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Albuquerque Historical Postcard Collection

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Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Sunset on the Rio Grande, Showing Three Mountain Peaks of Extinct Volcanoes, Albuquerque, N. M.undefined

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

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Front Caption:

Sunset on the Rio Grande, Showing Three Mountain Peaks of Extinct Volcanoes, Albuquerque, N. M.

Back Caption:

Sunset on the Rio Grande, Showing Three Mountain Peaks of Extinct Volcanos [sic]. Rio Grande, the “Nile of America” at flood tide showing immense volume of water which passes Albuquerque and irrigates thousand of acres of the most fertile land on earth, that of the Central Rio Grande Valley.

Date of Photo :

ca. 1900

Subject Category:

Rio Grande Valley

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Manufacturer:

C.T.American Art Colored. CT Logo

Manufacturer #:

32560

Copyright:

W. K. Walton

Postmark Date:

Oct. 11, 19??

Notes:

Correspondence on back of card: "Dear wify- just arrived in here with plenty of troubles motor overheating. Am having new radiator put in and hope O.K. Thinking of you very much, with plenty of love have not received (?) mail before I left. Kisses and hope to see you soon. [initials illegible]"; Postmarked Albuquerque. Year not visible. 2 cent stamp


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Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Rio Grande And Volcanoes As Seen From Air Base, Albuquerque, N. M.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

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Back Caption:

Rio Grande And Volcanoes As Seen From Air Base, Albuquerque, N. M.
Looking west from the T. W. A. Airport and U.S. Army Air Base you have a magnificent view of the Rio Grande, its two bridges, part of the Santa Fe shops and the Semi-arid Desert on the west side near the extinct volcanoes—the Rio Grande valley, however, being one of the most fertile in the Southwest.

Date of Photo :

1941

Subject Category:

Rio Grande Valley

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Distributor:

J. R. Willis, Box 665, Albuquerque, N. M.

Distributor #:

A-34

Manufacturer:

Genuine Curteich-Chicago "C.T.Art-Colortone" Post Card (Reg.U.S.Pat.Off.)

Manufacturer #:

1B-H1111

Notes:

Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C.T. Art-Colortone” Post Card; "linen" finish on front of card;


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Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Sunset on the Rio Grande

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

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Back Caption:

Sunset on the Rio Grande
The Rio Grande, “Nile of America” has its source in southern Colorado, thence through the famous Rio Grande Canyon near Taos, N.M., it irrigates the various Indian Pueblos along its banks. This mighty river has been harnessed to water the fertile districts in the vicinity of Albuquerque, later forming Elephant Butte Lake which supplies the rich garden lands of the Mesilla Valley south to El Paso, Texas, en-route to the Big Bend country and the Gulf of Mexico. The three peaks are the cones of extinct volcanoes.

Date of Photo :

1939

Subject Category:

Rio Grande Valley

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Distributor:

J. R. Willis, Box 665, Albuquerque, N. M.

Distributor #:

33

Manufacturer:

Genuine Curteich-Chicago "C.T.Art-Colortone" Post Card (Reg.U.S.Pat.Off.)

Manufacturer #:

9A-H232

Notes:

Space for one cent stamp; message; Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C.T. Art-Colortone” Post Card; "linen" finish on front of card; Pencil correspondence on back of card; no postmark. Stamp block for One Cent Stamp. 


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Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Irrigation Ditch, Near Albuquerque, N. M.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

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Front Caption:

Irrigation Ditch, Near Albuquerque, N. M.

Date of Photo :

ca.1910

Subject Category:

Rio Grande Valley

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Manufacturer:

"Phostint" card made only by Detroit Publishing Co. Trade Mark Reg U.S.Pat. Off

Manufacturer #:

70780

Postmark Date:

May 29, 1918

Notes:

“PHOSTINT” Card; Space for one cent stamp; pencil correspondence on back of card: "May 29 13 Albuquerque Dear wife and baby write me at Yuma ariz  gen dlv - and I will be there next week Harry"; written May 29,1913. Postmark La Junta CO same date. Stamp block United States and Canada One Cent, Foreign, Two Cents; "1-00 RPO" penciled notation on back of card; Back left bottom: "This space may be used for message"; R: "This space for the address"


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Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Bridge over Rio Grande, Albuquerque, N. M.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

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Front Caption:

Bridge over Rio Grande, Albuquerque, N. M.

Date of Photo :

ca.1902

Subject Category:

Rio Grande Valley

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Manufacturer #:

5965

Postmark Date:

Feb. 12, 1911

Notes:

No Dist or Mfg noted. Pencil correspondence on back of card; written Feb 11,1911. Postmark Albuquerque Feb 12,1911 6:30 PM


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Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Rio Grande Bridge, Albuquerque, N. M.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

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Front Caption:

Rio Grande Bridge, Albuquerque, N. M.

Date of Photo :

1902

Subject Category:

Rio Grande Valley

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Manufacturer:

Detroit Photographic Co., Copyright, 1902

Manufacturer #:

6314

Notes:

Stamp Block United States and Canada One Cent, Foreign Two Cents; no line separation on back of card; Back center: "This side for the address"; "BN" penciled notation on back of card; ink stamp: "Albuquerque Public Library Southwest Room"


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Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Porter’s Views of Albuquerque and Vicinity. Barelas Bridge, crossing the Rio Grande south of Albuquerque, N. M.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

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Front Caption:

Porter’s Views of Albuquerque and Vicinity. Barelas Bridge, crossing the Rio Grande south of Albuquerque, N. M.

Date of Photo :

ca. 1910

Subject Category:

Rio Grande Valley

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Manufacturer: The Rotograph Co. N.Y.City. Printed in Germany

Manufacturer #:

64530

Notes:

Sepia tone photo. Stamp Block: Domestic One Cent. Foreign Two Cents: Back Left: "This space may be used for correspondence"; R: "For address only"


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Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Steel Bridge across Rio Grande at Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

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Front Caption:

Steel Bridge across Rio Grande at Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Back Caption:

Steel Bridge across Rio Grande at Albuquerque, New Mexico.
This magnificent 18 span road bridge built at a cost of $60,000.00 stands as a perpetual monument to the progressive spirit of the citizen making access easy to the undeveloped territory beyond.

Date of Photo :

1913

Subject Category:

Rio Grande Valley

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Manufacturer:

CT Photochrom Chicago

Manufacturer #:

A-32561

Notes:

“C T Photochrom” Stamp Block: Domestic One Cent. Foreign Two Cents; Back Right: "This space for address only"


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