by Neil Carleton
According to the ‘Rural Mail Guidelines’ of Canada Post, the bottom of a rural mailbox should be approximately 100 cm (39 inches) above the roadway. The preferred height is 105 cm (42 inches). The mailbox must be upright and securely attached to a fixed post or an arm on a lever, and must not be allowed to swing freely.
This short article examines a variety of supports that keep mailboxes aloft during all seasons in Mississippi Mills.
My final article, number 6 in the series, will conclude with airmail boxes and other roadside treasures in Mississippi Mills.