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 […]

Old Tahoe Train Vintage Postcard

This vintage postcard shows an old Lake Tahoe train locomotive called, the No. 1 Glenbrook, at the Train Museum in Reno, Nevada. No. 1 Glenbrook was the name of the train that ran the “narrow gauge line” between Truckee, California and Lake Tahoe, delivering visitors to the lake. People could come up from the San […]

Lake Tahoe Tavern Vintage Postcard

This vintage postcard shows the Lake Tahoe Tavern which was built in 1901 and has been a famous vacation retreat for Tahoe seekers since then. Just one quarter of a mile south of Tahoe City, California, it is on the western shore of Lake Tahoe surrounded by the immense pines and backed by the beauty […]

Sunrise over Emerald Bay Lake Tahoe Vintage Postcard

This vintage postcard shows Emerald Bay in Lake Tahoe and is approximately thirty to forty years old (based on the lack of buildings on the shoreline). It was found in an antique store in Lake Tahoe, shellacked onto a piece of varnished wood. The view is from a mountain vista point above Emerald Bay, on […]

Donner Lake California Vintage Postcard

Historic Postcard Written by Patty Reed? This postcard is dated June 14, 1910 showing Donner Lake near Truckee, California. If you look closely at the writing on the front you can see the words “Patty Reed” over the lake, “Mrs. Frank Lewis” above the shoreline, and to the right between the trees (from left to […]