Monthly Archives: March 2016

Old Faithful Log, Petrified Forest, Arizona

This image shows a fallen tree, the base closest to the camera, which has been entirely fossilized over millions of years, until it is now completely composed of stone.

From Kodachrome Original by McLaughlin & Company

The description states:

FAMOUS OLD FAITHFUL LOG

Petrified Forest, near Holbrook Arizona.

–The Petrified Forest is a large area of exposed, fossilized trees in northeast Arizona. These trees were originally buried, allowing them to fossilize, and were exposed by erosion of the surrounding material over millions of years. The national park contains a total area of 170 square miles.

This postcard was used and is dated 13 July 1953.

Chapel of the Holy Cross, Sedona, Arizona

This image shows the cliff-side face and elevation of the Chapel of the Holy Cross, built into the buttes near Sedona, Arizona.

Dist. by Roben Co., Box 829, Sedona, Arizona

The description states simply:

CHAPEL OF THE HOLY CROSS

SEDONA, ARIZONA

–The building was erected in 1956. This image likely dates from shortly after completion.

San Francisco Peaks, Arizona

This image shows the snow-covered peaks of the San Francisco Peaks mountain range of Arizona. They are part of the San Francisco National Forest, which has no relation to the city in California.

Kodachrome by Barry Goldwater

The description states:

SNOW-COVERED SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS

mythical home of the Kachina Gods, on Route 66 near Flagstaff, Arizona.

–This card was used and is dated 12 June 1955.