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Fall pictures

Posted on September 24, 2017 at 2:30 AM Comments comments (1)

September 23, 2017

1. Vancouver - Human Structure, 2. Vancouver - Totem Pole (6 of 10 at Anthropology Museum) - added to British Columbia Cities (both pictures taken October 2016)

3. Whistler - Chair made out of Skis - added to British Columbai (picture taken October 2016)

4. Drumheller - Brontosaurus, Yellow with Pink & Blue - 5. Drumheller - Dauphin (prehistoric) - added to Alberta South (both taken September 2016)

6. Saskatoon - Giraffe - added to Saskatchewan Big 3 (taken May 2016) 

7. Melville - Girl Guide - added to Saskatchewan Cities (taken August 2015)

8. Christopher Lake - Sundail, largest - added to Saskatchewan north (taken June 2017)

9. Defunct - Landis - Wheat Stocks - added to Saskatchewan north

- Jim Reid's picture added from www.roadsideattractions.ca (I never did find this attraction, and now it is no longer up.)

10. Swift Current - Bull (North of the Cities) - added to Saskatchewan South (picture taken September 2014) (it took me 5 hours on Google Map in find out this statue is North of Swift Current then to Gull Lake)

11. Thompson - #13 Wolf -  Starry Night, 12. Thompson - King Miner  - added to Manitoba Cities - (both taken June 2016)

12. Belleuve - Coal Cart - added to Alberta South (taken September 2015)

Prince Albert Totem pole was moved in 2016 so a new Collage of it was adde. (Orginial picture taken in May 2004, new picture taken in May 2017).





Summer pictures

Posted on August 18, 2017 at 12:35 PM Comments comments (21)

August 18, 2017

12 new Roadside Objects added.

1. Defunct - North Vancouver -  one of 9 Walking statues that used to be use up on Lonsdale for Biennale celebration in 2014.  It was removed and shipped to Montreal in March 2017 for 50 anniniversary of Expo 67. (1 had several of  the statues, but not all 9.)  Only 1 will be included since it no longer up in North Vancouver).  Also the Meeting across the street from where the Walking statues ends was also sent to Montreal so it list as defunct.  One more statue put up for the Oylmpics was also sent to Montreal.  It will be added next month. Picture taken October 2016

2. Vancouver - Totem Pole (5 of 10 at Anthropology Museum) from October 2016 - added to British Columbia Cities.

3. Stonley Plane - Rembering - from June 2014 - added to Alberta North

4. Drumheller - Triceratops - Green & Orange - from September 2016 - added to Alberta South

5. Carmagary - John Deer Tractor in the Sky - from September 2016 - added to Alberta South

6. Swift Current - Aloutte III (Helicopter Weather Vane) - from September 2014 - added to Saskatchewan Cities.

7. Melville - Artist at Work - from August 2015 - added to Saskatchewan Cities.

8. Saskatoon - Tractor - from May 2016 - added to Saskatchewan Big Three. (There are 3 new statues in Saskatoon that went up this year, at Saskatoon Police Staion on 25 St, one on Quebec Ave, and last on Central Ave. They will be added once all other 6 or 7 Saskatoon statues have been added.)

9, Kamsack - Seniors - from July 2015 - added to Saskatchewan South

10. Climax - Water Tower - from September 2014 - added to Saskatchewan Water Towers.

11. Bentio - Curling Stone - from June 2016 - added to Manitoba North

12. Thompson - Wolves - #4 The Northern Life - added to Manitoba Cities

A New collage was added of Buffalo Statue north of Fort McMurray. Top picture comes from Lorraine Hirning of Kelowna,BC mailto:[email protected] taken from www.roadsideattractions.ca Middle I took in May 2011 with Bison Statue removed. A new statue was made picture from 2014 by Syncrude www.albertaoilmagazine.com/2014/09/license-granted 


Updated GPS address

Posted on July 29, 2017 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (6)

July 29, 2017

All the Saskatchewan GSP Locations from R to Z, expect Reginia and Saskatoon have been double checked and corrected/

Spruce Home - Fish Catching a Fisherman is now listed as defunct.  It is no longer up.  The orginial Fish Catching a Fisherman is now located near Emma Lake.  It will be added to this web page in a few months.

