Tag Archives: Tennessee

Charlies Bunion, Great Smoky Mountains Park, Tennessee

This is an image of the large rock outcrop called Charlies Bunion. The rock is just below the summit of a mountain along the Appalachian Trail.

Photographed in Natural Color by Walter Cline

The description states:

CHARLIES BUNION

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

This spectacular point on the Appalachian Trail is located about 6 miles from Newfound Gap and has become a very popular hike. This area is located in the most rugged scenery in the Smokies.

–This particular mountain top is on the border between Tennessee and North Carolina.

This card was used and is dated 15 September 1971.

 

Mountain Highway Scene, Tennessee

This image is an artists recreation of a black and white photo, showing cars traveling along a highway in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee.

Published by Standard Souvenirs and Novelties, Inc., Knoxville, Tenn.

There is no description on the back of this card.

The card shows automobiles characteristic of the 1940s in the United States, although the card was used and is dated 10 August 1951

Roadside Rhododendrons, Tennessee

This image shows a scenic section of Tennessee highway featuring wild Rhododendrons growing alongside the road.

Published by Tennessee Tricolor Inc., Gatlinburg, Tenn.

The description states:

RHODODENDRON

The colorful flower of the Smokies, rhododendron gives a vivid hue to the rugged mountain scenery.

Rhododendrons are a shrub flower and grow commonly throughout the Southeastern United States.

This card was used and is dated 19 June 1961.