material.
- ONE NEW ROLLSIGNS has been added to the (Vancouver) British Columbia page along with one new photo. It is
accessed from the Province of British Columbia map link on the home page.
- The historical information on the Midland, Ontario and Owen Sound, Ontario pages have each been updated to include
recent changes in those systems.
- A newsletter article has been added to the Toronto, Ontario hub page, telling the story of the crew that maintained the
rollsigns and the decisions that led to the transition to electronic signs in the fleet.
- ONE NEW SYSTEM has been added to the state of Indiana: Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission, with
one new rollsign and one new photo. It is accessed through the Indiana hub page.
- ONE NEW SYSTEM has been added to the state of Michigan: Battle Creek, with one new rollsign and one new photo. It
is accessed through the Michigan hub page.
(Thanks to James Roach for donating the rollsign!)
- ONE NEW ROLLSIGN has been added to the Albany/Troy, New York page. It is accessed through the New York State
hub page.
- ONE NEW CARRIER has been added to the Intercity section: Prigge's Chartered Coaches (Discovery Coach) with one
new rollsign and one new photo. It is accessed through the Intercity
/Private Carriers hub page.
- ONE NEW ELECTRONIC SIGN LIST has been added to the Province of Ontario in the Electronic Sign section: Toronto,
Ontario - October 6, 1996. Along with this new list, the other four lists have been updated to correct some errors and
omissions that were discovered. All these changes are accessed through the Ontario hub page in the Electronic Sign
section.
- FOUR NEW ELECTRONIC SIGNS and TWO NEW CONTROLLERS have been added to the Electronic Sign Gallery section.
With as large as the collection has gotten over the years, the Electronic Sign Gallery has been broken up, with each
sign manufacturer having their own separate page. The "esigngallery" page has been redesigned to be a hub page for
all of them. All these changes are still accessed through the same link on the Electronic Sign hub page.
- ONE NEW EPISODE OF "TRANSPORTATION TREASURES" has been uploaded to YouTube, EPISODE 13. The link to that &
all episodes, and the full series playlist can be accessed through the Transportation Treasures link on the home page.
- ONE NEW ROLLSIGN has been added to the St. Albert, Alberta page. It is accessed through the Alberta hub page.
- ONE NEW ROLLSIGN has been added to the Montreal South Shore (STRSM), Quebec page along with one new photo.
It is accessed through the Alberta hub page.
- ONE NEW ROLLSIGN image has been added to the Los Angeles, California page along with one photo. (Thank you to
Brandon Nicholas.) It is accessed through the California hub page.
- The Santa Monica, California rollsign image has been enhanced with a photo of the bus the rollsign came from. (Thank
you Richard Oldfield.) It is accessed through the California hub page.
- TWO NEW ROLLSIGNS have been added to the Terre Haute, Indiana page along with two photos, one with each new
rollsign. It is accessed through the California hub page.
- ONE NEW ROLLSIGN has been added to the Detroit, Michigan page. It is accessed through the Michigan hub page.
- ONE NEW ROLLSIGN has been added to the Centro - Syracuse, New York along with one new photo. It is accessed
through the New York hub page.
- ONE NEW SYSTEM is represented from the State of New York: Gloversville, New York, with two new rollsign images,
three new photos, and the history of the system.
The rollsigns and photos were donated to Rollsign Gallery by Peter
Huffman. Thank you!
It is accessed through the New York hub page.
- ONE NEW SYSTEM is represented from the State of New York: Oswego County, New York, with one new rollsign image,
two new photos, and the history of the system.
The rollsigns and photos were donated to Rollsign Gallery by Peter
Huffman. Thank you!
It is accessed through the New York hub page.
- ONE NEW ROLLSIGN has been added to the State of Utah page (Salt Lake City area). It is accessed through the State of
Utah on the home page map.
- ONE NEW ROLLSIGN has been added to the Kinnickinnic Garage page of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It is accessed through
the Wisconsin hub page.
- ONE NEW SYSTEM is represented from the State of Wisconsin: Kenosha, Wisconsin, with one new rollsign image, two
new photos, and the history of the system. It is accessed through the Wisconsin hub page.
- ONE NEW ROLLSIGN has been added to the Greyhound Bus Lines page. In addition, two new YouTube Videos have
also been added of the older linen rollsigns. It all is accessed through the Intercity/Private Carrier hub page.
- ONE NEW SYSTEM is represented in the Intercity/Private Carrier section: United States Armed Forces, with one new
rollsign image and three new photos. It is accessed through the Intercity/Private Carriers hub page.
