"1950 Union Oil 76 Postcard Checklist"
NOT FOR SALE


The Union Oil Company issued 213 in 1950 with 101 new views and 112 reprints from past years.They were not numbered and no copyright year was printed on the cards. Some have identical backs as the 1948 and some have new backs. See 1948 for the repeat backs and the folowing codes to help identify the cards. The cards with the 1948 back are a repeat view and are printed with more clarity in the pictures. NV - Old view with new back-48 view NB - New Back with old view-prior 1948 OV - old view with old back OB - Old back with new view H - Horizontal V - Vertical Numbers after code letters indicate year reprinted from NOTICE: This Reference list for Union Oil 76 backs is for individual personal use only-Use & Reproduction(Including scans) of this listing for business purposes will require Walt's written permission. Links to this page will also require Walt's Permission This 1050 series can be identified by observing the logo shown here. & stampbox NOTE: Those with an "*" indicates that the "Made in U.S.A." is a little to the left of the 76 Logo. ALASKA - 7 CALIFORNIA - Cont'd. --- Anchorage-OV-47 --- Echo Park-NV --- Chena River-OV-47 --- Moro Rock-OV-48 --- Juneau-NV --- El Presidio-NV --- Lynn Canal-NB-47 --- Fisherman's Wharf-OV-47-48 --- Mendenhall Glacier-NB-47 --- Golden Gate Bridge-NV --- Mt. Mckinley-OV-47 --- Huntington Lake-OV-48 --- Sitka-OV-48 --- Huntington Library-NV --- International House-NV ARIZONA - 15 --- International Rotunda-NV --- Aspens-OV-48 --- June Lake-OV-48 --- Chiricahua Monument-OV-41 --- Keewah River-NV --- Colorado River-NV --- Kings River-OV-41-47-48 --- Grand Canyon (2 People)-OV-41-48 --- Laguna Beach-H-NV --- Grand Canyon (1 Person)-OV-40-48 --- Laguna Beach-V-OV-48 --- Grand Canyon (Sunset)-NV --- La Jolla-OB --- Mission San Xavier-OV-47-48 --- Lake Arrowhead-OV-41-47-48 --- Oak Creek canyon-OV-47-48 --- Lake Tahoe-NV --- Petrified Forest-NV --- Lompoc-Santa Maria-NV --- Roosevelt Dam-NV --- Long Beach-NV --- Saguaro Cactus-NV --- L.A. City Hall-OV-47-48 --- Salt River Bridge-NV --- L.A. County Beaches-OV-47-48 --- State Capitol-OV-48 --- Los Angeles-Long Beach-OV-48 --- Tombstone-OV-41-48 --- Mirror Lake-NV --- White House Ruin-OV-48 --- Mono Lake-NV --- Morro Rock-OV-41-47-48 CALIFORNIA 89 --- Mount Lassen-OV-41-47 --- All American Canal-OV-48 --- Mt. Baldy-NV --- Big Bear lake-NV --- Mt. Jacinto-NV --- Boiling Mud Pots-NV --- Mt. Shasta-OV-41-48 --- Carson Mansion-NV --- Mt. Whitney-NV --- Catalina-OV-48 --- Natural Bridge-NV --- Coachella Valley-OV-47 --- Ojai Valley-NV --- Colorado River-OV-48 --- Old Town-OV-48 --- Convict Lake-NV --- Old Water Wheel-OV-48 --- Cotton-NV --- Painted Canyon-OV-41-48 --- Death Valley-NB-41-47 --- Palisade Glacier-NV --- Del Norte Coast-NV --- Palm Canyon-NV --- Donner Lake-OB --- Palomar Observatory-NV --- Downeville-NV --- Pinnacles Natl. Mont.-OV-41-48 *n* CALIFORNIA - Cont'd. IDAHO 11 --- Pismo Beach-NV --- Balanced Rock-OV-41-47-48 --- Red Rock Canyon-NV --- Cataldo Mission-OV-40-47 --- Redwood Empire-OV-41-47-48 --- Coeur d'Alene Lake-OV-41-47-48 --- Redwood Forests-NV --- Payette Lake-OV-41-48 --- Russian River-OV-41-47-48 --- Priest Lake-NV --- Salinas Valley-NV --- Redfish Creek-NV --- San Carlos Mission-OV-48 --- Sawtooth Mountains-NV --- San Diego Harbor-NV --- Snake River-NV --- San Fernando Mission-OV-48 --- Sun Valley(Winter)-NV --- San Francisco-Oakland Bay-OB --- Sun Valley(Summer)-NV --- San Francisco-Oakland Bay-OB (Your Minute Man adv on back) --- San Francisco Opera House-OV-48 --- Wallace-NV --- San Gabriel Mission Alter-NV --- San Gabriel Mission Alter-NV (Christmas gift Subscription on back) --- San Juan Capistrano Mission-OV-47-48 MONTANA 11 --- San Luis Rey Mission-NV --- Beartooth Mountains-OV-47-48 --- San Onofre-NV --- Butte-NV --- San Dunes-NV --- Civic Center Building-OV-48 --- Santa Barbara-NV --- Flathead Lake-OV-47-48 --- Santa Barbara Court House-NV --- Galletin River-OV-47-48 --- Santa Barbara Fiesta-OB (diff view) --- Glacier Nat'l Park-OV-47-48 --- Santa Barbara Mission-OB --- Lake Josephine-OV-47-48 --- Sequoia (Sherman Tree)-OV-40 --- Lake St. Mary-NV --- Serra Museum-NV --- Many Glacier-NV --- Seventeen Mile Drive-OV-41-47-48 --- Missiouri River-NV --- Shasta Dam-OV-47-48 (*) --- State Capitol-NB --- Stage Driver's Retreat-NV --- Stanford Memorial Church-NV NEVADA 11 --- State Capitol Building-OB(*)2people --- Bottle House-OV-41-48 --- Sutters Fort-OV-48 --- Elephant Rock-NV --- Television Transmitter-NV --- Hoover Dam-NV --- The Campanile-OV-48 --- Mt. Charleston-OV-41-48 --- Torrey Pines-OV-47-48 --- Pyramid Lake-OV-41-48 --- U.C.L.A.-OV-48 --- Ruth Copper Pit-NV --- Wild Flowers-NV --- State Capitol-OV-48 --- Wilshire Blvd.-OV-47-48 (*) --- Tonopah-NV --- Yosemite Falls-OV-48 --- Truckee River-NV --- Yosemite Valley (River)-OV-48 --- University of Nevada-OV-48 --- Yosemite Valley-NV --- Virginia City-OV-47-48 HAWAII 10 NEW MEXICO 12 --- Bishop Street-OV-47-48 --- Beaver Tail cactus-OV-48 --- Black Sanda of Kalapana-NV --- El Morro-OV-47-48 --- Diamond Head-OV-47-48 --- Elephant Butte-OV-48 --- Fern Forest-NV --- Isleta Indian Pueblo-OV-47-48 --- Hilo Harbor-OV-48 --- Kneeling Nun-NV --- Honolulu-OB --- La Posta-NV --- Island Girl-OV-47-48 --- Navajo Indian Homes-NV --- Nuanu Pali-NV --- Organ Mountains-NV --- Pineappple Field-OV-48 --- Santa Rita Copper Pits-NV --- Surf Riding-OV-48 --- Tesque Indian Pueblo-OV-47-48 --- Taytysaeta Bowekatee-OV-47-48 --- White Sanda Nat'l Monument-OB *n* OREGON 23 UTAH 3 --- Bend-NV --- Cedar Breaks Nat'l Mont.-NV --- Brookings-NV --- The Cathedral-NV --- Bonneville Dam-NV --- Zion Canyon-OV-41-47-48 --- Cannon Beach-OV-47-48 --- Columbia River-OV-47-48 WASHINGTON 20 --- Crater Lake-OV-47-48 --- Ginko Petrified Forest-OV-41-48 --- Crooked River-NV --- Grand Coulee Country-NV --- Daffodils-OV-48 --- Grand Coulee Dam-OV-48 --- Fish Ladders-Bonneville-NV --- Lake Chelan-OV-40-48 --- Fish Ladders-Northwest-NV --- Lake Crescent-NV --- Glacier-NV --- Mount Adams-OV-41-47-48 --- Lambert Gardens-OV-47-48 --- Mt. Adams-OV-41-47-48 --- Malheur Migratory Bird Refuge-NV --- Mt. Baker-NV --- McKenzie Pass-OV-47-48 --- Mt. Rainier (Tipso)-OV-41-48 --- Mitchell-NV --- Mt. St. Helens (Road)-OV-41-48 --- Mt. St. Helens (Road)-OV-41-48 (Your Minute Man adv on back) --- Mt. Hood (Lake)-OV-47-48 --- Peace Arch-OV-47-48 --- Mt. Hood (Tree)-OV-47-48 --- Puyallup Valley-OV-48 --- Multnomah Falls-OV-48 --- Rossario Beach-OV-41-48 --- Picture Gorge-OV-41-48 --- Seattle-NV --- Portland-NV --- Skyhomish River-OV-47-48 --- Rogue River Valley-NV --- Splane-OV-48 --- State Capitol-OV-48 --- St. Joseph Mission-VO-40-48 --- Wallula Gap-NV --- State capitol-OV-48 --- Stevens Pass-NV --- Tucannon River-OV-41-48 --- Wenatchee Valley (Couple)-OB WYOMING 1 --- Old Faithful-NV -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Union Oil 1948 / 1950 differences based on checklist:
(This is when the picture is the same for 48/50)
Put out by the SJPCC a few years ago!
It is very accurate!

