Saturday, October 31, 2015

Summit Pikes Peak


WELCOME SIGN AT TOP
PIKES PEAK, COLORADO
This interesting sign greets the visitors on reaching the summit of the famous mountain. Groups of people may have their pictures taken, with this fitting background, for a lasting memento of their trip to summit, elevation 14,110 feet.

Friday, October 30, 2015

Boston Produce Market


OLD BOSTON PRODUCE MARKET
Boston, Massachusetts
In colonial times Boston set aside a market area where farmers set up shop on the cobblestone streets. almost unchanged in 200 years, the Boston Market has become one of New England's most colorful institutions. Quality is high and prices are exceptionally low.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Flamingo Hotel


FLAMINGO HOTEL
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
One of the show-spots of Las Vegas, Nevada. World-famous for its fine hotel accommodations and excellent shows.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Duluth-Superior Harbor


A THRILLING SIGHT
The French Ship Rocroi enters the Duluth-Superior thru the famous Aerial Lift Bridge. Also shown is the Streamliner an Excursion Boat. A tug helps guide the 13,000 bulk cargo carrier Rocroi, which is 555' feet long with a 69' beam and a 27' draft.

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Monday, October 26, 2015

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Devils Lake Sign


DEVILS LAKE
North Dakota

So named because of its strong alkali waters, this lovely lake in the wooded area of North Dakota is being restored by waters diverted from the gigantic garrison Dam project. The thriving city of Devils Lake was settled in 1880 and serves as a trade center for the region. Just south of the lake is Sully's Hill National Park, an important wild animal preserve.

Friday, October 23, 2015

Captain Frank's Boston Mackerel


CAPTAIN FRANK'S SEAFOOD HOUSE
May be reached by land, sea, or air. On Cleveland's E. 9th St. Pier, adjacent to the Downtown Airport, and only 300 ft. away from ballgames at Cleveland's Stadium. While waiting for the finest, and most delightful dinner on Lake Erie's shores. Cap'n Frank invites you for a ride on his yacht. Varied menu includes fish, fresh caught from Cap'n Frank's boats.
 

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Palms Court


PALMS COURT
Waycross, Georgia
On U. S. 1 & 23 At The South City Limits
20 Modern Air Conditioned Units With Tubs or Showers. City Water, Free Room T.V. Well Situated Back From Highway. Room Phones. Adult and Kiddie Pools.

Handwritten on the back: Stayed here Dec 18, 1967

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Murphy Groves


Home of Famous
Caloosahatchee Valley Fruits
MURPHY GROVES
Located on U. S. 80
20 Miles East of Fort Myers
Alva, Florida

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Fly Eastern Air Lines


The four Turbo Compound powered engines of Eastern's new Super-C Constellation deliver 13,000 horsepower for super speed and super dependability!



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Saturday, October 17, 2015

Sign of "Good Things to Eat"


Hopperton's Step Inn
(restaurant) 
Located on highway U.S. 27 in downtown Cheboygan. One of Northern Michigan's outstanding eating places. Well known for its unusual menu: Sandwiches — Salads — Fresh-water fish — Seafood — Steak and chicken. All-electric cooking equipment. Complete dinners or a la carte service. Owned and operated by Walter and Lucille Hopperton. 

Friday, October 16, 2015

Deluxe Electric Range


More free time to shop, visit, relax — plus dependable results every time! That's what this versatile new CROSLEY can mean to you. Cook whole oven meals automatically with the MASTERMIND . . . Enjoy uniform baking in the "Bake-Best" Oven — proved best in hundreds of tests . . . Select any of seven surface heat speeds with just the push of a button! You'll love the new CROSLEY'S with their handy divided tops — set your heart on seeing them soon!


Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Santa Fe Train at Raton Pass



ASCENDING RATON PASS
Raton Pass, the highest point on the Santa fe Railroad between Chicago and California, has an altitude of 7,622 feet.

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Monday, October 12, 2015

Map: California Inland Empire


GREETINGS FROM
The California Inland Empire
This colorful "Empire" extends into the San Bernadino, Riverside, and Los Angeles counties.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Saturday, October 10, 2015

45th Parallel Sign


When you have practically reached the northernmost point in N.H., this sign proclaims that you are only half-way to the North Pole!

Photo by Don Sieburg

 

Friday, October 9, 2015

Union Pacific Railroad Dining Car


THE "CITY OF DENVER" DINING CAR
When you board this sleek overnight Streamliner in Chicago or Denver, you're assured of a marvelous meal, graciously served, in the attractively appointed dining car. Traveling in Pullman or reserved Coach seat you arrive fully refreshed.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Desert Inn Hotel


WILBUR CLARK'S DESERT INN, Las Vegas, Nevada
This famous hotel is one of the show places of the West, with one of the nation's most beautiful swimming pools.

Color photo by Union Pacific R.R.
COPYRIGHT FERRIS H. SCOTT, SANTA ANA, CALIF. 1954

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Jefferson Lines Fat Cat Express


JEFFERSON LINES
FAT CAT EXPRESS
Fast As Air — Half The Fare
BETWEEN DOWNTOWN MINNEAPOLIS
AND DOWNTOWN ROCHESTER
Including continental breakfast, afternoon snack, coffee, tea, soft drinks served by a Hostess.
Boarding Points
Minneapolis: Bus Terminal and International Airport
Rochester: Bus Terminal, Mayo clinic, St. Mary's Hospital, Methodist Hosp.
(Reservation only)

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Monday, October 5, 2015

Map: California Missions


THE CALIFORNIA MISSIONS
Built between 1769 and 1823, Father Serra, his companions and successors down to 1833, baptized over 90,000 Indians who lived along the coast of who came into the Missions from the central valleys. During the rule of Mexico, the Missions were secularized and confiscated, the Indians dispersed and most of the Missions falling at least into partial ruin. All have been restored in whole or in part during the past 63 years (beginning with Carmel in 1884). The purpose of the Missions was to convert the Indians to Christianity and to teach them civilization on the Spanish pattern.

 

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Friday, October 2, 2015

Ball Canning Jars


BALL CAN OR FREEZ JARS


postmarked 1960
from BALL BROTHERS COMPANY
Consumer Service Department
Muncie, Indiana
 

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Elephant Hotel


ELEPHANT HOTEL, ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.
The only elephant in the world you can go through and come out alive. This famous building was erected in 1885. The elephant contains ten rooms. Its interior is visited by thousands.


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