This vintage Christmas postcard is a black and white sketch of a Victorian village with the only color being that of the street lamp and Christmas decorations. The sketch is well done with many details not only of the charming Victorian homes, but of the surrounding landscape with snow and Christmas decorations. The artist is […]
This vintage postcard is a black and white photograph from the early 1900s showing a Nevada baseball team posing for the team picture with words, “H.B. Baseball Team – 1904 -05.” It is a great look back into the days when small towns across America had teams that played each other on home grown fields. […]
This vintage black and white photograph, dated April 1901, shows a Baldwin Locomotive with the Engineer posing in the cab window. This train is called the Long island No. 1 at Morris Park, Long Island, N.Y. It is one of two 4-4-2 “camelbacks,” Class E.51.S, construction No. 18937, that Baldwin completed for the line in […]
The Currier and Ives Shop Front vintage postcard shows the store front at 115 Nassau St. in New York City around 1875, and the people in the doorway are believed to be the lead print operator Daniel Logan, and his son. The postcard shows the headquarters of the famous duo, Nathanial Currier and James Ives, […]
This vintage postcard shows a train wreck in the 1800s in the snow of Nevada. Here we see men digging the train out of the snow, while stopping to pose for the picture. The card says “V. & T.R.R. Wrecked 1889 Ploughing Snow, Gold Hill, Nevada.” This is a wreck of one of the Virginia […]
This great black and white vintage postcard shows a parade down the main street of Virginia City, Nevada circa 1902 – 1907. It is a wonderful glimpse into life in those days in a Western town like Virginia City. At the heart of the gold and silver mining strikes around Virginia City, the town shows […]
This black and white vintage postcard shows “The Narrows” in Cumberland, Maryland. The Narrows is the name for a beautiful and picturesque valley that passes through a gap in the mountains with high cliffs on either side at one point. It is a thousand-foot natural gap between Wills and Haystack mountains. This valley has become […]
This vintage postcard is dated 1909 and shows The Narrows Park in Cumberland Maryland. I lived there for some years, but am not sure where this park is. This may be an old marker from the Braddock Road in the center of the pond. I liked that the photographer caught a deer in the picture.