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"Lake McIlwaine" continental post card mailed 1967 in Ohio, cancel ink on front, one serrated edge (from booklet), corner & edge wear. $1.00 r

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"VALENTINE'S SNAPSHOTS / 12 Real / PHOTOGRAPHS / For Your / ALBUM / Victoria Falls & Zambesi River" a mailable booklet of small photos (about 3"x2"), each having explanatory titles on their reverse. Photos are good quality & fresh appearance. Two shown: above Victoria Falls & partially submerged hippos (bottom). $6.00 r**


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ROADSIDE AMERICANA POSTCARDS & POST CARDS
Subdivided below: Interstates, US Routes & state highways
& Unusual signs and buildings.
Gas station postcards & motel post cards have their own listings.

ROADSIDE AMERICANA POST CARDS & POSTCARDS
--INTERSTATES, US ROUTES & STATE HIGHWAYS

Arkansas_Highway64-100.jpg (195636 bytes)ARKANSAS HIGHWAY 64."A and H CAFÉ IN E. OZARK, ARK. -- HIGHWAY 64" including 2 autos, one a Ford having license plate 55-988, the other, a state vehicle; unused with glossy finish, tiny bend at one corner. Postcard sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 ar

Colorado_CentralCity_GoldDust-200_small.JPGCOLORADO HIGHWAY 119. "GOLD DUST VILLAGE - Highway 119 - Central City, Colorado" as seen from a high vantage point; the roadside complex consisting of a bar, gas station, gift shop, liquor store, restaurant & the Gold Dust Inn. Unused real photo advertising post card with glossy finish, tiny corner crease nowhere near the image. $5.00 crg

I-70 & GA 81. "PATRICK ECONOMY INN / Interstate I-75 & Ga. 81 / McDonough, Ga. 30256" chrome postcard with 2 views including their swimming pool, post card mailed 1975. $1.50

I-74. "Holiday Inn / CHAMPAIGN ILLINOIS" unused chrome post card, tiny light smudge on back. $1.00

Ohio_GhostTown_GTO5-200_small.JPG roadside Americana postcards available from Judnick.comnear I-75. "GHOST TOWN, OHIO / 5 miles Southwest of Findlay, Ohio. One of the most picturesque vintage buildings / ... is the Assayer's Office..." Unused chrome post card in excellent condition. Started in 1959, this roadside attraction has been open sporadically since then, but is now said to be in a state of disrepair. $2.00 o(g)r

near I-75. "GHOST TOWN, OHIO / 5 miles Southwest of Findlay, Ohio. One of the most picturesque vintage buildings / ... is the Assayer's Office..." Unused chrome post card in excellent condition. Started in 1959, this roadside attraction has been open sporadically since then, but is no said to be in a state of disrepair. $2.00 o(g)r& NEW / NUEVO / NEU

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I-75. "MAGNOLIA PLANTATION / 'The South's Finest' / 4 Miles South -- Interstate 75 / Tifton, Ga." Showing a place that sold gifts, pecans, food & gas. Unused chrome post card. $2.50

I-80. "Traveling On Beautiful Interstate 80" unused chrome postcard showing a bridge. $1.00

I-95 & US 1. "Holiday Inn / OF FREDERICKSBURG --SOUTH" unused chrome post card. $1.00

RoadsideAmericana_I95_SouthOfTheBorder-200.JPG (1068897 bytes)I-95 & US 301 & US 501. "South of the Border" motel office in the shape of a sombrero on the North Carolina / South Carolina border (Hamer South Carolina), unused chrome postcard. $2.00 Whimsical giraffe sculpture there. Shown. $2.00 (r) Drive-in restaurant with sombrero sign & parked cars. $2.00

MILITARY ROAD--Green Bay, through the Crandon, Three Lakes, & Eagle River areas, north to Copper Harbor Michigan. Wanted to buy--post cards from there. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

OHIO ROUTE 163. "Cheese Haven  / OHIO'S LARGEST CHEESE SHOP  / On Route 163 - 4 Mi. East of Pt. Clinton, Ohio" unused chrome multiview postcard showing its long roadside storefront & an employee getting something from the smoke house; long internal crease is not too noticeable from the front. $2.50 o(p)rs

