Saturday, February 28, 2015

Olney White Squirrels


YOU'RE SURE TO LIKE OLNEY
Home of the famous "white squirrels" is the theme of this attractive sign located at all entrances to the City of Olney, Illinois. Olney is a progressive and friendly community in southeastern Illinois. A city building for the future.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Lennox Hotel Smorgasbord


Smorgasbord
LENNOX HOTEL, GRAND PRAIRIE, TEXAS
This appetizing display of good things to eat shows why the Smorgasbord at The Lennox Hotel is so popular. The wide selection of attractive dishes appeals to the entire family.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Wawona Tunnel Tree


YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CALIFORNIA
"WAWONA" TUNNEL TREE
This famous tree is in the Mariposa Grove of big Trees, a pleasant drive of 36 miles from the hotels and camps tin Yosemite Valley. The "Wawona" tree is 227 feet tall, and 90 feet in circumference. In this grove more than six hundred giant Sequoias have been growing here for centuries. . . the earth's largest and oldest trees.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Gathering Maple Sap


GATHERING OF MAPLE SAP BEGINS WHILE SNOW IS ON THE GROUND

posttmarked Vermont, 1955

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

California Zephyr in Winter


A trip aboard the luxurious Vista-Dome California Zephyr during the winter months is filled with thrills, as the train travels for hundreds of miles through the very heart of the mighty Colorado Rockies during daylight hours.

BURLINGTON•RIO GRANDE•WESTERN PACIFIC

Monday, February 23, 2015

Map: Michigan


STATE OF MICHIGAN
"The Water Wonderland"
The extraordinary scenic beauty of Michigan, bordered as it is by the waters of Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron and Lake Erie over 11,000 inland Lakes, large number of streams and rivers, abundance of historical lore, together with its vast industry, combine to make Michigan truly a "tourist empire of the inland Seas."

used 1957

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Balanced Rock and Steamboat Rock


BALANCED ROCK and STEAMBOAT ROCK
The roadway from the western entrance of the Garden of the Gods separates famed Rocks, which attract countless visitors. Balanced Rock stands firmly on a seemingly pinpoint base. The "Deck" of the Steamboat Rock affords an excellent viewpoint.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Mount Rushmore National memorial


MT. RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL
BLACK HILLS, SOUTH DAKOTA
This plaque erected on the viewing terrace brings a close up look of the memorial — The shrine of democracy.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Hawaiian Luau


LUAU (Hawaiian Feast)
This Luau or Feast is traditional to Hawaii and usually consists of a tender pig wrapped in Ti leaves barbecued in an Imu, or ground oven.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Daytona Beach Characters


DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA
When there is 20 miles of beach to walk on, it is possible to see most anything.

postmarked 1981

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

B. Lloyd's Pecan Products


SPARKLERS      B. LLOYD'S      COW CREAMERS
"NUTS DID IT"
Home Office, Barnesville, Georgia
— WE SHIP —
Write for Our Mail Order Price List
Pecans — Pecan Candies — Jewelry — Tropical Jellies — Gifts — Novelties — 5% Discount on Fireworks with Card — ($2.00 or more). Fireworks, S. C. stores only. Stores on 301 — Santee, Bamberg, S. C. Nahunta, Acworth, Ga. U.S. 41 Latta, S.C. I-95 & S. C. 38.

FIREWORKS — WHITE CHOCOLATE

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Greetings from Kansas Turnpike



KANSAS TURNPIKE
One of the world's most beautiful and modern superhighways. there are no rail or highway grade crossings, stop lights or few of the hazards encountered on regular traffic-jammed highways.

Monday, February 16, 2015

Map: Door County, Wisconsin


DOOR COUNTY, WISCONSIN
The Door county Peninsula and Washington Island form one of the most unique vacationlands in the Great Lakes Region. The area features Beautiful Scenery, Sandy Beaches, Swimming, Fishing, Boating, Golfing, Winter Sports and Healthful Climate for the thousands of visitors who enjoy the Peninsula's unsurpassed accommodations.

postmarked 1969

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Pennsylvania Dutch Hex Signs


Pennsylvania Dutch Hex Signs
Colorful Hex Signs are used as barn decorations throughout the Pennsylvania Dutch Country. The different signs are believed to have many meanings, however as one Dutchman once said, "Mostly they are chust for pretty."