- The history of several of the rollsigns on the Great Britain page have been corrected with the assistance of Malc
McDonald, Arthur Balfour and others from the "London Transport Bus Blinds Show or Swap" Facebook group. One new
Photo has also been added. Thank you! In addition, two new YouTube videos each featuring one rollsign from Great
Britain have also been added. It is all accessible from the England map link on the home page.
- ONE NEW ELECTRONIC SIGN LIST has been added to the State of California in the Electronic Sign section: Oakland,
California (AC Transit). It is accessed through the new California hub page in the Electronic Sign section.
- ONE NEW ELECTRONIC SIGN LIST has been added to the District of Columbia in the Electronic Sign section:
Washington, DC (WMATA). It is accessed through the new District of Columbia/Maryland hub page in the Electronic
Sign section.
- ONE NEW ELECTRONIC SIGN LIST has been added to the State of Pennsylvania in the Electronic Sign section:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is accessed through the Pennsylvania hub page in the Electronic Sign section.
- The availability totals of all electronic signs and controllers in the Electronic Sign department of the Transit Store have
been updated. In addition, several new signs have been added and are available for purchase. All these changes can
be viewed on the various pages of the Electronic Sign Department in the Transit Store.
What's new with the April 24, 2022 update:
- TWO NEW ROLLSIGNS have been added to the Kitchener, Ontario section, one on Page 2 and one on Page 3. In
addition, all the rollsign images have been reorganized to be closer in order of age. The changes are accessed
through the Ontario hub page.
- ONE NEW SYSTEM is represented from the State of California: San Mateo-Burlingame, with one new rollsign image
and one new photo
(Thank you Jim Husing). It is accessed through the California hub page.
- ONE NEW ROLLSIGN image has been added to the Washington, D.C. page. It is accessed through the District of
Columbia/Maryland hub page.
- ONE NEW ROLLSIGN has been added to the Jefferson Parish, Louisiana page. It is accessed from the State of
Louisiana map link on the home page.
- ONE NEW U.S. STATE IS REPRESENTED: Massachusetts, with ONE NEW ROLLSIGN from Cape Ann (Gloucester),
Massachusetts.
(Rollsign donated by James Roach. Thank You!) It is accessed from the State of Massachusetts
map link on the home page.
- ONE NEW ROLLSIGN has been added to the Grand Rapids, Michigan page. In addition, a new system history caption
has also been added, and the rollsign images were reorganized to be closer in order of age. The page is accessed
through the Michigan hub page.
- ONE NEW ROLLSIGN has been added to the New York City, New York page. An NYC "Batwing" style rollsign. It is
accessed through the New York State hub page.
- ONE NEW ELECTRONIC SIGN LIST has been added to the Province of Ontario in the Electronic Sign section: Milton,
Ontario.
(Thank you Richard Oldfield.) It is accessed through the Ontario hub page in the Electronic Sign section.
- FOUR NEW ELECTRONIC SIGNS have been added to the Electronic Sign Gallery page. They are all various
Gulton/Luminator electronic signs. It is accessed through the Electronic Destination Sign hub page.
- ONE NEW EPISODE OF "TRANSPORTATION TREASURES" has been uploaded to YouTube, EPISODE 12. The link to that &
all episodes, and the full series playlist can be accessed through the Transportation Treasures link on the home page.
What's new with the January 3, 2022 update:
- Four new entries have been added to the Gulton Industries section of the Electronic Sign Department in the
"Transit Store".
- ONE NEW U.S. STATE IS REPRESENTED in the Electronic Sign List section: Minnesota, with ONE NEW SIGN LIST from
Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is accessed from the new State of Minnesota map link on the electronic sign hub page.
- The Area Transportation Authority (North Central Pennsylvania) electronic sign list has been substantially updated to
include many hidden codes beyond the end of file coding. This update is accessed through the Pennsylvania hub page
in the Electronic Sign section.
- All the Gulton and Vultron electronic sign lists with 15 Character "Actual Display" format have always displayed
incorrectly on the web pages, showing some entries as left justified instead of centered. The process to correct these
lists has begun. As of this update date, the Niagara Falls ON, Bloomington IN, Fort Wayne IN (8/08/2006), Gary IN
(5/20/1996), Lansing MI, and Area Transportation Authority, along with the new Minneapolis MN list, have been
reformatted to display correctly. There are still 15 lists in this format that need to be done.
- One photo each have been added to the Electronic Sign List pages from Rock Island IL, Gary IN, Lansing MI, and Butler
PA, of the respective vehicles the signs with the memory the lists were generated from.