Oregon_DepoeBay_DPOOCoast-200_small.jpg roadside Americana available from Judnick PostcardsOREGON COAST HIGHWAY. "Depoe Bay, Ore.  Oregon Coast H'wy 75 / MELS" showing several cards parked near a complex of businesses--an aquarium, a tavern, Depoe Bay Store (General Merchandise), Crabs Standard Oil Products, Jiffy Lunch, Garage & Coca Cola; real photo postcard that will make you get out your magnifying glass; mailed JUL 12 1941 (PORTLAND & S. F. N. D. R.P.O. cancel clearly struck) to Dr. Maud Bell in Lincoln Nebraska. The Portland & San Francisco Railroad connected Marshfield Oregon to Trinidad California, with connection available on another line to San Francisco or Portland. $12.00 o(d)r-r





ST. NICHOLAS DRIVE, NORTH POLE, ALASKA. "Santa Claus House / North pole, Alaska" with the world's largest Santa Claus (40 feet high) as its roadside welcome sign, continental postcard published by the House of Santa Claus, converted to QSL service by the addition of a sticker for KB8FNQ to KL7TC, good edges. $1.50 a(n)rs

TAMIAMI TRAIL. "SAND HILL CRANE" at the Everglades Wonder Gardens; unused black & white post card showing a close-up of the bird in vertical format, light toning on back, trivial corner wear. This roadside attraction is partly zoo, partly animal rehabilitation center. $1.50 f(b)rb

US 1. "'Joe', baby Chimpanzee at / Rare bird Farm, Miami, Florida" with his trainer Frances Freeman helping him balance on a bicycle, postcard mailed MAY 28 1951 at Miami. More precisely, the farm was located 10 miles south of Miami on US 1 in Kendall Florida. The farm is now defunct, replaced by heavy commercial development. A chimpanzee from this roadside attraction, Enos not Joe, was the first in space. Hard to find! The splendid Florida Memory photographic collection of the Division of Library & Information Services does not contain its likes. $5.00 bf(k)ar







US 1. "M6--Discus or Pompadour Fish (Symphysodon Discus) / Located at Eastern Garden Aquarium / U. S. #1, South of Miami, Fla. / 1C-H787" unused circa-1951 linen postcard, writing in ink over stamp box, toned back. This roadside attraction is no longer there. $5.00 f(k)fr


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US 1. "Penn-Daw Hotel / U. S. Route No. 1 / 2 Miles South of ALEXANDRIA, VA. / 5055-29" showing its central group of bungalows, circa-1929 post card with much later mailing at Rhoadesville Virginia, trivial wear to the top corners, tiny bottom corner crease, light toning near the left front edge. Check your albums; they put out many different, but the word 'bungalows' on the back was contrary to the image they wanted to project. So not many of these exist. $3.75 v(a)mr NEW / NUEVO / NEU

US 1 & US 301. "Colony Inn / 5 miles south of Richmond city limits, unused chrome post card. $1.00

US 5. "TOTO'S ZEPPELIN. SMITH'S FERRY (Holyoke), MASS." on US 5 between Northhampton and Holyoke, a restaurant & bar owned by Salvatore 'Toto' LoBello, unused post card on thin stock, very light toning both sides. After its 1934 fire (causing the previous owner to sell) but before 19 November 1938 when it was completely destroyed by fire. It had many notable visitors in its brief existence, including JFK before he became Senator. Truly rare: we found no other offers, no recorded sales & no exhibits when we searched the Internet. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. m(s)m(h)rg

Nebraska_Imperial_Street-200_small.jpg movie postcard available from LotsOfCards.comUS6. "IMPERIAL - NEBR." real photo postcard with a street scene of US Route 6 passing by a cafe & the Star Theater (showing 'Born to Speed' dating to 1947) on the right, a Conoco sign & Krotter & Schroeder Hardware on the left; unused Kodak real photo post card in excellent condition, glossy finish. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 nmr#

