Road Photos & Information: Road Signs
Vintage Signs: Guide & Information Signs

This section features photos of old signs that were still in use at the time of being photographed or retired signs.

By nature these types of sign are customised to their location, but follow a specific set of standards.

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Black Advance Directional Sign:
Black AD sign at Coffs Harbour NSW on West High St, approaching Moonee St, June 2005. This sign was still in place in May 2018.

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Black Advance Directional Sign :
Black AD sign at Coffs Harbour NSW on Gordon St, approaching Harbour Dr, looking southwest, June 2005. This roundabout was replaced with traffic lights but the sign was still in place in May 2018.

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Motor By-Pass Sign :
Old Motor By-Pass enamel sign on display at the Inverell Motor Museum, NSW, January 2006.

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Kilometre Plate:
Black kilometre plate on display at the Inverell Motor Museum, NSW, January 2006.

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Black Distance Sign:
Black reassurance directional sign on Old Melbourne Rd at Ballan Vic, which has been converted to metric. December 2006. Click here for a close up photo by Rob Tilley, showing the old distance (4 miles) showing under the 6.5 km legend. This sign was still in place in January 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign :
Old white ID sign on Torquary Rd, approaching Evan St at Belmont Vic, July 2009. This sign has since been replaced.

Image © Tim Cole

Black Distance Sign :
Black reassurance directional sign at Collector NSW, on Gunning-Collector Rd, January 2010. This sign has since been replaced.

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Black Intersection Directional Sign :
Black ID sign on Badimara St in Waramanga ACT, approaching Nemarang Cr, August 2010. This sign was still in place November 2018.

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Black Advance Directional Sign :
Black AD sign at East Maitland NSW, on Morpeth Rd (TD31) approaching Cumberland St, John St and Melbourne St (TD31), November 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Black Intersection Directional Sign :
Black ID sign at East Maitland NSW, on Morpeth Rd (TD31) at the roundabout with Cumberland St, John St and Melbourne St (TD31), November 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Black Intersection Directional Sign :
Black ID sign at East Maitland NSW, on Morpeth Rd (TD31) at the roundabout with Cumberland St, John St and Melbourne St (TD31), November 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Black Reassurance Directional Sign:
Black distance sign on Eatons Crossing Rd at Eatons Hill, QLD, January 2011.

Image © Brad Torr

Black Intersection Directional Sign :
Black ID sign with newer fingerboard at the corner of Turner St and Arthur St in Helidon QLD, April 2011. This sign has since been replaced.

Image © Rob Tilley

Black Distance SIgn :
Black reassurance directional sign on Eneabba-Coolimba Rd at Coolimba WA, December 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

Black Fingerboard :
Black fingerboard with poorly designed newer ID sign at the corner of Cork St and Rosemel St in Gundaroo NSW, March 2014

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Black Timber Distance Signs :
Black timber reassurance directional signs on Old Glenorchy Rd at Deep Lead in Vic, April 2014.

Image © Rick Wardle

Black Intersection Directional Sign :
Black ID sign at the corner of Langdon Av and Sainsbury St, Wanniassa, ACT, December 2014.

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Black Intersection Directional Sign :
Black ID sign at the corner of Wheeler Cr and Garratt St, Wanniassa, ACT, December 2014.

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Black Intersection Directional Sign :
Black ID sign at the corner of Beasley St and Lambrigg St at Mawson, ACT, February 2015.

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Black Intersection Directional Signs:
Black ID signs on the roundabout of Botany St, Townshend St and Altree Ct, Phillip, ACT, April 2015.

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Black Intersection Directional Signs:
Black ID signs on the roundabout of Botany St, Townshend St and Altree Ct, Phillip, ACT, April 2015.

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Black Intersection Directional Signs:
Black ID signs on the roundabout of Botany St, Townshend St and Altree Ct, Phillip, ACT, April 2015.

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Black Intersection Directional Signs:
Black ID signs on the roundabout of Botany St, Townshend St and Altree Ct, Phillip, ACT, April 2015.

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Black Intersection Directional Sign :
Black ID sign on Northcott Dr at the junction with Tobruk St, Campbell, ACT, November 2015.

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Black Distance Sign:
Faded black reassurance directional sign at Gunyidi WA, on Wubin-Gunyidi Rd, April 2016.

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Black Distance Sign:
Black reassurance directional sign at Mingenew WA on Mullewa-Mingenew Rd, April 2016.

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Black Fingerboards :
Black fingerboards at Moora WA, at the corner of Gardiner St and Berkshire Valley Rd, April 2016.

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Black Intersection Directional Sign:
Black ID sign at Moora WA, at the corner of Gardiner St and Berkshire Valley Rd, April 2016.

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Black Distance Sign:
Black reassurance directional sign at Three Springs WA on Eneabba-Three Springs Rd, April 2016.

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Black Advance Directional Sign :
Black AD sign on Boyup Brook-Cranbrook Rd at Tone Bridge WA, approaching Wingebellup Rd, April 2016.

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Black Advance Directional Sign:
Black AD sign at Walkaway WA, on Walkaway-Nangetty Rd, approaching Levett Rd and Edward Rd, April 2016.