Color Photo by Marshall Dussinger

Friday, February 13, 2015

Paul Bunyan Smorgasbord


PAUL BUNYAN SMORGASBORD RESTAURANT
Located in the Markham Motor Lodge in beautiful Bemidji, Minnesota. Open 7 days a week, breakfast 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m./ Smorgasbord 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Quickie Luncheons. Banquet and meeting rooms available. Carry out and catering service. 
"Come and enjoy Paul's Famous Smorgasbord"

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Lincoln Memorial -- Springfield, Illinois


Bronze sculptured head of Lincoln shown with the renowned Lincoln Memorial at Springfield, Illinois. This famous site is reached from Chicago and St. Louis by Illinois Central's daily streamliner, the "Green Diamond."

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Greetings from Alabama


GREETINGS FROM ALABAMA
A — Birmingham, Steel Cemter of the South
L — Mobile's historic Bienville Square
A — DeSoto Falls, near Ft. Payne
B — Gorgas Library, Univ. of Ala. at Tuscaloosa
A — "Saturn" made in Huntsville
M — "The Grotto" - Bellingrath Gardens near Mobile
A — Wilson dam and Locks, the first T.V.A. Dam, located in the Muscle Shoals area

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Continental Trailways Golden Eagle


CONTINENTAL TRAILWAYS GOLDEN EAGLE
Welcome aboard for the highest in luxury in down to earth safety! Five Star Luxury Service offers hostess . . delicious foods . . restroom aboard!

See America at Scenery Level on Continental Trailways


Sunday, February 8, 2015

Chief Passamaquoddy


Chief Passamaquoddy, a famous landmark on U. S. #1 at Freeport, Maine.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Big Powderhorn Mountain Sign & Statue


BIG POWDERHORN MOUNTAIN SKI RESORT
Located between Bessemer and Ironwood, Michigan
The tallest skier statue in the world (27 ft.) stands at the entrance of  Powderhorn Road. Big Powderhorn is one of the largest and most complete ski resorts in the midwest, with 23 trails and 8 double chair lifts. Accommodations for 3000.

Friday, February 6, 2015

Nagel Groves Fruit


NAGEL GROVES
WINTER HAVEN, FLORIDA
Between Cypress Gardens and Bok Tower
Oranges, Grapefruit, Temples, Kings, 
Tangerines and Tangelos

Quick shipment by Express assures sound arrival of fresh, tasty fruit.
1/2 Bu. (30 lbs.) delivered ..........$4.20
1/2 Box (45 lbs.) delivered ...........5.75
Bushel (55 lbs.) delivered) ...........6.25
Box (90 lbs.) delivered .................9.00

SOUND ARRIVAL GUARANTEED

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Yukon Resort


YUKON RESORT
Located on Highway U. s. 2 - 17 miles north of St. Ignace, Michigan. fine food — We cater to families. Modern cabins. Try us for fishing and hunting accommodations.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Fresca Bottle House


GREETINGS FROM RODKOME GARDENS
Arcola, Illinois
Fresca Bottle House made from 2400 Fresca bottles is just one of the many things to see and do at ROCKOME GARDENS. Located 5 miles west of Arcola, Illinois. Open early spring to late fall.

Handwritten date 1973 on back

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Expo '74 by Amtrak


Don't miss Expo '74 in Spokane, Washington, the only World's Fair to be held in the U.S.A. during the '70s. Amtrak has several low-cost vacation packages to this international gathering of fun and educational exhibits showing "How Man Can Live, Work and Play in Harmony with His Environment."

Sunday, February 1, 2015

One Log House


Famous "ONE LOG" HOUSE cut from Redwood tree over 2100 years old. Art Schmock and a helper needed 8 months of hard labor to hollow out the log into a room 7 ft. high and 32 ft. long, weighing about 42 tons.
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