US 10 & US 23. "DURANT HOTEL / On U. S. Highways 10 and 23" in Flint Michigan, unused linen postcard, fairly fresh. $2.00

US 10. "McDONALD CABINS / on U. S. Highway 10, one & one half miles / South of Saginaw, Michigan, Phone 4-2862" unused linen post card, yellowish paper. Both printings, one making clouds look reddish for $4.00 (2 pairs available)&

US 10. "This equestrian monument to Theodore Roosevelt… / U.S. Highway No. 10…" chrome postcard from North Dakota Scenes Publishers, handstamped 'SAMPLE' neatly on back in black. $2.50 srr ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY

California_039_small.jpg Roadside Americana post cards available from LotsOfCards.comUS ALTERNATE HIGHWAY 101. "901  A MODERN DRIVE-IN AND MOTEL IN CALIFORNIA" showing the Patmars Motel & Cafe/Cocktail Lounge on US Alternate Highway 101, unused linen postcard in excellent condition. $3.00 c(e)mr

US 11. "NATURAL BRIDGE MOTOR LODGE / on U. S. 11, 100 yards from Bridge, 48 units…" unused linen postcard with 2 views. $2.00

Genealogy_Speed-200_small.jpg roadside Americana post card available from Judnick.comUS 11. "SPEED'S RESTAURANT / U. S. HIGHWAY 11 SOUTH…" unused chrome postcard with interior & exterior views. When Albert and Johnnie Speed were the hosts; hence, the 'SPEEDY SERVICE SIGN'. $2.00 m(h)mrg

US 112. "IRISH HILLS CAFE -- U. S. 112 -- IRISH HILLS DISTRICT, MICHIGAN  4A261" showing its exterior circa 1934, unused white-border era post card, tiny corner bump, otherwise fresh. $4.00 m(i)r

Motel_GrandeVista-200_small.jpg roadside Americana post card available from Judnick.comUS 12. "Grande / Vista" showing the motor court operated by the House of David Israelite sect to accommodate visitors to their Springs of Eden amusement park, popular as a vacation spot on US Route 12 in the 1930's. This complex included a nightclub & an Indian artifacts museum. Sepia-tone real photo postcard with glossy finish, high contrast, good focus, slight oxidation & an upper corner crease. Mailed AUG 29 1938. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 amm(r)r

Michigan_IrishHills_ScenicRIde-200_small.JPG from Judnick.comUS 12. "Scenic ride to dinosaur land and museum at / PREHISTORIC FOREST, U.S. 12 Irish Hills, Michigan" including a giant preying mantis & caveman at the roadside, unused chrome postcard in near mint condition. $2.50 m(i)pr

US 120. "Mountain Scenery on Bucktail Trail (U. S. 120) between Emporium and Driftwood, Pa. / 1A1995" white-border era post card mailed 1934, a little toning in the front margins, colors are fresh for its age. $2.25 p(b)mr

Kentucky_Bardstown_TheOldStone-200_small.JPG roadside Americana post card available from LotsOfCards.com

US 150 & US 65.
"The Old Stone Inn, Now the Talbott Tavern, Bardstown, Ky." on US 150 & US 65, white-border era postcard but writing on back dates to 1953, fresh appearance. $2.50 k(b)r


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US 158.
"WALNUT ISLAND RESTAURANT AND MOTEL / Sportsman's Paradise..." on US 158, unused MWM Color-Litho postcard. $1.00 n
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US 16. "Where we Stopped to cool our car. / U.S. 16" unused sepia-tone DOPS real photo post card from F. J. Hiscock showing a CONOCO gas station with some cars stopped, fairly fresh. $8.50 gr

US 19. "Florida's / Weeki / Wachee" unused, continental postcard showing 2 similar views of different seated mermaids with fins; 3 tiny conrner creases nowhere near the image, 2 short internal creases near the upper left front corner do not affect the image. Located on US 19 & Florida 50. $1.75 mf(u)r ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY

