Google Street View treasure hunt!

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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by A Challenge » 21 Nov 2016, 17:36

Tube Geek wrote:
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!
It's google maps, and what you asked for!
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by The Orange One » 21 Nov 2016, 17:46

A Challenge wrote:
Tube Geek wrote:
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!
It's google maps, and what you asked for!
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by Tube Geek » 21 Nov 2016, 22:01

Good point...
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by Urzzz1871 » 22 Nov 2016, 15:56

The Orange One wrote:How about this one at White Hart Lane?

Find me a rail replacement bus (it says Rail Replacement on the blind).

A nice recent one from the GOBLIN.

A train in service, captured whilst the Streetview car is travelling across an open level crossing. i.e A head/rear on view of the train.
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by Urzzz1871 » 22 Nov 2016, 16:27

No, as the streetview car is not on the crossing when the photo is taken, nor is the photo a head/rear on view of the train (tram).

Though I would accept a tram in the correct situation.
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by The Orange One » 22 Nov 2016, 17:05

Urzzz1871 wrote:A train in service, captured whilst the Streetview car is travelling across an open level crossing. i.e A head/rear on view of the train.
Not quite head on, but I hope this train heading west at North Sheen counts.

How about a fire engine?
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by Tube Geek » 22 Nov 2016, 17:11

Urzzz1871 wrote:
No, as the streetview car is not on the crossing when the photo is taken, nor is the photo a head/rear on view of the train (tram).

Though I would accept a tram in the correct situation.
Oh, i missed that bit

This better?

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@53.75626 ... 312!8i6656

And TOO's: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.48625 ... 56!6m1!1e1 ?
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by The Orange One » 22 Nov 2016, 18:19

I can't see a fire engine!!
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by Tube Geek » 22 Nov 2016, 18:24

The Orange One wrote:
I can't see a fire engine!!
In the building??!!!
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by The Orange One » 23 Nov 2016, 00:56

Tube Geek wrote:
The Orange One wrote:
I can't see a fire engine!!
In the building??!!!
Come on, the door's closed!
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by Tube Geek » 23 Nov 2016, 06:59

The Orange One wrote:
Tube Geek wrote:
The Orange One wrote:
I can't see a fire engine!!
In the building??!!!
Come on, the door's closed!
So it doesn't count?
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by A Challenge » 23 Nov 2016, 08:17

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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by Tube Geek » 23 Nov 2016, 08:26

We've done that... It's now Fire Engine or mine, not sure which!
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Re: Google Street View treasure hunt!

Post by Urzzz1871 » 23 Nov 2016, 09:42

You can definitely see the fire engine (2 of them in fact) through the window, so I say it should probably count.
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