Monthly Archives: July 2015

Upper Pine Lake, Eldora, Iowa

This image shows the lake nearby the previous posting, Upper Pine Lake, which is a short distance from Eldora, Iowa. It is upstream from Lower Pine Lake and also formed by a dam.

Upper Pine Lake – State Park, Eldora Iowa 5978

There is no description on the back of this card.

This dam for this lake was constructed in 1934 and modified in 1990. This image likely dates from the 1930s.

Pine Lake State Park Island, Eldora, Iowa

This image starts a series of older black and white photos of Pine Lake State Park, located near Eldora, Iowa.

Pine Lake State Park, Eldora, Iowa 5979

There is no description on the back of this card. This is apparently an image of Lower Pine Lake, with a boater in the middle of the lake and another just behind, near the island. The lake was formed by a dam constructed in 1922.

This image likely dates from the 1930s.

Maisel’s Indian Trading Post, Albuquerque, New Mexico

This image shows Maisel’s Indian Trading Post in Albuquerque, New Mexico as it existed shortly after its founding in 1939.

Genuine Curteich-Chicago “C. T. Art-Colortone”

The description states:

SHOW WINDOWS

of the most picturesque store in the Southwest.

MAISEL’S INDIAN TRADING POST

400 West Central Ave.

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO

A large and complete collection of Indian and Mexican handicraft.

MAKERS OF GENUINE STERLING SILVER AND TURQUOISE JEWELRY.

–The trading post still stands, and has been registered as a National Historic Place. It closed for about 20 years after the founder died, and has been reopened by a grandson.

This postcard likely dates from the 1940s.