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Present Day Secondary Highway 551 Photographs


HWY 540 #18 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 540 #19 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Distance guide sign on eastbound Hwy 540 at M'Chigeeng. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing east along Hwy 540 from the Hwy 551 Junction in M'Chigeeng. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 540 #26 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 540 #27 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Junction sign assembly on westbound Hwy 540 approaching the Hwy 551 Junction in M'Chigeeng. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing south along Hwy 551 towards Mindemoya from the Hwy 540 Junction in M'Chigeeng. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 540 #20 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 540 #21 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Junction assembly at the northern terminus of Hwy 551 at Hwy 540 in M'Chigeeng. From here, traffic can either follow Hwy 540 West to Gore Bay or follow Hwy 540 East to Little Current. Coincidentally, this highway junction lies at the exact midpoint between these two towns - both towns lie 32 km away from M'Chigeeng. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Approaching the northern terminus of Hwy 551 in M'Chigeeng. Apart from Hwy 6, Hwy 551 is the only other north-south highway across Manitoulin Island. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 540 #25 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 540 #23 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing west along Hwy 540 towards Gore Bay at the Hwy 551 Junction in M'Chigeeng. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing east along Hwy 540 at the Hwy 551 Junction in M'Chigeeng. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 540 #24 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 540 #22 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Approaching the Hwy 551 Junction on Hwy 540 in M'Chigeeng, facing east. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing west along Hwy 540 towards Gore Bay from the Hwy 551 Junction in M'Chigeeng. See an Enlarged Photo here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 542 #28 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 542 #29 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - View of Hwy 542 (King Street) in Mindemoya, facing west near Forest Street. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing east along Hwy 542 (King Street) from the Hwy 551 North Junction in Mindemoya. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 542 #30 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 542 #31 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Approaching the Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 North Junction in Mindemoya, facing west towards Gore Bay. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Junction sign assembly on westbound Hwy 542 approaching the Hwy 551 North Junction. As the signs indicate, Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 begin an overlapped route in Mindemoya. These two highways have shared a concurrent route between Mindemoya and Dryden's Corners ever since the two highways were first established in 1956. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 542 #32 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 542 #33 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - View of Yonge Street (Hwy 551 North) at King Street (Hwy 542) in Mindemoya, facing north. The two highways meet in the centre of the village. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Junction sign assembly and destination guide signs at the Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 North Junction in Mindemoya. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 542 #34 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 542 #35 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing north along Yonge Street (Hwy 551 North) from King Street (Hwy 542) in Mindemoya. Hwy 551 heads north from Mindemoya to M'Chigeeng (West Bay), where it connects with Hwy 540 half-way between Little Current and Gore Bay. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Approaching the Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 North Junction in Mindemoya, facing south. At King Street, Hwy 551 turns right and heads west concurrently with Hwy 542 for about 10 km to Dryden's Corners. From there, Hwy 551 resumes its route south to Providence Bay, where the highway comes to an end beside Lake Huron. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 542 #36 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 542 #37 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Approaching the Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 North Junction in Mindemoya, facing east. At Yonge Street, the overlapped route of Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 comes to an end. Hwy 542 continues east towards Sandfield, while Hwy 551 resumes its route north towards M'Chigeeng (West Bay). See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing west towards Dryden's Corners along King Street (Hwy 542 & Hwy 551) from Yonge Street in Mindemoya. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 542 #38 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 542 #39 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing east along King Street (Hwy 542 & Hwy 551) from Nixon Street in Mindemoya. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Distance guide sign on westbound Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 near the western entrance to Mindemoya. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 542 #40 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 542 #41 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing east along Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 approaching the western entrance to Mindemoya. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing west along Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 from McAllister Road, located about 4 km west of Mindemoya. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 542 #42 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 542 #43 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Dual Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 route markers near Mindemoya Lake. It is a very uncommon occurrence to have an overlapped route between two Ontario Secondary Highways. Typically, Secondary Highways are local (and often dead-end) highways, which seldom continue for enough of a distance that they would ever run concurrently with another route. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing west along Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 approaching Mindemoya Lake. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 542 #44 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 542 #45 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Roadside park along Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 at Mindemoya Lake, located about 6 km west of Mindemoya. This small but popular park is situated on a narrow strip of land sandwiched between the highway and the southern shore of Mindemoya Lake. The park features several picnic tables, parking and toilets. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Scenic view of Mindemoya Lake from the roadside park on Hwy 542 & Hwy 551. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 542 #46 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 542 #47 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Facing west along Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 near Monument Corners, about 8 km west of Mindemoya. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - View of Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 between Monument Corners and Dryden's Corners, facing east towards Mindemoya. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 542 #48 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 542 #49 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Junction assembly on westbound Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 approaching Dryden's Corners. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Approaching the Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 South Junction at Dryden's Corners, facing west. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 542 #50 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 542 #52 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Distance guide sign on eastbound Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 at Dryden's Corners. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing east along Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 towards Mindemoya from Dryden's Corners. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 542 #51 - © Cameron Bevers

Above - Dual Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 route marker assembly at the start of the overlapped route at Dryden's Corners. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 542 #57 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 542 #58 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Fingerboard guide signs and junction sign assembly at the Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 South Junction at Dryden's Corners. After sharing an overlapped route for about 10 km, Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 part ways at Dryden's Corners. Hwy 551 turns left and resumes its route south towards Providence Bay, while Hwy 542 turns right and continues west towards Gore Bay. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Facing west along Hwy 542 towards Gore Bay from the Hwy 551 South Junction at Dryden's Corners. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on July 2, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 542 #59 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 542 #60 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Approaching the Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 South Junction at Dryden's Corners, facing south towards Providence Bay. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Junction sign assembly on eastbound Hwy 542 approaching the Hwy 551 South Junction at Dryden's Corners. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 542 #53 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 542 #55 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Junction sign assembly on northbound Hwy 551 approaching the Hwy 542 Junction at Dryden's Corners. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Fingerboard guide signs on northbound Hwy 551 at Dryden's Corners. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 542 #56 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 542 #63 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 Junction at Dryden's Corners, facing north. From here, traffic can either continue straight ahead towards Spring Bay and Gore Bay via Hwy 542 West, or turn right and head east via Hwy 542 East & Hwy 551 to Mindemoya. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Junction sign assembly at the Hwy 542 & Hwy 551 Junction at Dryden's Corners, facing north. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on July 2, 2005  -  © Cameron Bevers)





HWY 542 #54 - © Cameron Bevers             HWY 542 #61 - © Cameron Bevers

Left - Distance guide sign on southbound Hwy 551 at Dryden's Corners. The highway reaches its southern terminus in Providence Bay, located about 5 km ahead. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)

Right - Distance guide sign on westbound Hwy 542 at Dryden's Corners. See an Enlarged Photo Here.
(Photograph taken on August 15, 2016  -  © Cameron Bevers)




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