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White Sands National Monument, New Mexico— Various types of vegetation are found within the Monument. This area may be seen a short distance from the entrance. 

White Sands National Monument, New Mexico— Various types of vegetation are found within the Monument. This area may be seen a short distance from the entrance. 

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San Gorgonio Pass, California— East of Banning in the Whitewater area are many windmill farms. Thousands of these windmills help generate electrical power

San Gorgonio Pass, California— East of Banning in the Whitewater area are many windmill farms. Thousands of these windmills help generate electrical power

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The Salton Sea

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Here is a link to a gallery of more Salton Sea postcards.

Postcards of the Salton Sea before it became a post-apocalyptic wasteland.

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Michigan’s shoreline borders on four of the five great lakes. A large part of this area is in parks and recreational areas for all to enjoy.

Michigan’s shoreline borders on four of the five great lakes. A large part of this area is in parks and recreational areas for all to enjoy.

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San Bernardino, California— Settled by Mormons in the 1850s, San Bernardino is the largest county in area in the United States. It is the gateway to the popular resort areas of the San Bernardino Mountains, which include Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear.

San Bernardino, California— Settled by Mormons in the 1850s, San Bernardino is the largest county in area in the United States. It is the gateway to the popular resort areas of the San Bernardino Mountains, which include Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear.

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Tunnel on Cloudcroft Highway, New Mexico
Cloudcroft is a very popular resort center on the crest of the Sacramento Mountains. It is located in a region of deep green forests interspersed with wide lush meadows.
During the summer months it brings many thousands of tourists from all over the country. In the winter the roads are kept open and many winter sports are enjoyed here.

Tunnel on Cloudcroft Highway, New Mexico

Cloudcroft is a very popular resort center on the crest of the Sacramento Mountains. It is located in a region of deep green forests interspersed with wide lush meadows.

During the summer months it brings many thousands of tourists from all over the country. In the winter the roads are kept open and many winter sports are enjoyed here.

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Summer Postcards

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Summer Scene, mixed media on canvas, 4”x6” 

A little summer art from my latest horde of vintage postcards that I have been scanning and posting here recently.

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Treasure Island— An aerial of Treasure Island with the Bay Bridge and San Francisco in the background.

Treasure Island— An aerial of Treasure Island with the Bay Bridge and San Francisco in the background.

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Santa Clara Mission Church— Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico

Santa Clara Mission Church— Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico

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The North Redoubt, Old Fort Niagara with Millet Cross at Left— The British Redoubts were built in 1770-71 for the flanking protection of the old Castle. They were complete fortresses in themselves, with walls five feet thick, and mounting cannon. Old Fort Niagara, 14 miles from Niagara Falls, is open to visitors the year ‘round.

The North Redoubt, Old Fort Niagara with Millet Cross at Left— The British Redoubts were built in 1770-71 for the flanking protection of the old Castle. They were complete fortresses in themselves, with walls five feet thick, and mounting cannon. Old Fort Niagara, 14 miles from Niagara Falls, is open to visitors the year ‘round.