Georgia_Atlanta_FrancesFine-200_small.jpg roadside Americana post card available from Judnick.comUS 19. "Frances Fine Foods / on U. S. 19 & 41, Atlanta, Ga." showing its exterior when it was operated by Mr. & Mrs. Harvey Philmon, linen postcard mailed 1954, small bottom corner bend, 2 tiny spots of cancel ink in the front sky. $2.50 g(a)g(p). Same, but unmailed in excellent condition. (2 available) $3.00 each g(a)g(p)

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US 19, US 23, US 25 &US 70. "SANDERS COURT & CAFÉ / CORBIN -- KENTUCKY" linen postcard showing Colonel Sanders' first venture, unused postcard. $5.00 (2 available). (rk(c)m)

US 2 & NH 16. "TOURIST VILLAGE MOTEL / MAIN STREET, GORHAM, N. H." unused chrome post card. $1.25

Ohio_NorthMadison_LocustGrove-200_small.JPG roadside post card available from LotsOfCards.comUS 20. "LOCUST GROVE MOTEL - U.S. ROUTE 20 - NORTH MADISON, OHIO" with an aerial view in black & white, when hosted by Betty & Harry Burgess; unused postcard, trivial wear at one corner, otherwise fairly fresh. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 o(n)mrg

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US 20.
"Visit the Old Lady in the Shoe and listen to her / ... / ...STORY BOOK FOREST on U. S. / Route 30 near Ligonier, Pa." unused chrome post card in excellent condition. Offered elsewhere as high as $6.99, ours is a more reasonable $3.00 p(l)rp

WestVirginia_HorseShoeRun_OurLady-200_small.JPG roadside post card available from LotsOfCards.comUS 219. "OUR LADY OF THE PINES / Smallest Memorial Church in 48 States" in Horse Shoe Run West Virginia, unused early chrome postcard, minor edge wear, 4 short linear scrapes near the left front border (2 of which are faint). Built by Mr. & Mrs. P. L. Milkint on US Route 219. $1.50 w(h)srg

US 25. "Eplee's Tourist Court, Berea, Kentucky -- on Highway U. S. 25" unused linen post card with deep colors, letter E penned in stamp box on back. $2.00 (kr)!

US 27. "Rockin Chair Park. / Shepherd, Mich." showing an eye-catching lawn ornament roadside display of the tourist novelty store operated by 'Clint' Allen on Federal Road, just west of Shepherd, in the early 1950's; unused Devolite Peerless real photo postcard with good edges, slight curl to the paper (no problem in an album). The main reason this view is hard-to-find is because the business was moved to Houghton Lake after US 27 was re-routed, drying up its traffic. $9.00 m(s)rg NEW / NUEVO / NEU

US 27. "THE CLEWISTON INN'S SUGAR & SPICE / room overlooks the garden…" interior at Clewiston Florida, unused chrome postcard. $1.00

Michigan_IndianRiver_Marathon-200_small.JPG available from Judnick.comUS 27. "Marathon Races / INDIAN RIVER, in Cheboygan County" showing the Marathon motorboat race course in use, as viewed from US 27; postcard mailed there 1961, a little corner & edge wear. It looks like someone wrote something in pencil in the sky & it later got erased; we did not do any of it. $2.00 m(i)rr


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Michigan_Leslie_Matie'sTruck-120.jpg (367125 bytes)US 27. "MATIE'S TRUCK STOP //  On U.S. 27 -- 9 1 / 2 Miles N. Of Jackson //  3 / 1 / 2 Miles S. Of Leslie, Mich"  exterior with 4 automobiles nearby, black & white post card, tiny light spot on back, good edges. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 277% of original area) & enhanced 120-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.75 m(l)r

"LANDMARK MOTOR LODGE AND RESTAURANT / U. S. Highway 30 / Jesup / Georgia" postcard mailed there 1963 to Mrs. Robert E. Hynes in Delray Beach Florida, one bottom corner with 2 creases that are hard to detect given the colorful quality artwork. $2.25 g(j)rm

"The Willows / U.S. No. 30, 6 Miles East / of LANCASTER, PENNA. // Member / Pennsylvania Dutch / Tourist Bureau" unused postcard designed & printed by Edward C. Procter in New Holland, logos of AAA & Duncan Hines in back message area, light toning along the left front edge. A motel, lodge & restaurant advertised on their sign. $4.75 p(u)rm

