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Posted 04/29/2015   4:49 pm  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Oh yeah, COOL railcar! I think that car, or one like it, was recently restored. I read it in TRAINS magazine. Research required...
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Posted 04/29/2015   6:31 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Hal to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Fantastic thread. THANK YOU to everyone who posted. Brought back fond memories of my father who started me on stamps, built model HO trains from scratch, and collected old trains on post cards like this. Again, Thank You to every one!

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Posted 04/29/2015   6:45 pm  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
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Thanks Nells, not sure if the mail car is a McKeen built rail car, but I sent the site admistrator an email with the postcard attached. We'll see what he has to say, as the site shows several combitnation cars( Mail/Baggage/Smoker/Passenger) but none of a simalar design as my card.
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Posted 05/03/2015   4:40 pm  Show Profile Check GeoffHa's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GeoffHa to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Les gares de Paris:

St Lazare, with beautiful writing from a lady in Charenton:









Gare de Lyon:





Gare de l'Est:







Gare d'Orsay:







and a rather staid gare du Nord:







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Posted 05/03/2015   5:54 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ikeyPikey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Good on you to find the old collotypes GPU (Genuinely Postally Used), GeoffHa.
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Posted 05/03/2015   6:24 pm  Show Profile Check GeoffHa's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add GeoffHa to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Most of my cards of Paris stations are unused, but I managed to unearth these. St Lazare is particulalrly photogenic. Unlike London stations, most if these are still relatively unspoilt, and Gare d'Orsay is now the Musee d'Orsay, so has been preserved.
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Posted 05/03/2015   7:33 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Ciletaliph to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I dug out a few.
The Whirlpool Rapids Bridge near Niagara Falls.



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Posted 05/03/2015   7:37 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Ciletaliph to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
New Philly is about an hours drive south of me.


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Along the Tuscarawas River.



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Posted 09/07/2015   7:50 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add PoStat4evR to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is a post card I picked up at a show a few weeks ago. It is of the Northern Electric RR's pair of electric interurbans. It operated between Chico, California and Sacramento, CAlifornia at the beginning of the 1900's. The line ran about 90 miles plus or minus.
This interurban was purchased by the Sacramento Northern RR, which later became part of the Western Pacific RR. The card was cancelled in 1910 in Sacramento. Enjoy.


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for the topic:





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Posted 03/27/2016   11:39 am  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
That bridge is quite something, isn't it? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Overseas_Railroad
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Posted 03/27/2016   5:36 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Ciletaliph to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Passenger Depot Entrance in Bellaire,Ohio.



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Posted 03/27/2016   6:03 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Ciletaliph to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Speaking of the B & O RR, I thought this was neat.
A bill of lading document dated Sept. 5, 1916, with
a hand cancelled documentary stamp from The Dobson Evans Co.
Some interesting items being shipped.










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