This is the first postcard I produced.
CAPTION: Built in 1822, the Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse is 40-feet high; the lantern room adds an additional 12-feet. Climbing to the top will allow you a beautiful view of the surrounding area.
Photo ©Robert D. DaVia, www.seathelights.com
Modern sized postcard – 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″
POSTCARD ID: STL-001
Copies of this postcard available for purchase.
A lightvessel, or lightship, is a ship which acts as a lighthouse. They are used in waters that are too deep or otherwise unsuitable for lighthouse construction
Nantucket Shoal Station, MA 1937
Built in 1936 to replace Lightship #117 after it was struck and sunk with seven of its 11 crew members. Heavy seas and thick fog made this a dangerous station on the south end of the shoal.
This postcard is a reproduction card, based on an older image. It is standard sized.
POSTCARD ID: PC145001
©LEIB IMAGE ARCHIVES, YORK, PA
Copies of this card available for sale!
LIGHTHOUSE IN LAKESIDE PARK, FOND DU LAC. WIS – 70
CAPTION: Situated on the southern end of Lake Winnebago, Fond du Lac is the county seat and one of Wisconsin’s commercial and industrial centers. Through efforts of City Officials, the Park Board and the Yacht Club have built and now maintain the finest harbor on the lake.
POSTCARD ID’s: 70 & 9070
NATURAL COLOR POST CARD MADE IN U.S.A. BY E.C. KROPP CO., MILWAUKEE, WIS
6742 Benodet -Le Phare el Malakoff
POSTCARD ID: 6742
Photo by Joseph Villmer, Quimper, France
Unused, Standard Sized Postcard
BOSTON HARBOR, Mass. Boston Light
Mason Bros. & Co., Boston, Mass.
Made in Germany
Unused Standard Sized Postcard
HABANA: FAROLA DEL MORRO
HAVANA: LIGHTHOUSE IN MORRO CASTLE
POSTCARD ID: 52549-N & No. 33
POSTMARK: AUG 31, 1951, MARATHON, FL
Standard Size Postcard
YBEL Light – Sanibel Island, Florida
Unused Standard Size
POSTCARD ID: 99196-B
Published by Ft. Myers Photo Supply, Cleaveland Avenue, Ft. Myers, Fla.
THE S.S. MILWAUKEE CLIPPER
The “Clipper” is a well known excursion boat which carries passengers and autos across Lake Michigan between Milwaukee and Muskegon, Michigan.
POSTMARK: MILWAUKEE WIS AUG 15 1956 5PM
This postcard of the Perch Rock Light, in New Brighton, England, is a Hold-To-Light card. The first image shows the postcard in normal light. But, if you hold it up to a light, you can see the beam of light from the lantern, as well as lights on the ship, the moon in the sky, and highlights in the waves.
Transparency Series No.3
Chessie’s water-borne links between Ludington, Michagan and the Wisconsin ports of Milwaukee, Manitowoc and Kewaunee move 175,000 passengers, 50,000 autos and 100,000 cars of freight annually across Lake Michigan. Vacationists from many states choose C&O’s cross lake short cut as pleasant and restful interludes in a busy schedule. C&O’s fleet of seven ships operates round the clock every day throughout the year.
Postmark: IONIA, MI FEB 18 1967