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8064-VS. "Iowa Train Wreck(?)" - Steam locomotive on side , # 215 on front of engine - at least six cars off tracks - very close view - spectators, victorian dressed women -REAL PHOTO postcard circa 1907 or before - no title, black printed back - COND: Good, face crease that does not distract, age discoloration - PMarked Oct 7, 1907 from PER???, Iowa to Stone City Iowa - Price $ 22.00

8644. "Hanson Farm After the Tornado June-12-1915 Payne Photo" - handwritten white title, B&W REAL PHOTO, circa 1915, rare card - scene of devastation after tornado - leveled buildings - several old autos - horse drawn wagon - many people, children - black pigs running loose - writer says on back of card: "I guess Rossville will go next" - Very Good, no creases - PMarked June 28, 1915 ___?___ Iowa - NOTE: this tornado was June 12, 1915 From Allamakee County (county seat Waukon), Iowa to Wisconsin area - Price $ 12.00 Postpaid to U.S. location


7878. "In All That Is Good, Iowa Affords the Best" - four scene card: "Westward" mural/painting, The Iowa Capitol Building, Historical Building, Soldiers" and Sailor's Monumnet (vignette scenes) - Title on back of card -large rubber stamp on front of card: signature of : Leo A. Hoegh, Governor of State of Iowa - state facts on back -Old Linen Era - Not postally used - Cond: Excellent - black printed back - Publ. by: na, - PB-5989 - Price: $ 4.50


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8383. "Carnegie Library, Carroll, Iowa" - close, exterior view B&W photoprint - dirt street - tile roof - tall windows - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Pub. by: Carroll Post Card Co, 7831 on back - red title, brown printed back - Not postally used - COND: Excellent - Price $ 5.00

8963."Smith Brothers - General Store" - 1014 - 1020 S 4th St. Clinton Iowa 52732 - close exterior view - small blue car, at front - striped awnings - Tru Value sign -goods on sidewalk - two storey brick building - Vintage "Chrome" era card, 3x5, full bleed - - Published by: Quint Cities Photo Service, 17266 on back - blue printed back - COND: Very good, slight corner wear - Not postally used - Price $ 4.00

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1600. Home Of The People's Popular Monthly - (Five Story Building - Old Cars In Front - Rail Cars In Back - Largest Circulation Of Any Home Magazine West Of The Mississippi - Advertising On Back) Des Moines, IA - Unused - EX - Old Divided Back - No Pubr. Listed - Price $ 3.00

4072. Governor's Room State Capitol, Des Moines, Iowa. (Interior Of Room - Desk/Chair In Foreground - Hanging Gas Chandlier - Much Furniture - Carpet - Green Walls - Back Says "Souteast End Of Building") Title Bottom. Horiz. Des Moines, IA - Unused - Cond: EX - Old Divided Back - Black Printed Back - No Pubr. Listed - Price $ 2.50

6339. Home Of Successful Farming Pub. Co. - Des Moines, Iowa - Exterior Of Three Story Brick/Stone Bldg - Inset oval pic Of E. T. Meredith, Publisher - Where Successful Farming, Fruit Garden And Home, And Dairy Farmer Are Printed - Horiz - Black Title At Bottom - Des Moines, IA - Unused - Cond: VG+ (No Creases) - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Brown Printed Back - Publ: Successful Farming - Info Paragraph On Back - Price $ 4.50

6340. Home Of Successful Farming Pub. Co. - Des Moines, Iowa - 600,000 Copies Monthly - (Exterior Of Three Story Brick/Stone Bldg - Inset. Oval Pic Of E.T. Meredith , Publisher - Where Successful Farming, Fruit Garden And Home, And Dairy Farmer Are Printed - Vert. - Black Title At Top - Des Moines, IA - Unused - Cond: VG+ (No Creases) - Old Divided Back - Brown Printed Back - Publ: Successful Farming - (Gold Stamped Frame Around Inset Pic - Artist "Enhanced") (Minor Age Discoloration) - Price $ 4.50

9079. "Drake University, Des Moines, Ia." - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Unused -Close, exterior view - people -Pub. by: McCurnin Drug Co, 368 - C E Wheelock & Co - Corner rounding - Price $ 6.00

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8817. "County Court House, Dubuque, IA." - close, full frame view from street level - AGE: Divided Back circa 1907-1910 - Pub. by: B. B. Co. - brown title, brown printed back - Condition: Very Good, no creases - PMarked 1910 - Price $ 7.50