US 30. "ZEPPELIN TOURIST CAMP  Jennerstown, Penna." the door to its eatery flanked by Coca Cola bottle signs, an long arrow near its nose pointing the way to the rest rooms; circa-1930 sepia-tone DOPS real photo post card, pencilled annotation of back reads 'now located at Deerfield Ohio on Rout 14', small lower corner crease, minor edge wear. For an article on this roadside Americana, please see the Lincoln Highway Forum Vol. 8 (1,2) 22. Rare: when we searched the Internet we could find no other offers, no recorded sales & no exhibits. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. p(j)rmccz#

=> US 30 is often referred to as the "Lincoln Highway". <=

US 30. "Visit the Old Lady in the Shoe and listen to her / stories… / near Ligonier, Pa." Unused chrome postcard showing a large shoe-like structure attracting children. $3.75

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US 301. "Forest Hills Motel / US 301…" Unused chrome postcard from James E. Hess, unused, one worn corner, another soft. $1.25 m(u)mr

US 308 & PA Route 315. "Barre Motel / Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania" showing its exterior, unused advertising chrome postcard numbered 85,563 on back, tiny spot in message area, otherwise fresh. On US 309 & PA Rt 315. $1.50 p(w)mr

US 31. "HONOR MOTEL COURT / ON U.S.-31 AT WEST VILLAGE / LIMITS, HONOR, MICH.  S-720" showing its exterior and road sign, real photo post card published by the L. L. Cook Company, exemplary composition & contrast, minor corner wear, mailed 1951, small corner bend, heavy writing on back has left front with impressions that are not too distracting. $8.00 m(h)mr ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY

Tennessee_Goodlettsville_FloydsMotel-200_small.JPG roadside Americana postcard available from Judnick.comUS 31W. "FLOYD'S MOTEL / 2Miles North on U.S. 31-W, Goodlettsville, Tenn." including a sign for their cafe & Pan-Am gasoline pumps at the left, linen post card, circa 1955, small x on front marks a room. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 tmrg

US 31W & 68. "Baker Hill Motor Court / ON U. S. HIGHWAYS 31W, 68, NO. OF / Bowling Green, Kentucky" linen postcard mailed 1984, 2 spots on back, corner crease. $1.00

Maryland_Knoxville_HawaiianTourist-200.jpg (890562 bytes)US 340. "HAWAIIAN TOURIST COURT ON U.S. 340, 14 MILES SOUTHWEST OF FREDERICK…" in Knoxville Maryland, unused color-litho Bursheen finished postcard. When S. M. Remsburg was the proprietor. $3.00 m(k)mgr

US HIGHWAY 395. "EZRA BROOKS // Highway 395. It's the desert route to Reno ..." advertising post card showing its collectible Bordertown Club decanter for its 12-year-old whiskey, fairly fresh with good edges. $3.00 an(h)r NEW / NOUVEAU / NUEVO


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Racing_DadePark-200_small.jpg roadside Americana postcard available from Judnick.comUS 41. "Dade Park Race Track, between Evansville, Indiana and Henderson, Kentucky on U. S. 41 / 1A1881-N" looking toward the grandstand packed with spectators, unused circa 1931 post card, trivial corner wear. $2.25 rr

T025_small.jpg roadside Americana post cards available from Judnick PostcardsUS 41. "The CIRCUS HALL OF FAME presents live, profes- / sional circus acts daily in the indoor arena. This / popular West Coast Attraction is located on U.S. / Highway 41 North, in Sarasota, Florida" You read right --Sarasota, not Peru Indiana. This unused chrome post card shows a chimpanzee act in progress at the first Circus Hall of Fame, which survived only from 1956 to 1977. $7.50 cf(s)r

