Amery railroad depot and elevator

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US ARC PH 2017.001.084

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Amery railroad depot and elevator


  • circa 1906 (creation)


1 photograph : print, sepia toned ; sheet 9 x 14 cm (postcard format)

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Real-photo postcard with image of the train depot in Amery, Wisconsin, railroad tracks, a grain elevator, and electric poles. Title supplied by cataloger. This is an address-only on the verso postcard, therefore the message is written on the front in the wide white border on the top and to the left of the photograph. Date from postmark: Aug 2, 1906; mailed from Amery Wisconsin; green 1¢ Franklin stamp. Message: Addressed to Miss Ruth E. Peterson, 2410 S. 12th St., Tacoma, Wash. "Dear Ruth, Received your letter. Will write you soon. We are all well. Vernon is getting so big. What does this picture remind you of. Hattie sends love. Yours ever, Katie. [P.S.] Be sure to come and see me when you get back."

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This item is made available by the University Archives & Area Research Center, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, for personal, educational, and research purposes in accordance with the Fair Use provisions of Copyright Act of 1976. Other uses may require permission from the copyright owner.

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Cataloged by kdo, 03/19/2019

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Purchased November 22, 2017, on eBay from Historic View Postcards, Inverness FL.

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[United States] : [Publisher not identified], [ca. 1906]

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