5648. Waiting Station And Loop, Union Park, Dubuque. - Area Beside Tracks With Roof - Wooden, House Or Building Just Behind This Station - Flowers In Foreground - Horiz - Med. Close View - Dubuque, IA - Unused - Cond: VG+, No Creases - Old White Border - Black Title At Bottom - Publ: Buettell Brothers Company, Dubuque - Made In U.S.A. # R-62600 - Price $3.00


2399. Post Office. Dunlap, Ia. (Two Story Brick Building - Street Scene - Dirt Street - Many Horse Drawn Wagons - Many People Gathered In Front Of Building - Dally Hdw. Co. - Jessup Building) B&W Photo Print - Very Clear - Horiz - Dunlap, IA - Unused - Cond: VG+ (No Creases - Lt. Album Marks)- UN-Divided Back 1901-1907 - Title Bottom White Margin - The American News Co., No. A 1763 - Excelsior - Black Printed Back - Price: $ 8.00

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8055. "Public and High Schools, Forest City, Iowa" - close view of two storey, white wooden building and two storey brick building to right - man in front of white building -black and white, sharp/clear image - Old Divided Back 1907-1911 Era -Pub. by: , (back front) - black title on white bottom margin, black printed back -COND: Very Good, very slight corner rounding, bottom left corner crease that is hardly noticeable - PMarked 1911 Forest City - Price $ 12.50

8054. "High School, Forest City, IA." - very close exterior view, three storey brick building - open windows - B&W REAL PHOTO EKC stamp box circa 1930-1950, full bleed image -Pub. by: no name, 4103 (front) - HW white title, black printed back -COND: Very Good, no creases, glue marks, from album, on back of card - Not postally used - Price $ 6.50

8053. "River Scene, Forest City, IA." - "Winnebago River" handwritten on back of card, neatly - winding river amoung trees - B&W REAL PHOTO "Genuine Photograph" stamp box, full bleed image -Pub. by: The Co-Mo Company, (back) - HW white title, black printed back -COND: Very Good, no creases - Not postally used - Price $ 6.50

8052. "Office and Grounds of Hill City Greenhouses, Forest City, Iowa" - man with push mower, by greenhouse - field of plants at right - colorized photoprint -Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era -Pub. by: no name - black title, black printed back -COND: Excellent, - Not postally used PMarked 19 - Price $ 12.50

4978. The "Old Brick" School House Forest City, Iowa In 1876 - Teachers: Prof. Guthrie, W. H. May, Elsie Cooper, Mary Pinckney Elder. - Copyright 1908 By Willard Secor. - B&W Photo Print W/Pink & Blue Shading - Children & Teachers Outside) Horiz. - Forest City, IA - Unused - Cond: VG+ (No Creases) - Old Divided Back - Black Printed Back - Publ: Willard Secor - Price $9.50

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6566. "Main St Independence, Ia. "8/28/96. J.E.S." (Hand Written, Ink) - Street Scene - Electric Trolley Tracks - Unpaved Street - Cigar Advertising - Drugstore - Cafe - Other Signs - Horse Drawn - People/Children - Storefronts - Wood Sidewalks Across Street - Independence, IA - PMarked 1906 Independence - Old Divided Back - Blue Printed Back - No Pubr. Listed - COND: VG+ (No Creases - "Scuff"/Wear At Center, On Street) - Price $ 14.00


7715. "First Congregational Church, Iowa Falls, Iowa" - B&W photoprint - exterior of stone church, from left side - tree -Old UN-Divided Back Era - PMarked 1908, Flag Cancel -Pub. by: na, - some cancel on face at upper image - card trimmed slightly - Price $ 3.00

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7547. "PANORAMA OF MT. PLEASANT, IOWA" - TRI FOLD PANORAMIC CARD - Street Scene - B&W photoprint -Street scene view down three streets - Storefronts - Horsedrawn vehicles -People - Drugstore at far right. "Soda Water", "Drugs", "Wall Paper - Paints" -Old UN-Divided Back Era - Not postally used -Series 152 Sold Exclusively by J. H. Jericho & Co. - Copyright 1907 by F. J. Bandholtz, Des Moines, Iowa, Publisher -"MAIL CARD" - black printed back - Stamp box says "One Cent Postage All Over the World" - "correspondence 1 cent extra" over address space - Price $ 20.00

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