Albuquerque Historical Postcard Collection

Y-1

Albuquerque, NM postmark

On Scenic Highway 66 Through the Beautiful Sandia Mountains East of Albuquerque, N. M.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

Y-1

Front Caption:

On Scenic Highway 66 Through the Beautiful Sandia Mountains East of Albuquerque, N. M.

Back Caption:

Here is seen a breath-taking panorama as U. S. Highway 66 winds through the picturesque Sandia Mountains towards the City of Albuquerque. Approaching the city thru Tijeras Canyon is a thrilling sight as this scenic highway emerges from the base of the Sandias to the beautiful vista of the Rio Grande Valley.

Date of Photo :

ca. 1940

Subject Category:

Tijeras Canyon

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Photographer:

Denton

Distributor:

A. McGarr Advertising Service, Box 646, Albuquerque, N. M.

Publisher # :

3197N-52

Manufacturer:

E. C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee, Wis.

Notes:

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


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Y-2

Albuquerque, NM postmark

Whitcomb Springs, Tijeras Canon, Sandias Mts., 18 miles East of Albuquerque, N. M.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

Y-2

Front Caption:

Whitcomb Springs, Tijeras Canon, Sandias Mts., 18 miles East of Albuquerque, N. M.

Date of Photo :

ca. 1900

Subject Category:

Tijeras Canyon

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Publisher:

E. J. Strong, Albuquerque, N. M.

Postmark date:

1912

Notes:

message; partial one (?) cent stamp, “Made in Germany”; PNC Co.


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Y-3

Albuquerque, NM postmark

Tijeras Canyon, Highway 66

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

Y-3

Back Caption:

Scene in Tijeras Canyon, Highway 66, East of Albuquerque, N. M. This “City of Rocks” is traversed on Highway 66 in Tijeras Canyon of the Sandia Mountains about near the west entrance of the Canyon.

Date of Photo :

1945

Subject Category:

Tijeras Canyon

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Distributor:

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

Publisher:

Curteich-Chicago

Publisher # :

A-38

Manufacturer #:

5B-H1378

Notes:

Space for one cent stamp; Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C. T. Art-Colortone” Post Card


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Y-4

Albuquerque, NM postmark

Highway U. S. 66 Through Sandia Mountains, East of Albuquerque, N. M.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

Y-4

Back Caption:

Highway U. S. 66 Through Sandia Mountains, East of Albuquerque, N. M.
The highway winds through the scenic Sandia (Watermelon) Mountains towards the city which nestles in the foothills just beyond the peaks in the background. Picturesque little Spanish villages dot the landscape at frequent intervals, adding interest to the scene.

Date of Photo :

1942

Subject Category:

Tijeras Canyon

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Distributor:

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

Publisher:

Curteich-Chicago

Publisher # :

A-35

Manufacturer #:

2B-H81

Notes:

Space for one cent stamp; Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C. T. Art-Colortone” Post Card


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Y-5

Albuquerque, NM postmark

Cedro Canyon, Cibola National Forest, South of Highway 66, East of Albuquerque, N. M.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

Y-5

Back Caption:

Cedro Canyon, Cibola National Forest, South of Highway 66, East of Albuquerque, N. M. This scenic spot, about a mile south of Sandia Loop Drive Junction on the Highway 66, is in Cedro Canyon of the Cibola National Forest leading to Mountainair, N. Mex.

Date of Photo :

1945

Subject Category:

Tijeras Canyon

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Distributor:

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

Publisher:

Curteich-Chicago

Publisher # :

A-39

Manufacturer #:

5B-H1379

Notes:

Space for one cent stamp; Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C. T. Art-Colortone” Post Card


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Y-6

Albuquerque, NM postmark

Balanced Rock on Highway U. S. 66 entering Tijeras Canyon, East of Albuquerque, N. M.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

Y-6

Back Caption:

Balanced Rock on Highway U. S. 66 entering Tijeras Canyon, East of Albuquerque, N. M. This well known landmark comes into view, shortly after entering Tijeras Canyon of the Sandia Mountains, eastbound out of the city for Santa Rosa, Tucumcari and West Texas points.

Date of Photo :

1945

Subject Category:

Tijeras Canyon

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Distributor:

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

Publisher:

Curteich-Chicago

Publisher # :

A-37

Manufacturer #:

5B-H1377

Notes:

Space for one cent stamp; Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C. T. Art-Colortone” Post Card


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Y-7

Albuquerque, NM postmark

U.S.66 Four Lane Highway Through Tijeras Canyon East of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

 

Collection:

Albuquerque Historical Postcards

Collection Index # :

Y-7

Back Caption:

U.S.66 Four Lane Highway Through Tijeras Canyon East of Albuquerque, New Mexico. This modern four lane road winds its way gradually over the Sandia (Watermelon) Mountains through picturesque Tijeras Canyon. The Sandia Mts. and scenic Tijeras Canyon are located about 15 miles east of the City of Albuquerque.

Date of Photo :

1952

Subject Category:

Tijeras Canyon

Original Format Size:

13 x 7.5 cm

Distributor:

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

Publisher:

Curteich-Chicago

Publisher # :

A-24

Manufacturer #:

2C-H208

Notes:

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


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