Direct border markers 0854 behind marker 0855 at the Šarkiai
– Meitene railway border crossing, photographed towards southwest. To left
is the old Lithuanian, and to right the old Latvian concrete border marker from 1930.
Only one another place one can still see a full pair of the old Latvian and
Lithuanian concrete markers, namely at
Obeliai – Eglaine railway crossing.
56° 21' 49"N 23° 39' 31"E.
Old photograph from about 1930. Same markers as on the photo above. The Lithuanian marker
(to the left) is with the Gediminas columns on the top and the Latvian is to
the right. Both markers
carry their country's coat of arms. These markers were of a special type
usually put at major international crossing points. In the background
is border marker no. 221 (from wood).