Tuesday, September 23, 2008
The Perkins Building, aka Old condon Bank, as it was in 1892 and as it stand towday in the Coffyville Plaza. It was one of two banks robbed by the Dalton Gang in 1892.
The Coffeyville Area Chamber of Commerce sent this card>
Night life thrives at Truckee's historic Commercial Row. The famous Truckee Hotel, cornerstone of Commercial row, continues to attract weary visitors just as it has done since the 1800s.
The Truckee Donner Chamber of Commerce . It is a wonderful place on the way to Lake Tahoe (last gas sometimes)
The city of Ashland was founded in 1815 and was part of the Lincoln Highway from 1913-1927. Enjoy our many sporting events, horse shows, symphony, ballet, theate, concerts and festivals. Tour our beautiful farms, drive our scenic country roads, and browse our unique specialty shops. Will you have a great time in Ashland County? Absolutely!
Greetings from Ashland came from the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce.
The water towers in Pratt Ks were built in the early 1900's. The Hot and Cold was added in 1956 by a pratical joker a title that has been retained.
Pratt Area Chamber Of Commerce and Economic Development sent this card. It’s rather interesting how water towers play such an important role in so many places.
Powell River, Sunshine Coast, B. C. Canada
Discover Powell River, the pearl on the Sunshine Coast. fishing, hiking, kayaking and sightseeing are som eof the may things to do in the midst of spectacular scnery in and around this coastal community.
The Powell River Visitors Centre sent this multi-view card that shows the sites of the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia.
Who knew that there was a Industrial Heritage Trail? Kind of a neat concept and great addition to my map collections of postcards.
The Lemoore Chamber of Commerce was kind enough to send 2 cards, one of the Sarah A. Mooney Memorial Museum and one of a multi-view of the San Joaquin Valley area. One of the more important things is the Lemoore Naval Air Station.
The San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce sent this postcard of one of the California Missions. There are 30 of them up and down the state that were started by Junerio Serra. I’ve been lucky enough to have visited this one.
Santa Maria Syle Barbecue
This sumptuous feast of barbecued sirloin, salsa, pinquinto beans, toast french bread and green salad has been called by Sunset Magazine, the "best barbecue in the world."
Santa Maria Valley Wine Country
Nestled in the foothills of California's Central Coast, the Santa Maria Valley offers an abundance of natural beauty and recreational activities. Enjoy Winetasting on the Santa Maria Valley Wine Trail, world famous cuisine, championship golf courses and live theatre.
The Santa Maria Chamber of Commerce was nice enough to send 2 postcards, one of their famous barbeque (and boy is it good seasonings) and one of the wine country. This is one of the newer regions where grapes are coming from.
The Fresno County Blossom Trail comes aloive each spring with panoramic vistas and a bouquet to dazzle your senses! The trail is a60 plus miles self-guided motor tour through the groves, orchards, vineyards, and wildflowers of California's heartland. Artists of all ages participate in contests, hosted by the Fresno Chamber of Commerce.
The Sanger District Chamber of Commerce sent this wonderful picture of the Blossom Trail.