July 2017 Pictures

Posted on July 8, 2017 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (6)

10 new pictures added

1. Brandon - Water Tower #1 - added Manitoba Water Towers - Picture by R.C. Hill. from www.eureka4you.com 

2. Benito - Bull (near) - picture taken June 2016  - added to Manitoba North

3. Thompson - Wolf - 31 Reaching for the Stars - picture taken June 2016 - added to Manitoba Cities

4. Melville - Cowboy & Rodeo Figure - picture taken August 2016  - Added to Saskatchewan Cities

5. Eastend - T-Rex - picture taken June 2015 - added to Saskatchewan South

6. Saskatoon - Library Book - picture taken Aug 2016 - added to Saskatchewan Big 3

7. Drumheller - Smileasaurus - picture taken Sept 2016 - added to Alberta South

8. Stony Plain - Celebrating the Past  - picture taken June 2014 - added to Albert North

9. Squamish - Mini Train - picture taken Oct 2016 - added to British Columiba

10. Vancouver - Totem Pole (4 of 10 at Anthropology Museum) from October 2016 - added to British Columbia Cities.

Battleford - Cart - was removed so it now listed as defunct

10 pictures added total 1,191 picture on the web page


Guest Book

Posted on June 20, 2017 at 9:20 AM Comments comments (10)

I have had to delete my Guest book.  People using it to leave adds.  Also I often getting adds in other languages. I wrote in the guest books requested no adds and writing in english only. Sorry other people were ruining my site.

June 2017 Pictures

Posted on June 10, 2017 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

June 10, 2017

More Pictures added

Added to Alberta  - Big Valley - Water Tower - water tower from September 2016

Added to Alberta - North - Stoney Plain - Sherrif Israel Umbach from June 2014

Added to Alberta South -  Brontosaurus Purple from October 2016 

Added to Saskatchewan Cities - Defunct - Melville - Seniors & Child picture by James S. Edgar

Added to Saskatchewan Big Three - Saskatoon - Train (wood) from May 2016

Added to Saskatchewan South - Eastend - Triceratops

Added to Manitoba Cities - Thompson - Wolves - #35 The Road Home from June 2016

Added to Manitoba North - Cranberry Portage - Bears Painted from June 2016

Added to Bristish Columbia Cities - North Vancouver - Grizzly Bear, Vancouver - Totem Pole (3 of 10 at Anthropology Museum) from October 2016

Collage of The Pas - Trapper added to Manitoba North - first picture July 2002, new picture June 2016

Rocky Mountain House Water Tower was removed to build at larger emgerency Helicopter landing site for Rocky Mountain Mountain House in December 2016 so it now listed as defunct. 

10 new pictures for a total 1,181 pictures

More Pictures

Posted on May 22, 2017 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (0)

More Roadside Attractions - 

Added to British Columiba - North Vancouver - Trumpet; Vancouver - Totem Pole (2 of 10 at Anthropology Museum) -  picture Oct 2016

Added to Alberta North - Throchild - Sun Flower - picture June 2014

Added to Alberta South - Drumheller - Triceratops (Red & Yellow)  - picture Sept 2016

Added to Alberta Cities - St. Albert - Buffalo Head - picture June 2014

Added to Saskatchewan Cities  Defunct Melivile - Cowboy, Horse & Grave. Picture by James S. Edgar (2 more will added in the future)

Added to Saskatchewan Big Three - Saskatoon - Pelican  (A 2nd was added in new location  before orginial one had its head cut off din fall on 2016) - picture Nov 2016

Added to Saskatchewan North - Candle Lake - Plane on a Pedistal - picture June 2016

Added to Manitoba Cities - Thompson - Wolves - #9 Jack of Fire - picture June 2016

Added to Manitoba Water Tower #2 - I have seen this water tower, but miss the picture in 2011.  I decided to included it since I don't when the next time be in Brandon. Picture by R.C. Hill. from  www.eureka4you.com

Collage added for the City of Melfort, Sask defunct - Semi-Truck - one picture with the semi- truck, one without the semi-truck

10 new pictures for a total 1,171 pictures

More GSP Location from Alberta

Posted on April 24, 2017 at 11:30 PM Comments comments (1)

April 24, 2017

GPS location are now up for all of Alberta South.

More GSP Location from Alberta

Posted on April 16, 2017 at 12:20 PM Comments comments (0)

April 16, 2017

All the GPS are up for Alberta North Photo Gallery. A few of GSP location are not known, because google map has traveled down that road yet.