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Black Reassurance Directional Sign:
Black distance sign at Warradarge WA on Coorow-Greenhead Rd, April 2016. Click here for a photo by Paul Rands of this location from December 2012.

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Black Reassurance Directional Sign:
Black distance sign at Warradarge WA on Coorow-Greenhead Rd, April 2016.

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Black Distance Sign:
Black reassurance directional sign at Port MacDonnell on Eight Mile Creek Rd, December 2001. This sign has since been replaced.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Black Advance Directional Sign:
Black AD sign at Barham at the NSW-Vic Border, 2001.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Black Advance Directional Sign:
Unusual Black AD sign at Wandoan in QLD at the corner of Jackson-Wandoan Rd and Bundi Rd, April 2004. This sign has since been replaced.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Freeway Green Advance Directional Sign:
Freeway green AD sign on Old Dryandra Rd at Brisbane Airport, May 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Black Intersection Directional Sign:
Black ID sign at the corner of Union St and Wilmot St in Goulburn, NSW, January 2017.

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Black Reassurance Directional Sign:
Black distance sign on Wilmot St in Goulburn, NSW, January 2017.

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Black Intersection Directional Sign:
Black ID sign at the corner of Craig Rd and Taralga Rd at Curraweela, NSW, January 2017.

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Black Intersection Directional Sign:
Black ID sign at the corner of Orchard St and Hillas St at Taralga, NSW, January 2017.

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Black Intersection Directional Sign:
Black ID sign at the corner of Northcott Dr and Tobruk Rd at Campell, ACT, February 2017.

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Handpainted Intersection Directional Sign:
Handpainted ID sign at the corner of Sturt Av (former NR23) and Frome St, Narrabundah, ACT, January 2017.

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Black Kilometre Plate:
Black kilometre plate dating back to conversion to metric in 1974, Rugby Rd, Rugby, NSW, February 2018.

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Black Kilometre Plate:
Date stamp on the back of the black kilometre plate dating back to conversion to metric in 1974, Rugby Rd, Rugby, NSW, February 2018.

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Black Intersection Directional Sign:
Black ID sign at the corner of Boorowa Rd and Reidsdale Rd at Rugby, NSW, February 2018.

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Black Intersection Directional Sign:
Black ID sign at the corner of Boorowa Rd and Jerrara Rd at Narrawa, NSW, February 2018.

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Black Intersection Directional Sign:
Black ID sign at the corner of Boorowa Rd and Jerrara Rd at Narrawa, NSW, February 2018.

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Black Intersection Directional Sign:
Black ID sign at the corner of Boorowa Rd and Hawthornes Tree Rd at Lost River, NSW, February 2018.

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Black Intersection Directional Sign:
Black ID sign at the corner of Boorowa Rd and Hawthornes Tree Rd at Lost River, NSW, February 2018.

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Black Intersection Directional Sign:
Black ID sign at the corner of Boorowa Rd and Hawthornes Tree Rd at Lost River, NSW, February 2018.

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Black Intersection Directional Sign:
Black ID sign at the corner of Boorowa Rd and Boobalaga Rd at Lost River, NSW, February 2018.

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Black Kilometre Plate:
Black kilometre plate on Gundaroo Rd at Gundaroo, NSW, March 2018.

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Black Kilometre Plate:
Black kilometre plate on the corner of Gundaroo Rd and Yass River Rd at Gundaroo, NSW, March 2018.

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Black Kilometre Plate:
Black kilometre plate on the corner of Gundaroo Rd and Yass River Rd at Gundaroo, NSW, March 2018.

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Black Kilometre Plate:
Black kilometre plate on the corner of Gundaroo Rd and Yass River Rd at Gundaroo, NSW, March 2018.

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Black Town Sign:
Black town sign on Darkan Rd South at Duranillin, WA, April 2018.

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Black Advance Directional Sign:
Black AD sign on Hobart Rd (former NH1 / SR1) at South Launceston approaching Wellington St and Punchbowl Rd, July 2018.

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Black Advance Directional Sign:
Black AD sign on Westbury Rd at South Launceston approaching Wellington St, July 2018.

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Black Advance Directional Sign:
Black ID sign on Washington Av at Withers, WA, approaching Bussell Hwy (SR10), March 2008.

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Black Intersection Directional Sign:
Black ID sign on the corner of Gidley St and Bank St, Molong, NSW, May 2011.

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Black Intersection Directional Sign:
Black ID sign on the corner of Gidley St and Bank St, Molong, NSW, May 2011.

Image © Paul Rands

Black Intersection Directional Sign:
Black ID sign on the corner of Gidley St and Bank St, Molong, NSW, May 2011.

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Black Fingerboard:
Black fingerboard at the corner of Yass Valley Way (former Hume Hwy) and Pollux St in Yass, NSW, May 2011. This sign dates back to 1974 and has since been replaced.

Image © Paul Rands

Black Distance Sign:
Black reassurance directional sign with metrication 'km' tab on Louth Rd at Cobar, NSW, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Black Advance Directional Sign:
Black AD sign on Oakey-Pittworth at Aubigny, QLD, approaching Toowoomba-Cecil Plains Rd, January 2004.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Black Distance Sign:
Black reassurance directional sign on Carnarvon Hwy at Moree, January 2004.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Last updated: 09-Dec-2020 8:49

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