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 APRIL 24, 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 NEW web series "Transportation Treasures" is now LIVE and able to view 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 April 24, 2022 update:
- TWO NEW ROLLSIGNS have been added to the Kitchener, Ontario section, along with one new photo. With these
additions, the Kitchener, Ontario section has been expanded to three pages.
- ONE NEW ROLLSIGN has been added to the Grand Rapids, Michigan page. It is accessible through the Michigan hub
page.
- ONE NEW SYSTEM is represented from the State of Iowa: Ames Iowa (CyRide), with one new rollsign image and one
photo. It is accessed through the Iowa hub page.
- ONE NEW SYSTEM is represented from the State of Alabama: Birmingham, with one new rollsign image and the history
of the system. It is accessible through the Alabama hub page.
- ONE NEW SYSTEM is represented from the State of California: Pacific Electric Railway, with one new rollsign image,
one photo and the history of the system. It is accessible through the California hub page.
ROLLSIGN GALLERY has achieved another major milestone in its existence!
With the May 17, 2020 update, the last three low resolution rollsign images have been
upgraded to high resolution images. Now, EVERY rollsign image on the site has been
created using high resolution methods! This is the end of a 15 year long project of converting
old images. Some of those replaced low resolution images were almost 30 years old!
- FIVE NEW ELECTRONIC SIGN LISTS have been added to the Electronic Sign section: Muncie, Indiana (April 2003), two
from Fort Wayne, Indiana (August 8, 2006 and December 4, 2009), Muskegon, Michigan (August 19, 2020), and Dallas,
Texas (undated list). In addition, new photos have been added to lists from Fort Wayne, Indiana and Ann Arbor, Michigan
of the vehicles the sign data memory came from. They can all be accessed through the Electronic Sign hub page map.
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.
- The Mississauga, Ontario section has been updated to include one missing sign tag, and one new photo has been
added. It is accessible through the Ontario hub page.
- 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 ELECTRONIC SIGN has been added to the electronic sign collection page: A vintage Digital Optics two digit
7-Segment electromechanical side route number sign. It is accessed through the new electronic sign hub page.
- ONE NEW (Partial) ROLLSIGN has been added to the Lafayette, Indiana page. It is accessible through the Indiana hub
page.
- ONE NEW ROLLSIGN has been added to the Albany, New York page. It is another sign from the bus that was in the
"Batman v. Superman" movie. It is identical to another rollsign in the collection as well. It is accessible through the
New York hub page.
- ONE NEW SYSTEM is represented from the State of Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh, with one new rollsign, its story of how it
was saved, and one new photo. It is accessible through the Pennsylvania hub page.
- ONE NEW SYSTEM is represented from the State of Ohio: Toledo, with two new rollsign images, one new photo and
the history of the system. It is accessible through the Ohio hub page.
- The information from about half of the rollsign entries from the Country of Great Britain have been updated thanks to
the assistance of rollsign collectors from there. The new page information and one new photo is accessible from the
home page.
- ONE NEW SYSTEM is represented from the Intercity Carriers section: Starline Tours, with one new rollsign image and
a brief history of the system. It is accessible through the Intercity Carriers hub page.
- ONE NEW ELECTRONIC SIGN and TWO NEW KEYPADS (Control Consoles) have been added to the electronic sign
collection page. It is accessed through the electronic sign hub page.
- TRANSIT STORE: A NEW SECTION to offer electronic sign conversions from 12/24 volt operation to run on 110 volt
house power has been added, with three examples of the work performed. It is accessible through the Electronic Sign
department of the Transit Store.
- TRANSIT STORE: The Gulton section of the Electronic Sign department has been updated to include all types of Control
Consoles (dialpad, button grid, dash mount and slim). It is accessible through the Electronic Sign department of the
Transit Store.
- TRANSIT STORE: More testimonial entries have been added throughout the store, along with a request for
programming email received from the producers of the Warner Brothers / DC Universe movie "Shazam!"
You can read the request from the link on the Electronic Sign department hub page in the Transit Store.
What's new with the January 3, 2021 update:
- ONE NEW ROLLSIGN has been added to the Hamilton, Ontario section (Page 2). In addition, two new photos have been
added across the section. With these additions, the Hamilton pages have been reorganized to have all black and white
rollsigns on Page 1 and all black and yellow rollsigns on Page 2. It is accessed through the Ontario hub page.
- ONE NEW SYSTEM is represented from the Province of Alberta: St. Albert, with one new rollsign image, one new photo,
and the history of the system. It is accessed through the Alberta hub page.
- The history of public transportation has been added to the Hammond, Indiana rollsign page. It is accessed through
the Indiana hub page.
- ONE NEW SYSTEM is represented from the State of Indiana: East Chicago, with two new rollsign images, one new
photo, and the history of the system. It is accessed through the Indiana 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,
O
ntario. (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:
- ONE NEW ROLLSIGN has been added to the St. Albert, Alberta page. It is accessed through the Alberta hub page.
What's new with the March 31, 2021 update:
- 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 Long Beach, 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.
- Four new entries have been added to the Gulton Industries section of the Electronic Sign Department in the
"Transit Store".