1948 AK
Chena RIver-- No dot on pole near bridge.
1948 AZ
Aspens-- Green trees are lighter and clearer than 1950
Chiricahua Nat Monu-- Sky is bluer than 1950
Mission San Xavier--Overall picture is darker than 1950
State Capitol--Bldg is lighter pink than 1950
1948 CA
UCLA--Bldgs are darker than 1950
Colorado River--Overall picture is not as clear as 1950
Fishermans Wharf-- Picture is lighter than 1950
Lake Arrowhead--Picture is darker than 1950
Redwood Empire--picture is not as clear as 1950
San Fernando Mission--Stones are redder than 1950
San Francisco Opera House-- Bldgs are pink/gray
San Juan Capistrano Mission-- Trees are greener than 1950
Seventeen Mile Drive-- Overall pinker tone than 1950
Los Angeles City Hall-- Front walk is lighter than 1950
Los Angeles county West -- Overall pinker tone than 1950
San Carlos Mission-- Darker picture than 1950
Laguna Beach-- Cactus is fuzzy and greener than 1950
The Campanile-- More pink in roof and duller picture
than 1950
Wilshire Blvd-- Less pink in big Bldg-L than 1950
1948 HI
Island Girl-- Picture not as clear as 1950
1948 MT
Gallatin River-- Picture is not as clear as 1950
1948 NV
Univ of Nevada-- Tan lawn is lighter than 1950
Bottle House-- Picture is lighter than 1950
1948 OR
McKensie Pass-- picture not as clear as 1950
State capitol--Leaves are fuzzy
1948 WA
Peace Arch-- Pinker tone than 1950

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