New pictures added to Web Page

North Vancouver - Meeting Place - added to British Columbia -  picture taken October 2016

Vancouver - Totem Pole (1 of 10 at Anthropology Museum) - added to British Columbia Cities -  picture taken October 2016

Saskatoon - Truck in the Sky - added to Saskatchewan Big Three - May 2016

Melville - R.G. Combe - added to Saskatchewan cities - picture taken July 2016 

Conorach (near) - Sculpture - picture taken June 2015

Flin Flon - Water Tower (2) - added to Manitoba Water Towers - found about it in August 2014, picture taken June 2016

Thompson - Wolf - 8 EllodroGifts of Sin - added to Manitoba Cities - picture taken June 2016

St. Albert - Eagle Red Thunder's Gift - added to Alberta Cities - picture taken June 2014

Forestbrug - Coal Cart - added to Alberta North - picture taken June 2014

Drumheller - Shysasaurus - added to Alberta South - picture taken September 2016

Collage - Pincher Creek - Pinchers(2 & 3) - picture taken September 2016

Total number of picture on the web page = 1,161

New Gallery - British Columbia Cities added

Posted on March 11, 2017 at 11:50 AM Comments comments (0)

New Photo Gallery - British Columbia Cities

12 new pictures also added

Added to British Columbia Cities - North Vancovuer - Wired Horse (from October 20016)

Added to British Columbia - Brinitanna Beach - (from October 2016)

Added to Alberta Cities - St. Albert - Father Lacombe Statue (from August 2010) -  I forgot to add.

Added to Alberta North - Forestbrug - Marion 360 Stripping Shovels #2, Valleyview - UFA Worker (both from June 2014)

Added to Alberta South - Defunt - Drumheller - Ankylosaurus - picture by Kendra Carey

Added to Saskatchewan Cities BigThree - Saskatoon - Seniors {from May 2106}

Added to Saskatchewan Cities Cities - Melville - Plumber {from May 2008} - was readded.  I mistakely deleted it from the web page

Added to Saskatchewan South - Grayson Giant G (from August 2015)

Added to Manitoba Cities - Thompson - Wolf #18 (from June 2016)

Added to Manitoba North - Poplarfield - Eagle (from July 2013)

Collage of all both Biggar - Spider Trucks - added to Saskatchewan Cities (from July 2014)

Calmar - Skidoo I had wrong location it is not south of Calmar, but east of.  It  is located at Centre Point Performance on Hwy #39.  Since it has a Leduc address it is now listed in Alberta Cities.  Even though it located closer to Calmar then Leduc.

Castle House location is at Wakomoa Lake. So it no longers listed as Cylde, but Wakomoa Lake.

Defunct -Castor Beaver is now listed as defunct since it has not been up for several years. More Alberta Roadside Objects will be moved to defunt next month as I try and get all the Alberta GPS Locations

Total number of pictures on the web page = 1,251

www.progressiverubberboots.com

Posted on February 25, 2017 at 12:30 PM Comments comments (0)

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It will be recorded once a month.

More GPS Locations added

Posted on February 14, 2017 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)

February 14,  2017

GSP Adress added for all Saskatchewan Roadside Objects.  The other 3 western provinices to follow in next couple of months.

Saskatoon - Pelican(1) was removed the fall fo 2016 after it's head to cut off. - It is now defunct.

Regina - Glockenspiel (Bells), Regina - White Bison,  Mortach - Fiddle, Leader - Past & Future – Man & Child Are not longer up of GSP so they now listed as defunct.

Address of several objects have been updated and corrected.


More Pictures

Posted on February 3, 2017 at 10:20 PM Comments comments (0)

February 4, 2016

GPS address added for all Saskatchewan Cities Gallery, along with more from Alberta and British Columbia.

Squamish - Totem Pole #1 - gas Station & Whistler - Totem Pole (Pictures taken Sept 2015) - added to Britush Colunbia

Forestburg (near) - Coal Digger, Jasper National Park - Totem Pole Single, & Wabamun - Dragon Fly  (Pictures taken June 2014)               - added to Alberta North

Stony Plain - Totem Pole (Picture taken June 2014) - added to Alberta North

Melville - Inukshuk (Picture taken Aug 2015) - added to Saskatchewan Cities

Saskatoon - Huskie (Picture taken June 2016) - added to Saskatchewan Big 3

Togo - Case Eagle on a Globe (Picture taken July 2016) - added to Saskatchewan South

Semans - Water Tower (Picture taken Aug 2015) - added to Saskatchewan Water Towers

Thompson - Wolf - #2 Mining Wolf (Picture taken June 2016) - added to Manitoba Cities

Defunct - Drumheller - Dinosuar in a Tux College (Seen in May 2013, no picture, now damaged) - picture added thanks to Bob Brown

Ponaka & Rimbley were moved from Alberta South to Alberta North to make more room for all of Drumheller - Dinosaurs to be added in the future.

