Friday, July 31, 2015

The Franciscan Restaurant


The Franciscan RESTAURANT
Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, Calif.
is designed in a three-tiered arrangement, providing all patrons with an unobstructed view of a most beautiful expanse of the Bay, Alcatraz Island and the City. In this unusual atmosphere discerning diners partake of the finest food and drink available anywhere.



Thursday, July 30, 2015

Howard Johnson's Motor Lodge


HOWARD JOHNSON'S Motor Lodge
Toll gate #1.
At he Southern Terminus of the New Jersey Turnpike.
Penns Grove, N.J.

© 1967

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The Old Woman's Shoe


THE OLD WOMAN'S SHOE
STORY BOOK ISLAND
Rapid City, Black Hills, S. D.
A feature of the Rapid City Parks Department, Story Book Island is sponsored by the Rapid City Rotary Club. Located in beautiful Sioux Park in the center of the city, this park is the dream of every child come true. It is a fantasy of design, color, animation and music to delight the child and adult alike.

postmarked 1961

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Interstate 75


INTERSTATE NO. 75
The modern way to travel, along America's great Interstate System — Interstate Highway 75 enters Kentucky below Cincinnati, then to Lexington, through the Blue Grass Country, then south through Berea, Mt. Vernon, Corbin and to the Tennessee Line and South.

postmarked 1975
 
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Saturday, July 25, 2015

The Dog TEam


THE DOG TEAM — 4 miles north of Middlebury, Vermont on U. S. Route 7. Built in an historic spot on the bank of the rushing New Haven River. Simple Vermont Roods served in real New England manner have made THE DOG TEAM known the World over.


Thursday, July 23, 2015

Chicago's Fabulous Gold Coast


THE FABULOUS GOLD COAST FRINGING ON LAKE MICHIGAN
Towering apartment buildings rule the shore of Lake Michigan, in the strip where years ago the mansions of Chicago's mighty gave this area its name, "The Gold Coast."


Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Dick's Cafe & Curio Shop


The Famous Dick's Cafe
St. George, Utah
From an 8 stool counter in 1935 to its present large horseshoe counter and two dining rooms, accommodating over 200 people. An established landmark in Southern Utah on U. S. Highway 91. Genial E. N. "Dick" Hammer, well known for his many years as a rodeo contestant and announcer, offers you the best in true western hospitality.


Tuesday, July 21, 2015

California Zephyrs Meeting


East and west-bound California Zephyrus meet daily in beautiful Glenwood Canyon of the Colorado River — near the half-way point on the scenic route between Chicago and San Francisco.


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Monday, July 20, 2015

Map: Greetings from New Mexico


Nickname — Sunshine State
1960 Population — 951,023
Entered the Union, Jan 6, 1912
 

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Spectacular Tall Sign


SOUTH
OF THE
BORDER
Pedro's Spectacular 100 foot tall sign! Largest free-standing sign East of the Mississippi! Landmark from air or Turnpike, night or day!


Friday, July 17, 2015

The Glockenspiel


The Glockenspiel
Fleetwood, Penna.
Located on U.S. 222 - 2½ miles west of Kutztown. View of French Room lobby and waitress about to serve a cheese tray — an after dinner specialty. Listed in Duncan Hines adventures in good eating.

 

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Greetings from Chicago -- Just Bought the Wrigley Building


CHICAGO TRIBUNE — MICHIGAN AVENUE BRIDGE
The Tribune Tower on North Michigan Avenue contains the plant of the Chicago Tribune. Its observatory is one of the best places to survey the Chicago area. The Wrigley Building stands on the other side of the Michigan Avenue Bridge bridgehead.

postmarked 1958

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Sam's Cafe


SAM'S CAFE
Demopolis, Alabama
Intersection of Hiway 80 & 43
Noted for Fine Foods
Steaks, Chicken, Seafoods & Regular Dinners


Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Amtrak Coast Starlight/Daylight


Amtrak's Coast Starlight/Daylight, operating between Seattle and Los Angeles, is typical of the many fine intercity Amtrak passenger trains designed to provide safe, comfortable, fast service clear across America.


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Monday, July 13, 2015

The Bunkhouse Motel


Bunkhouse Motel
One half mile south of Baken Park
Rapid City, South Dakota
Private tile baths, tub and shower combination.
Cool, quiet atmosphere, Western Motif.
Gentle Western Saddle Horses in Season.


Saturday, July 11, 2015

Mohave River-Bed Trail


STORY OF THE MOHAVE TRAIL
The great MOHAVE DESERT ranges over 50 blistering valleys and wind scarred hills. In ancient geologic time great chains of warm lakes was linked by the Mojave River. The area supported a life of tropical verdure and roaming prehistoric animals. Today the road follows the dry Mojave River, passes numerous small desert towns, rises several times over low mountain chains and crosses over cracked mud flats and dry lakes.

 

Friday, July 10, 2015

Luau Pig


LUAU PIG . . . is the main dish at every feast in Hawaii. Cooked with hot stones in an imu, a Polynesian underground oven.


Thursday, July 9, 2015

Heap Big Injun


SOUTH
OF THE
BORDER
South Carolina at the N. C. - S. C. Border
Pedro's HEAP BIG INJUN. Him guard over Electric Circus and Pedro's Camp Grounds. Him make super photos for all buffs. Heap Big Chief also got wives an' plenty real live Injuns on Pedro's staff to explain eet all!


Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Pressing Grapes


PRESSING GRAPES
Workmen prepare the grapes before they are put under the huge hydraulic presses. Each grape variety is pressed separately in order to insure the fine quality of  GREAT WESTERN Wines.

From the cellars of the Pleasant Valley Wine Co., located in Rheims, Hammondsport, New York producers of Great Western New York State Champagne and Still Wines.


Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Pan Am's 707 Jet Clipper


PAN AM ®
WORLD'S MOST EXPERIENCED AIRLINE


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Monday, July 6, 2015

Map: Greetings from New Jersey


Nickname — Garden State
1960 Population — 6,066,782
Area in Sq. Miles — 8,224
Entered the Union, Dec. 18,1787


Saturday, July 4, 2015

King Street Signpost


THE END OF KING STREET
Charleston, S. C.
Charleston's principal thoroughfare, King Street follows the old King's Highway through the entire length of the city ending here at the Battery. This view from the Fort Sumter Hotel overlooks Battery Park and is the distance the Atlantic Ocean.

photographed by Ernest Ferguson

Friday, July 3, 2015

Farmer's Market


FARMER'S MARKET
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
A fabulous array of the best of everything to eat is on display every day at this vast open air market. Fruits, Meats, condiments and baked goods are in profusion. Shops of all descriptions abound, and several restaurants serve the thousands of visitors delicious meals daily.


Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Bob Hope's Palm Springs Home


PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
Bob Hope's beautiful Palm Springs, California home and swimming pool.

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