Postcard showing the railroad yards of Belle Plaine looking west. The White Lily Flour Mill and grain elevator visible as well as the depot with box cars pulled up to it. Left corner missing due to the removal of the postage stamp. Postcard addressed to Mr. Mat Deusterman, Jordan.
Composite image of Ortonville's leading businesses including the Ortonville State Bank, Palm's Jewelry Shop, Schoen's, Park Garage, First National Bank, Pioneer Co-Operative Department Store, Kollitz Mercantile Company, Columbian Hotel, Geier Lumber Company Nielson's Drug Store and the Citizens National Bank.
A tall-tale postcard showing horses pulling wagons loaded with oversized potatoes and corn. A man sits atop the lead wagon and holds the reins. Tall-tale postcards use photographic montage to create images of oversized produce and animals. Fruits, vegetables and fish are the most common subjects.
The Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME.
During storms water from waves collect in the piers which are designed with drainage gaps so the water runs back into the canal. Here, there is melted snow and a small pack of snow at the base of the pier's walkway that blocks the drainage.
University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
The Co-Mo Company, PostCards, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Main Street in Crosby, Minnesota, had not been paved at the time of this photograph. The businesses are a hardware store and meat market, The Crosby Crucible newspaper, Will S. Pitt Real Estate and First State Bank of Crosby. The back of the postcard has a message to Mrs. Joe Hester of Crosby, Minnesota. It is postmarked Park Rapids, Minnesota, stamped with a 2 cent stamp and a Christmas Seal.