US 41. "THE LEWIS PLANTATION AND TURPENTINE STILL / ON U.S. 41 - BROOKSVILLE, FLA.  l-747" the sign shown pointing the way to its cottages & dining room; unused circa-1947 Ekc real photo postcard, dark toning near the top back edge, noticeable toning in the front center sky. This bizarre roadside ghost recreated the Southern Plantation of the 1800's for the amusement of visitors, replete with every stereotypical black--slaves, mammies, pickaninnies, etc. Now vacant and overgrown, it was a disgusting piece of social history. $40.00 $35.00 f(b)brs SALE PRICE: SAVE $5.00 (12˝% OFF)

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US 42
. "HI-TAVERN COURT" on US Route 42, black & white Krom-a-Tone post card showing a motel, ad on back, unused. When J. W. McGinnis was the owner-operator. $4.00 o(s)rmg

US 422. "ELDORADO MOTEL / 18 modern units -- hot water…" chrome postcard mailed 1964, bottom edge banged up. $0.75

Florida_Tavares_ThreeLakes-200_small.JPG roadside postcard available from Judnick.comUS 441. "THREE LAKES LODGE / ON US. S. 441 / P. O. TAVARES, FLORIDA" showing an aerial view of its location on Lake Eustis, unused linen post card numbered 13,019F on back, trivial wear at one upper corner, otherwise fairly fresh. $3.00 f(t)f(l)mr%

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US 45. "WASHINGTON AVENUE BRIDGE, KANKAKEE, ILL.--13" on US Highway 45, unused linen post card, minor corner wear, otherwise fairly fresh. $2.75 I(k)br

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US 50.
"Cozy Rest / 3 miles west of Grafton, W. Va. U.S. 50..." unused Ekc real photo, as shown at bottom; and "Single cottage at Cozy Rest / West Virginia's largest tourist court / 3 1 / 2 miles west of Grafton, W. Va. U. S. 50" unmailed Ekc real photo postcard as shown at top. Both of the above have sold but are still available for scholarly study & research as one enhanced 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.75 w(g)w(r)rm!


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US 50. "Old Rail Fence on U.S. 50, West of Mt. Storm" unused chrome post card with good color. $1.00

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US 50. "THE 7 CAVES / Inside Dancing Cave / Points of interest are specially marked ..." unused chrome postcard numbered 29355-C on back, excellent condition. Near Bainbridge Ohio on US Route 50. $2.00 co(b)o(u)
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Mississippi_McComb_SiestaMotel-200_small.JPGUS 51. "Siesta Motel" showing its exterior, unused early chrome postcard, excellent condition. On US Highway 51 South. $1.75 m(m)mr. Same except 2 tiny light spots on back. Shown. $1.50 m(m)mr. Same except more tiny light spots on back. $1.25 m(m)mr

US 59 & US 281. "BUENAS NOCHES MOTEL / U.S. Highway 59 and 281 / George West, Texas" chrome post card showing cars too, mailed 1955, trivial wear at one corner. $1.50

US 60 WEST. "LILLIANA MOTEL / U. S. 60 WEST, SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. VA." Includes a car, unused chrome postcard with fresh appearance. $1.50

US 62. "Observation Tower on Scenic U. S. Highway 62 / in the Arkansas Ozarks" unused linen post card. $1.50

US 66. "112  Lava Beds and Sunset Mt., Highway 66, Northern Arizona / 5B-H734" linen postcard mailed 1949 in Cameron by someone who had just finished climbing it & recounts the experience. The captioning does not make it clear which Sunset Mountain it is -- East or West -- but this extinct volcano is on the north side of the route, and can be seen for many miles. $3.00 a(s)rv

Error_ApprovedByDuncan-200_small.JPG available from Judnick.comUS ROUTE 66. "APPROVED BY / DUNCAN HINES // CASA LINDA MOTEL / U. S. 66, 1˝ Miles East, Phone 773W / GALLUP, NEW MEXICO" with AAA symbol at upper left, and inked out caption (presumably erroneous or out-of-date) at upper right, unused Portraitone postcard with advert on back, long vertical crease through left side of card. Bet there are not too many of these! $4.50 n(g)rem

US ROUTE 66. Barr's Post Card News. September 21, 2015 (28 pages). Articles on Route 66 & other roadside Americana & dog postcards. $1.25 prd NEW / NUEVO / NEU

