Motel Stevens

Motel Stevens, Carlsbad, NMMotel Stevens in Carlsbad, New Mexico. On the back:

MOTEL STEVENS
1 1/4 miles south of town on U.S. Highways 62, 180, and 285, CARLSBAD, NEW MEXICO
Near famous Carlsbad Caverns.
New, excellently equipped rooms with tiled showers and tub baths.
Operating Owner: W.C. CHILDRESS
Telephone 650 – P.O. Box 671
Stay with us when visiting Carlsbad Caverns

Boy, This is Some Town

Reno, Too Busy to WriteI’ve always gotten a kick out of the various “too busy to write” postcards, with their pre-fab remarks and check boxes. This Reno card has “Getting Married” as one selection and “Getting RENO-vated” just below that. Too funny.

The Biggest Little City in the World

The Biggest Little City in the WorldReno, Nevada, once known primarily as a venue for countless divorces. If you ever get the chance, watch the 1931 Wheeler and Woolsey comedy, Peach O’Reno, a hilarious look at Reno’s divorce machine. On the back:

RENO – the largest city in Nevada is ideally situated in the fertile meadows on the banks of the Truckee River, and surrounded by the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains. The abundant beauties and attractions of this cosmopolitan city, its zestful and sparkling life, justifies the claim to ‘The Biggest Little City in the World.’