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Postcards

Research of old roads and businesses would be much more difficult without the postcard record they left behind. Come along on a postcard journey across Pennsylvania on the Lincoln Highway - from New Jersey west to West Virginia. Click on a thumbnail for a larger image....

Ridge Farm Tourist Camp,
Trevose
 
Soundersburg Motel,
east of Lancaster
 
Modernaire Motel,
east of York
 
Caldeonia Park,
between Chambersburg and Gettysburg
 
Tuscarora Summit
(former Doc Seylar's Place)
 
Bill's Place,
east of Breezewood
 
Gateway Restaurant, Breezewood
 
Juniata Crossings Hotel and covered bridge
 
King's Garage,
Bedford
 
Grand View Point,
1920s
 
Grand View Point,
c. 1930
 
Grand View Point,
c. 1960
Seven Mile Stretch,
through Buckstown and
Reels Corners
Mt. View Inn,
east of Greensburg
Lincoln statue,
Wilkinsburg
Hood's Tourist Court,
Imperial
If you save or reuse any of these images, please credit the book
The Lincoln Highway: Pennsylvania Traveler's Guide 2nd Edition by Brian Butko.
 
Note: One of the leading postcard producers of the 20th century was the Curt Teich Postcard Company. Today, the Curt Teich Postcard Archives are held at the Lake County Discovery Museum, Wauconda, IL. For more information, visit their recently revamped website at www.teicharchives.org or call (847) 968-3381.
 

 

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