U.S. Highway 5, Windham Road, Brattleboro, Vermont

This image shows the winding road leading south into the town of Brattleboro. Once known as Wyndham Road, it was subsumed into U.S. Highway 5.

Baker’s, Brattleboro, Vt.

There is no description on the back of the card.

As is typical of these images, the colors border on the fanciful, as they are artworks based on black and white photos of the era. Color photography and reproduction was still fairly expensive so companies hired illustrators to create colored versions of otherwise drab photos

The card likely dates from the 1940s.

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