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US ROUTE 66. "LEATHERWOOD MANOR   Tucumcari, N.M. / 1023 E. Hiway 66..." showing its exterior when it was owned & operated by Jim & Lois Tiernan, unused chrome post card. $2.50 nrg*

Motel_NewestAndFinest-200_small.jpg roadside Americana post card available from LotsOfCards.comU.S. ROUTE 66. "Newest and Finest / Desert View Lodge / West on Highway 66 / HOLBROOK, ARIZONA // Photo Credit -- Dale Slocum, Flagstaff, Arizona" showing its exterior circa 1955 (dated on back), when owned & operated by Ruby and Jim McDermott; Tichnor postcard made in the USA, tiny upper corner bend, mild corner & edge wear. $4.50 a(h)mrgp

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US ROUTE 66.
"WEST '40' CAMP AREA / A RED ARROW CAMP / I 40 - US 66 - 3 mi. W. of US 83" showing a trailer park entrance, with map on back, unused chrome post card. Near Shamrock Texas. $3.50 tcr

Illinois_Macomb_TheCurve-200_small.JPG roadside Americana post card available from Judnick.comUS ROUTE 67 & US ROUTE 136. "THE CURVE MOTEL & CAFE - U. S. HYS. 67 & 136 - MACOMB, ILL." with a late-40's car parked outside, unused postcard, light mark in the upper left front border, trivial wear at the bottom corners. The printing is poor quality. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 i(m)mr

INTERSTATE 76 / PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE. "INTERESTING SCENES / Pennsylvania / TURNPIKE" linen-era folder with 18 scenes meant to be sent collectively at the 1-1/2-cent rate, Minsky Bros. & Co. copyright. Back outer cover shows the western terminus connecting US Route 30. Tiny dent, tiny spot & corner stress mark on front cover. Included within: the twin tunnels, the "Little Panama" cut, Pyramid Point, Bedford Narrows bridge, & a detailed map. Now I-76. $3.75 p(p)r

US ROUTE 97. "PETERSEN ROCK GARDENS, one of central Oregon's / most famous attractions, started as a hobby…" unused chrome postcard from a photo by Hilt Hansen, corner crease, pinholes at top corners. $0.50 or


US HIGHWAY 101. "R-33  Along the Coast on U. S. Highway 101 / Oil Wells in the Pacific between Ventura and Santa Barbara, California  8A-H3001" unused linen post card in excellent condition. $2.75 orc(u)

US ROUTE 522. "'THE TERRACE,' WINCHESTER, VIRGINIA" showing its entrance on US Route 522, unused advertising postcard when Mrs. W. H. Bosserman ran it, long corner crease, edges otherwise sound. $4.50 v(w)rg


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"50  ELEPHANT HOTEL, MARGATE CITY, AN OLD LANDMARK, ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. / THE ONLY ELEPHANT IN THE WORLD YOU CAN BO THROUGH AND COME OUT ALIVE  3A-H1206" unused linen postcard from Jersey Supply Company, excellent condition. Circa 1933. $6.50 ner

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"7--ELEPHANT HOTEL, ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. / The only elephant in the world you can go through and / come out alive." Chrome post card mailed 1959, TB seal added on back. Spectacular! $5.00 !

Indian_AbenakieIndiansWhite-1001.jpg (344102 bytes)"ABENAKIE INDIANS, WHITE MTS., N. H.  39" showing a roadside stand with 'CAMPNo.2' carved over the doorway, unused white-border era postcard from J. V. Hartman & Company, small corner crease, minor corner wear. $5.00 inr*

"BROADWAY COURTS / 450 West Picacho…On U. S. Highways 70-80-85…" in Las Cruces New Mexico, chrome multiview including their swimming pool, post card mailed 1958. $1.25

NewYork_NearPortland_DearPeach-200_small.jpg roadside postcard available from Judnick.com"Dear Peach Customer: / Our Red Haven Peaches / are ready now and will / last about 10 days... / Howard C. Green Farm / Route 20, 1 Mile West / of Portland, N.Y." showing a peach stand by the roadside, family members posed by it; chrome post card mailed 1965 with typed advertising message for caption here, light toning on back, trace of cancel ink on front . corner crease, minor corner & edge wear. Unusual subject matter. A large peach with a long shelf life. $5.00 ngar

