Southeast Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Taxiway Guidance Sign, Crossing Gate and Flashing Light Signal, Channel Marking Buoy
The colors, letters and design of standardized airport signs on taxiways and runways provide specific instructions to pilots.
Runway sign of Los Angeles International Airport, November 2004. Sam Chui.
Gift of Standard Signs, Inc. "Mfg of Lumacurve Airfield Signs," Clevleland, Ohio
Crossing Gate and Flashing Light Signal
Uniform traffic signs, sounds, signals and gates at rail crossings alert the public to oncoming trains.
An American Railroad Grade Crossing. Jeremy Shaw.
Gift of Safetran Systems Corporation, Louisville, Kentucky
Channel Marking Buoy
Buoys mark safe channels and identify regulations or objects located underwater for boats navigating waterways.
US Coast Guard Regulatory and Channel Marking Buoys. Richard Gilman. Gift of the Gilman Corporation, Gilman, Connecticut
Erected by United States Department of Transportation.
Location. 38° 52.582′ N, 77° 0.189′ W. Marker is in Southeast Washington, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on M Street SE east of New Jersey Avenue SE, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1926 (here, next to this marker); 1922 (here, next to this marker); Ship's Propeller, Airplane Propeller, Truck Wheel (here, next to this marker); 1927 (here, next to this marker); 1923 (a few steps from this marker); 1925 (a few steps from this marker); 1900/1920 (a few steps from this marker); 1911 (a few steps from this marker).
Categories. • Air & Space • Railroads & Streetcars • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 18, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.