Google Street View treasure hunt!

Can you identify a station from just a paving slab? Sadly, some people can
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by tangy » 29 Sep 2013, 19:05

DrainBrain wrote:
tangy wrote:No better place for yellow taxis than Bournemouth....
New York? http://goo.gl/joogry

tangy, are you going to set a challenge?
Ok, find me a bus in "City Sightseeing" livery
This is a Central line train to "Woodford via Hainault"- it always is, except when you actually want one!

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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by Urzzz1871 » 22 Oct 2013, 07:23

Found this in Bath: http://goo.gl/maps/2C92j

Can you find some union flag bunting?
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by Tube Geek » 18 May 2016, 21:05

Thought it'd be nice to restart this so - can you find me some stopping areas for train drivers at a station? (e.g. >>>>>[]S7[]<<<<<)
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by The Orange One » 19 May 2016, 07:49

Easy.

Find me a portable toilet on a truck.
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by Tube Geek » 27 May 2016, 11:40

I couldn't find one! Link to one, and then you do another.
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by The Orange One » 27 May 2016, 11:55

Here's one.

Find me a signal box.
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by jamesthegill » 27 May 2016, 14:55

Like this?

Find me an art deco building.
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by A Challenge » 27 May 2016, 15:17

This one is easy, so I will give you two, both in London! Find me some temporary traffic lights set to red!
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by Tube Geek » 20 Nov 2016, 12:24

Nope, can't see one. And as this is so old,

The inside of a football stadium (no Orange Circle) - i.e. not Wembley etc.
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by Iain » 20 Nov 2016, 13:26

Full Network: Three completions, Best time: 17:18:18 - thanks Glen, Andrew and Rhys!
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by The Orange One » 20 Nov 2016, 14:44

Tube Geek are you even trying?
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by Tube Geek » 20 Nov 2016, 17:58

OK that was easier than i thought I had this though: https://goo.gl/maps/6DVoHFSzPfB2

Roof of a Tube train ONLY? i.e. only the grey-y bit on top
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by A Challenge » 21 Nov 2016, 07:54

Central Line

Level Crossing going down or up (not in closed position) (red lights on the boards like this, but in the process of opening or closing!)
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by The Orange One » 21 Nov 2016, 11:11

How about this one at White Hart Lane?

Find me a rail replacement bus (it says Rail Replacement on the blind).
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by Tube Geek » 21 Nov 2016, 17:28

A Challenge wrote:Central Line

Level Crossing going down or up (not in closed position) (red lights on the boards like this, but in the process of opening or closing!)
Picky, but technically not street view!
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