"ENTRANCE SIGN / MARINELAND OF THE PACIFIC / ... / Bubbles, the pilot whale, and her friends, the Pacific / White-sided Dolphins--all done up in fibreglas(sic)--" unused chrome post card from a George E. Watson photo, nice roadside attention-getter. $1.25 cr

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Artist_Ott_Pennsylvania_100.jpg (422707 bytes)"GREETINGS FROM THE / 'PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH COUNTRY' / Display of the styles of hex-signs painted by a hex / sign painter and used in PENNA. DUTCH COUNTRY / on houses and barns." Unused chrome postcard made by Dexter, fresh appearance & exceptionally colorful. Artist is Johnny Ott. $2.00 ap(u)r

"Henkelmann's Museum / Yes, we play!  / Woodruff, Wis." showing 3 black bears standing & holding instruments (accordion, bass & harmonica); unused Kodak real photo post card, edge wear near one bottom corner. This roadside attraction is long gone & postcards from it are rare. $15.00 w(w)gmmrb

"INDIAN VILLAGE / ST. IGNACE, MICHIGAN…" roadside Americana featuring teepees, chrome post card with pinholes at top, lightly toned back. $1.00

Illinois_SouthDecatur_LighthouseCafe-100.jpg (323297 bytes)"LIGHTHOUSE CAFÉ / Motel & Service Station / SOUTH DECATUR, ILL. / JUNCTION 47 & 51"circa 1956, unused black & white post card. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 i(d)rlgm^

"MAGNOLIA PLANTATION / 'The South's Finest' / 4 Miles South - Interstate 75 / Tifton, Ga." advertising gifts & pecans & food & gas, unused chrome post card from Ray Hancock, faint paper clip mark on back. $3.00 ggr


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"MAYPOLE / Frankenmuth, Michigan 48734" marking the entrance to the town in a style similar to those in Bavaria, stressing the occupations of some residents; unused chrome. An interesting piece of roadside Americana that is explained in detail on the back. $2.00 m(f)r

  NewHampshire_NorthWoodstock,NC103-200_small.jpg roadside post card available from LotsOfCards.com  "NC103 / At North Woodstock in the Franconia / Notch Region of New Hampshire, the / trained bears at Clark's Eskimo Sled / Dog Ranch put on an interesting out- / door performance several times a day." showing the black bear 'Ebony' drinking pop atop a barrel, unused postcard. $4.00 n(n)brd NEW / NUEVO / NEU

"OLEANDER COURT / U.S. Hiway (sic) 17 N. Brunswick, Ga." With readable signs, linen post card mailed 1956, small corner crease, faint cancel ink on front. $2.00 gr

"'Ships Haven' Tavern on / S. Rt. 128 Lynnfield Mass" signed art depicting a side view of the restaurant made in the shape of a ship, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed there 1955, multiple creases that are not too obtrusive. $2.00 (m(l)r)

Michigan_Ossineke_Stegosaurus-100.jpg (370653 bytes)"STEGOSAURUS IN DOMKE'S PREHISTORICAL 200 GARDENS  J1014 / OSSINEKE, MICH." real photo with good composition, mailed 1965, slight corner wear. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50

"The 'World's Largest Pumpkin' Water Tower sym- / bolizing the City of Circleville, Ohio's annual / ..." showing it it vertical format, unused postcard in near-mint condition. $1.50 or

"Times Square, New York City, N.Y." prominently showing an APPAREL FOR WOMEN SIGN consisting of a shapely woman at least 2 stories high, linen postcard with good color. $2.50

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Michigan_WestBranch_WBMCityWith-100.JPG (381595 bytes)"West Branch, MI / 'City with a Smile' 2nd Edition" showing its distinctive 175-foot high happy-face water tower above the trees, unused continental postcard, trivial corner wear, Can't tell which direction it is seen from--front and back both have the happy-face! $1.25 mr


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