Posted 5 years ago
This one, albeit worn, has a few special things about it.
To me, what is most exciting is that it says, "After March 1, 1907, this space can be used for a written message...."
Prior to some time (I now know exactly when) in 1907, you were supposed to write a message only on the front of a postcard. The back was solely for addressing. Of course, people often went against this.
Another interesting thing is who this one is addressed to:
From what I gather, this was addressed to:
Capt. Geo. Robertson,
I didn't find Captain Robertson in Detroit. Nor am I sure what Str. Phenix is-- Phenix also being written out in large letters at top over the 1907 postmark from Denver, Colo.
Other than this, the only other things of interest are the train-theme and message on front and back.
Geo. N.R. / This is a glimpse of what we saw this afternoon-- altitude agreed with us both fine. Will let you know where to write in a few days.