Dating fred harvey postcards

15-Oct-2019 16:46

Prior to March 3rd, 1907 postal regulations prohibited written messages on the back of postcards, and that limitation inspired some creative workarounds.

This Grand Canyon view was mailed to San Gabriel, California on Oct.

The Kolbs gaped at the South Rim and bought the only photo studio for miles around.

Then they set up shop at the head of the Bright Angel Trail, snapping tourists on muleback.

The mules still clomp down the hill, tourists fidgeting in their saddles.

The Kolb studio, grown to a five-story structure, still stands with an odd, smallish window on its west wall, facing the trail.

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"Phostint" card; Specifies one cent postage United States and Canada; Foreign two cents. The Alvarado and the Depot are shown facing west across the tracks.

An empire was born, as was one way of seeing the Grand Canyon.

If you show up on the South Rim in 2015, as Times photographer Mark Boster and I did recently, you have to wonder what the Kolbs would say.

For more than 65 years, that's where the photographer, usually Emery Kolb, snapped the group shot of the mule riders, including former President Teddy Roosevelt and his group in 1911.

Opened approximately 1896, closed in 1931 Formerly the division headquarters for the Santa Fe's Southern Kansas Division, Chanute's decline began during the early 1940's but not before a large Harvey House was built. Station opened in 1896, Hotel opened in 1900, closed in 1948.

"Phostint" card; Specifies one cent postage United States and Canada; Foreign two cents. The Alvarado and the Depot are shown facing west across the tracks.

An empire was born, as was one way of seeing the Grand Canyon.

If you show up on the South Rim in 2015, as Times photographer Mark Boster and I did recently, you have to wonder what the Kolbs would say.

For more than 65 years, that's where the photographer, usually Emery Kolb, snapped the group shot of the mule riders, including former President Teddy Roosevelt and his group in 1911.

Opened approximately 1896, closed in 1931 Formerly the division headquarters for the Santa Fe's Southern Kansas Division, Chanute's decline began during the early 1940's but not before a large Harvey House was built. Station opened in 1896, Hotel opened in 1900, closed in 1948.

With Coronado's expedition into the Southwest in 1540 there came one Hernando de Alvarado, who was captain of the artillery with the expedition. The building is modelled after the old Spanish missions, the wide spreading lawns and plaza, and the graceful lines of the building remind one of the days of Spanish chivalry.