Roadside America - Skyline Parkway Motor Court Motel Waynesboro Viriginia linen postcard
Skyline Parkway Motor Court Motel Waynesboro Viriginia linen postcard
Located on the top of the Blue Ridge Mountains - offering "cool, comfortable, modern cottages ... each with an unsurpassed view of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. The full parking lot suggests it was a popular place to stay. Perhaps it was the Howard Johnson restaurant and the Gulf Service station adjacent to the motel that sealed the deal.
Roadside America - 7 Gables Motel Restaurant Lake Cumberland Burnside Kentucky linen postcard
7 Gables Motel & Restaurant Burnside Kentucky linen postcard
Visiting Lake Cumberland, KY in the 1950s? Why not pull off US Highway 27 at Burnside and stay the night - comfortable beds, tile baths, air conditioned restaurant open 5 am to 10 pm, serving the finest food in the South.
Steamer Avalon on the Catalina Island - Los Angeles run in the 1910s.
The steamer Avalon on the Catalina Island run in the 1910s. 300 feet long and 42 feet beam she was equipped with two oil-burning engines producing about 1500 horsepower each. The caption on the reverse of the postcard also describes the Avalon as a "floating palace" equipped with state rooms, de luxe cabins, rest rooms and two "magnificent ballrooms".
Electric Shovel in action Coal Mining in SE Kansas linen postcard
An industrial monster in action as depicted on a linen postcard. Electric powered, the caption on the reverse records this shovel has a 33 cubic yard bucket that is able to uncover coal at a depth of 45 feet. It could complete a cycle performance in 50 seconds.
The Plaza Bowl Bowling Alley Kansas City MO linen postcard
Let's Go Bowling at the Plaza Bowl at 430 Alameda Road Kansas City Missouri. This linen postcard showing the Plaza's bowling lanes, is dated 1948 on the reverse.
Unfortunately as is often the case with such delicate paper or cardboard items it has some creasing that lowers its quality but the image is still a stunning example of some of the better linen postcards produced between 1935 and the early 1960s.
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