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[Postcard of Columbia River Longview Bridge 2]

Description: Postcard of a bridge stretching over a large river splitting two fields with scattered houses and factories. On the top and bottom of the postcard, you are encouraged to "Park on the world's highest bridge over shipping, and view longview from the clouds on the direct route from Canada to Old Mexico." On the back, the postcard is described as follows - "Columbia river longview bridge between Longview, Washington and Rainier, Oregon. This six million dollar span is the highest in the world over deep water shipping. Length of bridge 1 6-10 miles, height of steel above water 330 feet. Connecting the Pacific Highway with the Scenic All Ocean Oregon Coast Route via the Lower Columbia River Highway."
Date: unknown
Creator: Curteich & Co., Inc.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Swan Pond in Central Park]

Description: Postcard of a group of finely dressed young people watching four swans on a pond as a boat floats under a bridge. The note on the back of the postcard reads, "We fed the ducks last Sunday. Auntie Curley." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 28, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Panhandle Bridge]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a train crossing the bridge moving away from the viewer. On the left side of the postcard, on top of the bridge is a green house-like structure. The bridge crosses the Ohio river. In the foreground, to the left corner, are men working. Underneath the image is printed: "Panhandle Bridge, Louisville, Ky." At the bottom of the postcard is handwritten text that says, "Reached here all ok. Write to me, my address is Hotel Willard. How is Miss S. Sia." The postcard is addressed to Miss Mamie McFaddin in Beaumont, Texas.
Date: 1906
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Entrance to Eden Park]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a bridge. The top of the bridge is for streetcars while the arch underneath is the entrance to Eden Park. A horse carriage with two figures is coming out of the park. Behind the carriage are three visible figures. To the sides of the road are trees and grass. Underneath the image is printed the following: "Entrance to Eden Park, Cincinnati, O." At the bottom of the postcard is illegible handwritten text. The postcard is addressed to Miss Mamie in Beaumont, Texas.
Date: 1906
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of a Suspension Bridge in Cincinnati]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a suspension bridge in Cincinnati from a diagonal point of view. In the background is a city, in the middle ground there is a river and in the foreground there is a patch of grass. On the front of the postcard is printed the following: "Suspension Bridge, Cincinnati, O." On the right side of the front of the postcard there is illegible handwritten text. On the back of the postcard there is illegible handwritten text.
Date: 1906
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Columbia River Longview Bridge]

Description: Postcard of a bridge stretching over a large river splitting two fields with scattered houses and factories. On the top and bottom of the postcard, you are encouraged to "Park on the world's highest bridge over shipping, and view longview from the clouds on the direct route from Canada to Old Mexico." On the back, the postcard is described as follows - "Columbia river longview bridge between Longview, Washington and Rainier, Oregon. This six million dollar span is the highest in the world over deep water shipping. Length of bridge 1 6-10 miles, height of steel above water 330 feet. Connecting the Pacific Highway with the Scenic All Ocean Oregon Coast Route via the Lower Columbia River Highway."
Date: unknown
Creator: Curteich & Co., Inc.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Sydney Harbor Bridge and Opera House]

Description: Postcard of the iconic Sydney opera house with a blue-lit bridge in the background against a dark night sky. On the back, water damage obscures some of the writing, but what is legible reads as the following - "had a truly delightful trip [...] country [...] people in [...] a wildlife [...] daughters. [...] etc. Past [...] Canberry. Mrs. E. E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Beaumont Texas 77702 USA."
Date: unknown
Creator: Murfett Pty. Ltd.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bridge over Ohio River in Parkersburg]

Description: Postcard of a bridge crossing a river with a train crossing the bridge. A note reads, "Write to my sons my address 1020 Queen St." The letter continues with "I certainly am horny sick for Prince," the rest of the letter is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin Huntington, W. Va."
Date: August 14, 1908
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Congress Avenue Bridge in Austin]

