TITLE: Duxbury Pier Light, Plymouth, Harbor
POSTCARD ID: 13998
PUBLISHER: “Posttint” Card Made Only By Detroit Publishing Co.,
and Published by A.B. Burbank, Plymouth, Mass
POSTMARK: Plymouth, MASS AUG 5 1910
TITLE: Long Island Light, Boston Harbor, Mass
CAPTION: LONG ISLAND LIGHT
On the Northerly end of Long Island, Mass., and the Southerly side of the Easterly end of President Roads, Boston Harbor.
POSTCARD ID: 215725
PUBLISHER: The Leighton & Valentine Co., N.Y. City
Printed in United States
POSTMARK: Unused Standard Sized Postcard
TITLE: U.S. Wireless Station and Highland Light, North Truro, Cape Cod, MASS.
CAPTION: As early as 1797 Mr. Small sold to the United States ten acres of land on which was erected the first lighthouse on Cape Cod. This lighthouse most generally known as Highland Light is on the ocean side of Cape Cod. The cliffs are 140 feet above sea level and the tower is 65 feet. It has a revolving white light and its rays can be seen forty miles at sea. The fog horn has a blast of eight seconds and an interval of thirty seconds.
POSTCARD ID: 163 and 111730
PUBLISHER: Published by E.D. West Co., South Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MASS.
POSTMARK: Stamped but no postmark; Hand dated 9-10-60
This blog post features two postcards featuring Gay Head Light – same image on both cards: one is posted and the other is unposted.
TITLE: Martha’s Vineyard Island, Mass. Gay Head Light
POSTCARD ID: OC613-N
PUBLISHER: Distributed by New Bedford News Company, New Bedford, Massachusetts
POSTMARK: Falmouth, Mass. Aug13, 1951 and another card unused
TITLE: Weather Warning Signals
CAPTION: EXPLANATION OF WARNING DISPLAYS
Effective Jan 1, 1958
SMALL CRAFT WARNINGS – Winds up to 33 knots (38 m.p.h.) and/or sea conditions dangerous to small craft operations are forecast for the area.
GALE WARNINGS – Winds, ranging from 34 to 48 knots (39 to 54 m.p.h.) are forecast for the area.
WHOLE GALE WARNINGS – Winds, ranging from 48 to 63 knots (55 to 73 m.p.h.) are forecast for the area.
HURRICANE WARNINGS – Winds 64 knots (74 m.p.h._ and above are forecast for the area.
POSTCARD ID: 39951
PUBLISHER: Copyrighted by Websters, 560-562 Main Street, Chatham, Mass., 1959
POSTMARK: None – Unused Standard Sized Postcard