Two scenes from parks in Cleveland, Ohio, both dating from the “undivided back” era. (1901-1907)
It’s hard to beat a good underpass postcard, isn’t it? This one shows Pine Street in Abilene, Texas.
This linen postcard shows the bath house and bandstand that is located at the municipal swimming pool in Sherman, Texas. You can see a postcard view of the pool itself here.
Sadly I wasn’t able to learn much about A. T. Lloyd, but many references were found to his estate in the Highland Park neighborhood of Dallas. Built in 1915, this six acre residence was designed for Mr. Lloyd and his wife Rose by architect Herbert Greene and purchased for $22,500, a record price for Dallas real estate.
Traversing Colfax County, New Mexico and Las Animas County, Colorado, Raton Pass is a mountain pass that was used by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. This Fred Harvey postcard has this description on the reverse:
Raton Tunnel, the highest point on the Santa Fe. Altitude 7,622 feet. The Tunnel at Raton Pass is fifteen miles beyond Trinidad. The Santa Fe has recently completed a secon Tunnel considerably below the original Tunnel.
The post office in Auburn, New York. Mailed in 1912, a brief message written on the back reads, “I am right here at present – E. Griffin”.
The sports arena at Indiana’s Camp Atterbury. Construction on the camp was begun just following the Pearl Harbor attack, with four U.S. Army infantry divisions, the 30th, 83rd, 92nd, and 106th, having trained here.
Dating from around 1940, this linen postcard shows the Methodist Hospital in Dallas, Texas.
There must be a million postcard views of the Atlantic City boardwalk. This linen card is a good one.
The 35-foot Confederate Monument in Portsmouth, Virginia is located at the corner of High and Court Streets. The granite monument was constructed between 1876 and 1893 and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.