Albuquerque Historical Postcard Collection

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Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Sandia Mountains, Albuquerque, N. M.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

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Back Caption:

Sandia Mountains, Albuquerque, N. M.
As seen at sunset with an early snow in winter. Coronado and his explorers were the first white men to see these mountains in 1540 and named them the Sandia or Watermelon Mountains. The altitude is 10,000 feet.

Date of Photo :

1938

Subject Category:

Sandia Mountains

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Photographer:

Photo courtesy Brooks Studio

Distributor:

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

Publisher:

Curteich-Chicago

Publisher #:

A-5

Manufacturer #:

D-5646

Notes:

Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C.T. Art-Colortone” Post Card


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Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Sandia Mountains East of Albuquerque, N. M.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

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Back Caption:

Sandia Mountains East of Albuquerque, N. M.
The top of the Sandia Mountains (Alt. 10,678 ft.) is an hour’s drive from Albuquerque. From the crest can be seen a view of the Rio Grande River Valley for a hundred miles. The Sandia Mountains offer numerous picnic spots, horseback riding, and hiking in Summer and all Winter sports in Winter.

Date of Photo :

1950

Subject Category:

Sandia Mountains

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Photographer:

Barnes & Caplin

Distributor:

Southwest Post Card Co., Box 685, Albuquerque, N. M.

Publisher:

Curteichcolor

Publisher #:

K-34

Manufacturer #:

OC-K53

Notes:

“Curteichcolor” Reproduction from Kodachrome Original


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Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Along the Rim Drive to Sandia Crest Through Aspens of Glittering Gold

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

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Front Caption:

Along the Rim Drive to Sandia Crest Through Aspens of Glittering Gold

Back Caption:

Sandia Loop and Rim Drive near Albuquerque, N. M.
Glints of Shining Gold are everywhere on this scenic road thru the tall and stately aspens. Loveliness is reflected from the hills in a wealth of exquisite color to the very crest of the Sandias. A magnificent trip and everyone visiting Albuquerque should take time out for this Rim Drive.

Date of Photo :

ca. 1950

Subject Category:

Sandia Mountains

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Photographer:

Denton, Albuquerque, N. M.

Distributor:

Alfred McGarr Adv. Service, Box 646, Albuquerque, N. M.

Publisher #:

7596N-19

Manufacturer:

E. C. Kropp Co., Milw., Wis.

Notes:

“From the Land of Enchantment”; Natural Color Post Card Mad in U.S.A.


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Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Sandia Loop Road, Near Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

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Back Caption:

Sandia Loop Road, Near Albuquerque, New Mexico
The scenic Rim Drive over the crest of the Sandia Mts. to Bernalillo is one of unsurpassed beauty and interest. From the summit one has an unobstructed view for a hundred miles in every direction, the Rio Grande Valley, the extinct volcanoes, the city of Albuquerque, and to the north Bernalillo and several villages nestle in the foothills. To the west Mt. Taylor, 75 miles distant, dominates the scene on a clear day.

Date of Photo :

1936

Subject Category:

Sandia Mountains

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Distributor:

Southwest Post Card Co., Box 685, Albuquerque, N. M.

Publisher:

Curteich-Chicago

Publisher #:

A-20

Manufacturer #:

6A-H2782

Notes:

Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C.T. Art-Colortone” Post Card


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Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

View from Kiwanis Point, Sandia Mountains, East of Albuquerque, N.M.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

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Back Caption:

View from Kiwanis Point, Sandia Mountains, East of Albuquerque, N.M.
This striking view is seen from Kiwanis Point which is reached on the well known Sandia Mountain Loop Drive. Altitude of Sandia Crest is 10,678 feet.

Date of Photo :

1945

Subject Category:

Sandia Mountains

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Distributor:

Southwest Post Card Co., Box 685, Albuquerque, N. M.

Publisher:

Curteich-Chicago

Publisher #:

A-41

Manufacturer:

C. T. Art

Manufacturer #:

5B-H1381

Postmark Date::

April 5 (?), 1950

Notes:

message; Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C.T. Art-Colortone” Post Card


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Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Kiwanis Shelter House at Top of Sandia Crest, East of Albuquerque, N. M.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

U-6

Back Caption:

Kiwanis Shelter House at Top of Sandia Crest, East of Albuquerque, N. M.
When making the famous Sandia Mountain Loop Drive, one finds at the top, this welcome shelter house. From its roof top, excellent views can be had of the far flung valleys to the east and west. Sandia Crest’s elevation is 10,678 feet.

Date of Photo :

1945

Subject Category:

Sandia Mountains

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Distributor:

Southwest Post Card Co., Box 685, Albuquerque, N. M.

Publisher:

Curteich-Chicago

Publisher #:

A-40

Manufacturer:

C. T. Art

Manufacturer #:

5B-H1380

Notes:

Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C.T. Art-Colortone” Post Card


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Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

View to the East on Sandia Loop Road Albuquerque, N. M.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

U-7

Front Caption:

View to the East on Sandia Loop Road Albuquerque, N. M.

Date of Photo :

ca. 1940

Subject Category:

Sandia Mountains

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Publisher:

Camera Shop of New Mexico, 412 E. Central, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Publisher #:

129

Postmark Date:

September, 19, 1942

Notes:

Message


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Albuquerque, NM postmark

 

Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway, Albuquerque, New Mexico

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

U-8

Front Caption:

Sandia Peak Tramway

Back Caption:

Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Lower loading station of Sandia Peak Tram, the longest clear and unsupported span in North America. The 2.7 mile climb up the west side of the rugged Sandia Mountains is accomplished in 10 minutes, by two-60-passenger cars. Watch the tram cars from the outside viewing deck, learn about it in the information center and curio center, then take a thrilling ride to the top.

Date of Photo :

ca. 1966

Subject Category:

Sandia Mountains

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Photographer:

L. O. Candelaria

Distributor:

Petley Studios, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Publisher:

Petley Studios, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Publisher #:

P-341

Notes:

Message; C.T. American Art Colored


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