A fire hydrant manhole cover type found in the whole prefecture but with the emblem of Gotemba City!
The other day I had the occasion to visit again again Gotemba City in the Eastern part of Shizuoka Prefecture for the first time in many years and could at last manage to check all the manhole covers in town.
They are quite easy to discover as they all within walking distance for the station north exit!
This the main manhole cover symbolizing Gotemba City and remiding visitors that once a D 52-type steam locomotive used to stop there!
The same manhole cover in color (only a few of them!) with Mount Fuji and cherry blossoms!
This smaller valve cover is fairly new and comes into two different types!
The second type!
I wonder what the birds are?
Small white covers with the original design can be found in many places!
Otherwise many other types, both neutral and colored common to the whole Prefecture can be found along your steps!
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