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By Joline
A few days ago Jennnnnnn uploaded some rural Pennsylvania mailboxes, and I said I would upload mine so here they are.
You can tell that they are no where near as picturesque as her very neat row. That's because I live in an area where most people only live in the summer, and on many different "fire roads". These are all sort of posted in one place on the corner for convenience of the mail lady. There is something very casual about living in a place where most of the "houses" are cabins.

Tags: General Rural Maine Mailboxes

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CarolG Plus
9 196 19 Greece
13 Dec 2012 12:24PM
We just have a row of metal tin boxes as our mail box delivery station, Joline, very dull and boring, nothing like the variety we can see here Smile Carol

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luckybry 6 3 Scotland
13 Dec 2012 12:26PM
well this is differnt and very well composed image
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
13 Dec 2012 12:30PM
Interesting image Joline.

In the UK must houses have letterboxes in the front doors and nothing as interesting as these.

taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
13 Dec 2012 12:45PM
Congratulations to your Mail lady---who is no doubt very adept at sorting athis gathering of mail boxes-- each unique and telling! A wonderful rural image!
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 12:51PM
Fascinating to read about and see this line-up. I imagine the red flags are there to indicate whether mail has been delivered. An unusual telephoto shot, much appreciated for the insight it offers.
mrswoolybill Plus
9 986 1501 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 12:55PM
Each one seems to have a very strong character. I suspect that this reflects the owners...
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
13 Dec 2012 1:10PM
Pick Me! Pick Me! A great collection of mail boxes Joline........Sandy
7 10 10 England
13 Dec 2012 1:36PM
These facinate me Joline - something we don't have in the UK - well not in England, can't speak for the Highlands of Scotland where there are some remote dwellings. This lot make for a colourful show.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
13 Dec 2012 1:37PM
Fascinating shot Joline and a real insight to one part of the life of rural communities.
ChiliMan 10 135 17 Singapore
13 Dec 2012 1:57PM
I've never seen anything like this and I love it SmileSmile Makes a lot of sense with regards to the mail lady.

Lovely sun in this and so beautifully shot, Joline. I love these slices of life from different parts of the world.

Meheecho 3 275 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 2:23PM
Unusual and colourful shot--well spotted
AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
13 Dec 2012 2:31PM
I wonder if each mailbox reflects the personality of it's owner? In our neighborhood most of the boxes are encased in a stone structure - each using the type of stonework used in the house. We don't have separate boxes for the newspapers though.

I think somewhere I actually have an image of a row of mailboxes. They make for a fine example of perspective also.

danbrann Plus
12 628 17
13 Dec 2012 2:33PM
Something else we don't have in this country. Generally we have a slit in our doors with the mail man pops the letter through.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
13 Dec 2012 2:59PM
You've Got Mail Smile Lovely organised chaos, Joline.

Tibetan 4 3 England
13 Dec 2012 3:03PM
A good mixture of boxes Joline, a mish mash of colours but who cares it fun to see, like it regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
carper123 Plus
4 927 8 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 4:16PM
Nice one, Joline, bit of a headache for the postman i bet.
Well done.
Darryl. SmileSmile x
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 5:20PM
A wonderfully different photograph Joline, so glad that you posted it.

Regards Nathan
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 6:27PM
That looks a great place to leave the junk mailGrin, instead of the kitchen worktopTongueTongue
Humblebee 4 1 England
13 Dec 2012 9:04PM
We had boring metal boxes in Australia, but could add a sticker saying No Junk Mail which was good as most was too big for it anyway - now had they been like your captivating row of colourful mail boxes Joline, you wouldn't have even minded the junk mail - ours had a lever to show when you had mail though ... Carol Grin
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2012 11:12PM
What a row of different mail boxes!
I suppose it helps Mail delivery person to distinguish between the families
but the lack of uniformity does jar the eye.
CaroleS Plus
6 423 3 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2012 7:59AM
All different and some at a jaunty angle - a very good capture.
14 Dec 2012 10:09AM
Glad I am not the postman
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
14 Dec 2012 12:50PM
very fascinating. I love the little red arms Smile
our mail box is only 100 steps from the front door, the hamlet sports mainly dull ones.
16 Dec 2012 6:01AM
nice "line" Tongue

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