Vintage Niagara Falls Postcard of the American Falls

This vintage Niagara Falls Postcard from 1910 shows the American Falls and the International Railway Bridge across the Niagara River. The International Railway Bridge, built in 1873 by the International Bridge Company, allows trains to cross the Niagara River between Fort Erie, Ontario and Buffalo, New York. The construction of this bridge at this point […]

Bridal Veil Falls Vintage Niagara Falls Postcard

This vintage Niagara Falls postcard shows Bridal Veil Falls on the American side with the Cave of the Winds behind it. Although this postcard is newer and brighter than the Cave of the Winds postcard, it is still older than 1920 because we see the bridge to the Cave of the Winds allowing people to […]

Cave of the Winds Vintage Niagara Falls Postcard

This is a very old postcard, dated 1900, showing a lithograph of the Cave of the Winds at Niagara Falls, New York. The Cave of the Winds was actually a hollowed out cave behind Bridal Veil Falls on the American side of the Niagara Falls. At the time of this postcard, people could reach the […]

Snowy Christmas Eve Postcard

This reprint of an Andrew Melrose painting of Christmas Eve in the early 1900s shows the sun setting on a snowy country road. Snow covered homes can be seen along the road that winds past the local Church and over a bridge with icing creek below. People are arriving at Church on foot or in […]

Panther Hollow Lake in Schenley Park Vintage Postcard

This 1910 vintage postcard shows a couple boating across a lake by moonlight. The lake is Panther Hollow Lake in Schenley Park which borders Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens of Pittsburgh. A very romantic setting for the couple in the postcard with moonlight streaming across the lake. It’s a great view of an early 1900s […]

Pittsburgh By Night Vintage Postcard

This vintage postcard shows downtown Pittsburgh By Night in 1931. It shows a very interesting view of Pittsburgh at night across the Monongahela river from the summit on the south shore of Pittsburgh’s river, “The Mon”. The bridge is the Wabash Bridge (a railroad bridge) built in 1902 – 1904. The superstructure was removed in […]

Pittsburgh Vintage Postcard – Point Park in 1931

This vintage postcard shows a view of the rivers of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1931 at what is today Point Park, where the Ohio River, the Allegheny River, and the Monongahela River all meet to form a triangle of land. In this picture, the park had not been built yet. Notice the steam ships and barges […]

Pittsburgh Vintage Postcard – Point Park in 1800s

This vintage postcard shows a view of the rivers of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the late 1800s at what is today Point Park, where the Ohio River, the Allegheny River, and the Monongahela River all meet to form a triangle of land. In this picture, the park had not been built yet. Notice the steam ships […]

Multnomah Falls Vintage Postcard

This vintage postcard, from 1935, shows Multnomah Falls in Oregon and the Benson Foot Bridge spanning it. Multnomah Falls is one of the most spectacular sites to see in Oregon. The second highest water fall in the United States, Multnomah Falls, is the largest of many falls seen along the highway. A huge volume of […]

The Narrows of Cumberland Maryland Vintage Postcard

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 […]