Duxbury Pier Light, Plymouth, Harbor

Duxbury Pier Light, Plymouth, Harbor

TITLE: Duxbury Pier Light, Plymouth, Harbor
CAPTION: None
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

Boston Light, Entrance to Harbor, Boston, Mass.

Boston Light, Entrance to Harbor, Boston, Mass.

TITLE: Boston Light, Entrance to Harbor, Boston, Mass
CAPTION: None – Undivided back postcard
POSTCARD ID: None
PUBLISHER: Published by The Metropolitan News Co., Boston
POSTMARK: Unused Standard Sized Postcard

Long Island Head Light, Boston Harbor, Mass

Long Island Light, Boston Harbor, Mass.

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

U.S. Wireless Station and Highland Light, North Truro, Cape Cod, MASS.

U.S. Wireless Station and Highland Light, North Truro, Cape Cod, MASS.

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

 

Thatcher’s Island Lights, Rockport, Mass., Cape Ann

Thatcher’s Island Lights, Rockport, Mass., Cape Ann

TITLE: Thatcher’s Island Lights, Rockport, Mass., Cape Ann
CAPTION: None
POSTCARD ID: 917
PUBLISHER: American Art Postcard Co., Boston, Mass
PHOTOLUX
POSTMARK: Rockport, MASS AUG 12, 1955

Martha’s Vineyard Island, Mass., Gay Head Light

This blog post features two postcards featuring Gay Head Light – same image on both cards: one is posted and the other is unposted.

Martha’s Vineyard Island, Mass., Gay Head Light
Posted card – Gay Head Light
Unosted card – Gay Head Light

TITLE: Martha’s Vineyard Island, Mass. Gay Head Light
CAPTION: None
POSTCARD ID: OC613-N
PUBLISHER: Distributed by New Bedford News Company, New Bedford, Massachusetts
POSTMARK: Falmouth, Mass. Aug13, 1951 and another card unused

Gay Head Light

Gay Head Light, Massachusetts</CENTER

TITLE: Gay Head Light
CAPTION: The Gay Head Lighthouse at Dusk
Photo by G. Frederick Stark
POSTCARD ID: P329083
PUBLISHER: Dist. by Edward L. Thomas, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568
POSTMARK: None – Unused Standard Sized Postcard

Narrows (Bug) Light – Sunset, Boston Harbor

Bug Light, Sunset, Boston Harbor

TITLE: BUG LIGHT, SUNSET, BOSTON HARBOR
CAPTION: None
POSTCARD ID: NONE
PUBLISHER: R.P.Co – The Robbins Brothers Co.
POSTMARK: None ~ Unused Standard Sized Postcard

Chatham Light – Weather Warning Signals

Weather Warning Signals – Chatham Light

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

 

Nantucket Lightship ~ Of Reverie and reflection . . .

Nantucket Lightship ~ Of reverie and reflection . . .

TITLE: Of reverie and reflection . . .
CAPTION: The Far-Away Island
Nantucket, Massachusetts
POSTCARD ID: 85968-D
PUBLISHER: © Photo & Pub. by Eda Schanzer
POSTMARK: Providence, RI 029 PM 5 OCT 1991 & Nantucket, MASS Oct-5’91