Saskatoon - The Buskers Musicians Statue - list as defunct as it 2015.

12 new pictures added.  There are now 1,239 picture on www.roadsideobjects.com

More GPS Locations added

Posted on January 15, 2017 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (0)

January 15, 2016

GPS locations added for many more objects and all water towers in Saskatchewan.

North Vancouver - Trumpet, Premberton - Inkusuk, & Vancouver - Bird Wrap  (Pictures taken Oct 2016) - added to British Columbia

St. Albert - Clock Tower  (Picture taken June 2014) - added  to Alberta Cities

Drumheller - Pachyrhinosaurus (Picture taken Sept 2016) - added to Alberta South

Innisfree - Penguin, & St. Paul's - Alien (Pictures taken June 2014) - added to Alberta North

Melville - RCMP (Picture taken Aug 2015) - added to Saskatchewan Cities

Saskatoon - T-Rex (Picture Taken May 2016) - added to Saskatchewan Big 3

Okemasis/Beardys First Nation -RCMP (Female Picture taken July 2015) - added to Saskatchewan North

Mossbank - Golfing, & Saskatchewan Landing - Cart (Pictures taken June 2015) - added to Saskatchewan South

Estevan - Water Tower (Picture taken July 2013) - finally added to Saskatchewan Water Towers

Flin Flon - Mini Train, & Thompson Wolf #25 Jazz Society (Pictures taken June 2016) - added to Manitoba Cities 

Defunct - Collage added Love - Tin Man (picture thanks to Jim Reid) - added to Saskatchewan North

Humboldt - John Dienfenbaker Stamp,  Oxbow - Canada Flag Rocks, Stranrer - Moose, Turtleford - Bears, have been added to defunct list as they are no longer up.

16 new pictures added to this web page.

New GSP Address

Posted on January 2, 2017 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

January 2, 2017

Several of the Saskatchewan Objects have had their GPS locations included.  It will take several months to complete all Roadside Objects. 

Cornach Bull is actually south of Williow Bunch.  So ii was been corrected.

Dosland - 2 Oil Pump Jack and Cudworth - Canada Geese are now listed as defunct as they are no longer up.

It took over 10 hrs to find the locations of  just 59 objects



December 2016 New Pictures

Posted on December 21, 2016 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

New Pictures added

Vancouver - Totem Pole, and Robert Burns Statue in Stanely Park - both added to British Columbia (pictures take October 2015).

Grand Prairie - Combine in the Sky - added to Alberta Cities (picture take June 2014)

Hay Lake - Hay Bale Lighters - added to Alberta North (picture taken June 2014) 

Drumheller - Allosaurus - added to Alberta South (picture taken October 2016) - More from Drumheller to be added eat month.

Martinsville - Runner (picture taken May 2016), Melville - Youth Group (taken July 2016) - both added to Saskachewan Cities

Dinsmore - Waving Farme (Near) & Briercest - Bob the Man (near) (both pictures taken June 2015) - added to Saskatchewan South 

Thompson - Wolves - #30 - Aural Dancing with Wolves - added to Manitoba Cities(picture taken June 2016). 

Drumheller - Sloth is now listed as defunct.  It was removed to replaced new Dinosaur Miner. (to be added at a later date)

Also added to Saskatchewan North - Collage - Englfied - Pig (all 3 locations)

Total of 1,214 picture of Roadside Objects

Comming soon GSP address of Roadside Objects

Next month more Saskatoon pictures

November 2016 pictures - Now over 1,200 pictures

Posted on November 27, 2016 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

November 27, 2016 - 13 Objects added

Vancouver - Killer Whale (picture taken Oct 1, 2016) - added to British Columbia

Whistler - Olympic Torch (picture taken Sept 30, 2016) - added to British Columbia

Grand Prairie - People (picture taken June 2014) - added to Alberta Cities

Dewberry - Tire Man & Smokey Lake - Combine Parade (pictures taken June 2014)

- added to Alberta North

New Norway - Water Tower (picture taken June 2014) - added to Alberta Water Towers

Martinsville - Cactus (picture taken January 2016),

Melfort - Skidoo in the Sky (picture taken June 2016),

Melville (near) - Wagon & Cactus (picture taken August 2015) - all 3 added to Saskatchewan Cities.

