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Posted 03/18/2011   6:08 pm  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
This one can be a pretty broad topic. There are trains in general, local railroads, trolley lines, etc.







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Posted 03/18/2011   6:24 pm  Show Profile Check smauggie's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add smauggie to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply


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Posted 03/18/2011   6:27 pm  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Belly up to the pay car! :-)
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Posted 03/18/2011   6:33 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add philb to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Smauggie where did you get that card
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Posted 03/18/2011   7:41 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wt1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Love those New England train and trolley post cards! Based on the pictures, I assume it must be 1920's or 1930's. Too bad the experience of traveling by rail are so limited these days.
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Posted 03/19/2011   07:13 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Dbreau15 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
WOW those ones are Pretty and one of them is from my home state, Maine. Hope you have more
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Posted 03/19/2011   09:31 am  Show Profile Check jhlovell's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jhlovell to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Now can I put my picture in Nells??

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Posted 03/19/2011   10:35 am  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
YES jhlovell! :-)





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Posted 03/19/2011   10:55 am  Show Profile Check jhlovell's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jhlovell to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Crossed over those train tracks many times in Rutland, Nells. Great postcards. Are they postally used?
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Posted 03/19/2011   1:33 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Bujutsu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Beautiful postcards!

A friend of mine that used to be in our local stamp club was more in to model railroading and also collects postcards from the same theme. If he saw these cards, I assume he could also go into gauge numbers, the whole bit. A true specialty to say the least.

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Posted 03/19/2011   4:29 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add philb to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Ok heres my contribution..the Oregon Express at Shasta Springs California circa 1919 !

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Nice to see Shasta Springs again. (was there last year)
Here is a smoker in Colorado




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Butterfly..received letter today...pulling stamps now !
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Unknown:
came with slip of paper,
assumed to be somewhere in Tasmania
Australian Diggers prior to embarkation to Palestine.

A true Aust railway buff could probably identify the carriages.


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Posted 03/19/2011   7:42 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add backroads to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
It took some digging, but here are several cards from a family archive. They come from the period shortly after my grandparents were married (1905) and lived near a couple of small towns in North Dakota - Noonan (which still exists) and Kermit (which disappeared completely except for a lone elevator) and were only about 2 miles apart. It also shows the station of the small town in Saskatchewan that they and now my father moved to in 1911.
I thought they might prove interesting as they are of that class of postcards which took a personal photograph and printed it, not as a photo, but as an often captioned postcard to mail to friends.










Not really a train but .... This is the entrance to the Truax Coal Mine near Noonan, ND. Some members of the family worked there in the early 1900's and, from the look of it, that might have been incentive enough to move to Saskatchewan.



The elevator and the station were brand new. And my grandfather worked as a carpenter building them when they first arrived in this town, Macrorie, SK., in 1911.



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Posted 03/19/2011   7:53 pm  Show Profile Check Rileysan's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Rileysan to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Fantastic cards! I'f I were to collect topics, trains would be it!
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