Chetek River Vintage Wisconsin Postcard

This vintage Wisconsin postcard shows the Chetek River which runs due south, south west from Chetek Lake which is part of the six lakes in the area of Chetek, Wisconsin. It is a beautiful view of the river, the river road with old-fashioned cars driving by, the trees, flowers, mountains and brilliant sunset. The Chetek […]

Emerald Bay Vintage Lake Tahoe Postcard

This vintage postcard shows Emerald Bay in Lake Tahoe in vivid, beautiful colors. Emerald Bay is a state park on the southwest side of Lake Tahoe in California, located twenty-two miles south of Tahoe City.  It contains the only island in Lake Tahoe, Fannette Island, located in the bay. In 1969, Emerald Bay was designated […]

Horsehoe Falls Vintage Niagara Falls Postcard

This 1910 vintage postcard view of the Horseshoe Falls from Goat Island at Niagara Falls is quite beautiful. The postcard has been printed from a painting of the falls with lovely colors in the spray and background. The Horseshoe Falls, so named for their shape being that of a horseshoe, are the largest of the […]

Niagara Falls Illuminated at Night Vintage Postcard

Here you see Prospect Point on Niagara Falls under illumination by floodlight in 1939. This was a new feature at the falls as the postcard relates on the back. When the new floodlights are marching across the Falls, and resting on either or both of the American and Canadian faces of them or playing in […]

Vintage Niagara Falls Postcard View of the Horsehoe and American Falls

This vintage Niagara Falls postcard is dated 1942, showing a view of both the Horseshoe and American falls from the Niagara River Gorge entrance. If you look closely you can see the old Maid of the Mist boats in the water. Notice the white water and eddies created by the force of water from the […]

Niagara River Gorge Vintage Postcard

This is a great, colorful view of the Niagara River Gorge as it looked in 1908. This gorge has been created by the fall of the water from Niagara Falls into the Niagara River. The falls drop into a somewhat large area that is like a small bay. Then, the river narrows as it races […]

Summer at Niagara Falls Vintage Postcard

This vintage Niagara Falls postcard shows three paintings of the Falls area one in a rectangular golden square, one in a golden circle, and the third in a golden triangle. It is a pretty postcard and old, pre-1907, with undivided back. The words sent to loved one or friend must be written on the front, […]

Niagara Falls and Coke Ovens Vintage Postcard

One wonders why a postcard like this was printed? What do Niagara Falls and Coke Ovens in Pennsylvania have to do with each other? Interestingly, in the early 1900s, this type of postcard was not unusual. Postcards were often advertisements to promote America in different ways. This vintage postcard is actually a promotion of not […]

View of Niagara Falls from the Maid of the Mist Vintage Postcard

This 1910 vintage postcard shows a view of Niagara Falls from the deck of the Maid of the Mist tour boat. Today, you can still board the Maid of the Mist donning plastic rain slickers and hats to see Niagara Falls from the base of each waterfall. This postcards says that in 1910, On of […]

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 […]