Description: Postcard of a concrete bridge crossing the Colorado River in Austin, Texas. The letter on the back of the postcard reads, "Austin - Tex 1912 Speedway - I know you are busy making preparations to leave for school soon - The University here opens on the 29th. How is everyone in Beaumont? My regards to your mother. Sincerely, Alla Nitsclake." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Tex."
Date: September 9, 1911
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of the Bridge on Kronkosky Hill, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the Bridge on Kronkosky Hill in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of long, tall, skinny suspension bridge made from concrete and metal, spanning across a large open space between two hills. There are many trees on the two hills and on either side of the bridge. The sky in the background has been colored blue with ink. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of the Cibolo Bridge, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the Cibolo bridge in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of a concrete bridge that spans across a small body of water. Small farmhouses can be seen just across the bridge on the other side, with several animals in the farmyards. Driving on the bridge and on the road leading up to the bridge, there are two horse-and-buggy carts and an automobile. The sky in the background has been colored blue with ink. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard to Mrs. F. Adler, April 6, 1920]

Description: Postcard to Mrs. F. Adler, in San Antonio. The front of the postcard features a photograph of a tall, narrow, metal suspension bridge above a large ditch filled with trees. In the background, two large brick, three-story buildings sit side by side on a hill overlooking the bridge.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from H. T. to Mrs. Fritz Adler, December 8, 1911]

Description: Postcard from H. T. to Mrs. Fritz Adler, discussing... The front of the postcard features a photograph of a stone bridge with a small, arched tunnel through the middle. On top of the bridge, which has a wooden rail along the edge, there is a small buggy being pulled by a horse. There are trees at the base and upper left side of the bridge, and through the tunnel, more trees are visible.
Date: December 8, 1911
Creator: T, H.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from Bette to Mr. I. McIngvall, March 6, 1914]

Description: Postcard from Bette to Mr. I. McIngvall, discussing her stay in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of long, tall, skinny suspension bridge in Boerne, Texas, made from concrete and metal, and spanning across a large open space between two hills. There are many trees on the two hills and on either side of the bridge. A handwritten note at the top of the photo reads, "We walked here today."
Date: March 6, 1914
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

Polk Street Bridge, Richardson, Texas

Description: Polk Street, looking east from the bridge over the Floyd Branch of Cottonwood Creek, just east of the intersection with Sherman Street. To the back, on the right/south side of Polk Street, is the North Texas Lumber Co. building, Central St., then the Houston & Texas Central Railroad. A Southern Pacific boxcar is on the railroad, with an open, flatbed truck in front of it. A truck is partially visible on Central Street. Polk Street is blacktop with grass growing up to the street.
Date: unknown
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Polk Street Bridge, Richardson, Texas

Description: Polk Street, bridge over Floyd Branch of Cottonwood Creek, looking north toward Main Street. Sherman Street extends south from the left side of the photograph (not visible). There is a gap in the north/south pavement between Polk and Main Streets where Sherman Street might extend north toward Main Street. Leafed trees are along both sides of the picture, beyond the bridge. Utility lines and poles go along both sides of the right-of-way. Buildings and cars are visible. Past the intersection with Main Street, on the left/west is Children's Wonderworld, 113 Sherman, a toy and hobby store.
Date: August 1959
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Polk Street Bridge, Richardson, Texas

Description: Polk Street, bridge over Floyd Branch of Cottonwood Creek, looking northeast toward Main Street. Sherman Street extends south from the left side of the photograph (not visible). The street sign is just to the left/west of the bridge. There is a gap in the north/south pavement between Polk and Main Streets where Sherman Street might extend north toward Main Street. Leafed trees are along both sides of the picture, beyond the bridge. Utility lines and poles go along both sides of the right-of-way. Buildings and cars are visible. Past the intersection with Main Street, on the left/west is Children's Wonderworld, 113 Sherman, a toy and hobby store. This photograph appears to have been taken at the same time as RPLv007a.
Date: August 1959
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Arapaho Road at West Branch, Cottonwood Creek, Richardson, Texas

Description: Grade-level, iron trestle bridge over West Branch of Cottonwood Creek on Arapaho Road. The ends of the bridge spans have horizontal wooden boards attached. Arapaho Road appears to be hard gravel. In the background is the intersection with Martin Rd. (now West Shore Dr.), which extends right/north. The creek area is filled with trees. One utility pole is at the NW corner of the intersection. Beyond, to the horizon, appears to be a flat field.
Date: unknown
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Three Women at Clear Creek Bridge]

Description: Photograph of three women, each wearing Victorian-style attire, sitting together in a small row boat at Clear Creek Bridge which once stood at the end of Kansas Street in League City. The bridge, part of which is visible in the background, was the main road between Houston and Galveston until its demolition before Highway 3 was built.
Date: unknown
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library