Coronach (near) - Metal Man - added to Saskatchewan South - (picture taken June 2015)

Ituna - Water Tower - added to Saskatchewan Water Tower (picture taken August 2015)

Flin Flon - Neighbour Hood Greeters (picture taken August 2014),

Thompson - Wolves - #6 Carrying Wolf (picture taken June 2016) – both added to Manitoba Cities

 

Collage added of Maidstone - Canola picture (original & updated pictures included).

There is now a total 1204 pictures on this web page

 

October 2016 pictures

Posted on October 15, 2016 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)

October 15, 2016

    Riverton - Moose - added to Manitoba North {picture taken July 2013}

    Thompson - Wolf #16 - added to Manitoba Cites (picture take June 2016). There are 37 Wolff statues and 4 other objects from Thompson. One or two will added each month.

    Collage added for Defunct - Edson Water Tower  - added to Alberta Water Tower -  {it was knocked down in April 22, 2015}

     Wildwood - Water Tower - added to Alberta Water Towers {picture taken June 2014}

     Whitecourt (near) - Hay Bail Lifter - added to Alberta North {picture taken June 2014}

     Britannia Beach - Truck, Vancouver - 8 Totem Poles, Whistler - Inuksuk - added to British Columbia {pictures taken October 2015}

     Shaunvon - Water Tower - added to Saskatchewan Water Towers {picture taken June 2015}

     Birch Hills - Wheat Stock, Carrot River -  Hydro Electric Power Generator - added to Saskatchewan North {both pictures taken September 2015}

     Melville - Kung Fu - added to Saskatchewan Cities {picture taken August 2015}

     Prince Albert - Plane Windmill - added to Saskatchewan Big Three {picture taken June 2016}. I have added all the pictures form Prince Albert.  More pictures of Saskatoon will be coming in January 2017.

13 new objects added to Web page.

There are now 1,191 on the this web page.

Wendy and I are going to Vancouver by train on Thursday.  I will have more Objects to add in the new Year.


September pictures

Posted on September 4, 2016 at 2:35 AM Comments comments (0)

September 3, 2016 New Pictures

Squamsih - Lumber Jack, Vancouver - Reclyced {pictures taken Oct 2016} - added to Biritish Columbia

Grand Prairie - Native Statue {pictures taken June 2014} - added to Alberta Cities

Calmore - Skidfoo in the Sky, Devon - Oil Derick 2, Dewberry - Tire Women {pictures taken June 2014} - added to Alberta North

Melville - Women & Child {Pictures taken May 2008 & Aug 2015} - 2015 picture added to Saskatchewan Cities.  Also added was collage of Moose Jaw - Moose Family.  This object is lnow in doors, so it listed under defunct.  Only current outdoor statues or objects are included as active.

Prince Albert - Rccket {picture taken April 2014} - added to Saskatchewan Big Three Cities.

Biggar - Spider Trucks {Picture taken July 2014} - picture of both are included since they are 0.7 km apart - added to Saskathcewan North

Coronach - Bull - {picture taken June 2015} - added to Saskatchewan South

Great Falls  - Hydro Electric Power Generator, McCreavy - Bear & Man {picture from July 2013} - added to Manitoba North

13 new objects added to Web page.  

There are now 1,178 on the this web page. 


Aug 8, 2016 more pictures

Posted on August 15, 2016 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Aug 8, 2016 

Brandon - White Buffalo {picture taken July 2011}  - added to Mantioba Cites. I forgot to add this picture.

Meleb - Moose . Minitonas (near) - Insukshuk {both taken in July 2013}- added to Manitoba North- also added an update picture of Ashern - Sharp Tail Grouse.

Prince Albert - Guitar {picture taken April  2014} - added to Saskatchewan Big 3

Meadow Lake - Moose {picture taken June 2014}, Melville - Farmer {picture taken August 2015} - added to Saskatchewan Cities

Grand Prairie - Bear [Sweet Grass}, St. Albert -  Legacy, Love & Learning {picture taken June 2014} - added to Alberta Cities

Edson - Ram {Yellow} - added to Alberta North

Vancovuer - Lord Stanley Statue, Whistler - Deer {Picture taken October 2015}

Also added a collage of the defunct - Leader - Golf Ball Picture #1 from www.roadsideobjects.ca by Jim Reid.  2nd picture was taken August 2012.

Melfort - Semi-Truck in the Sky, Regina - Polar Bear & Saskatoon - Wolf have been removed so they are now defunct.

The last bear statue added for now.

11 new pictures added total = 1.165


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