Red Mountain, Ouray-Silverton Stage Road, Colorado, 1901
These richly colored, photolithographs were published from the 1890s to 1910s by Photoglob in Zürich, Switzerland, and the Detroit Publishing Company in Michigan. Over 6,000 of the views are in the Library of Congress Photochrom Print Collection.
Source: Library of Congress
Bay Creek, Illinois, 1938
Source: National Archives
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Traditional check featuring sky blue, oatmeal and peat brown with a rusty orange and whiteover check.
Source: Rapala on Facebook
Whonnock Lake, British Columbia, 1987
Cheap, charming and popular for over thirty years, Large Letter Postcards feature the block-letter spelling of a state or place name with smaller photos inside the letters. Tenney and Hilbert’s Large Letter Postcards: The Definitive Guide, 1930s-1950s is the best reference work; The Large Letter Postcard Site an excellent place to shop.
Old Fishing Photos Goes Fishing
Shoreline Lunch: Lac Seul, Sioux Lookout, Ontario
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Tofino, British Columbia, 1972
Located on the tip of the Esowista Peninsula, at the southern edge of Clayoquot Sound, this once-sleepy fishing community is now the destination of choice for Pacific Rim tourists and newbie surfers as well as new-money homeowners who arrive by float plane rather than driving the arduous, winding Highway 4 which crosses Vancouver Island from Parksvile. Photo: Doris Thomas
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