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Perry Memorial 
Image  1931  Colour postcard of Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial National Monument at Put-in-Bay, OH Substantially completed in 1915, but not finished and dedicated until 1931 Perry Memorial Height 350 ft., Cost $500,000, Built of Granite Put-in-Bay, Ohio
Quarrying Limestone on the Marblehead, Ohio Peninsula 
Image  c1940  Colour postcard of a steam shovel, dump truck and drill rig in a limestone quarry at Marblehead, OH 268 -- Quarrying Limestone on the Marblehead, Ohio Peninsula W. N. Caldwell, Lakeside, Ohio Distributor Genuine Curteich-Chicago C. T. Art - Colortone postcard
Higbee Tower and Florida Exhibit, Great Lakes Exposition, Cleveland, Ohio 
Image  1936  Colour linen postcard of the Higbee Tower and the Florida Exhibit Hall and the 1936-37 Great Lakes Exposition in Cleveland, Ohio GL-104 Higbee Tower and Florida Exhibit, Great Lakes Exposition, Cleveland, Ohio 7A-H1212 Sapirstein Greeting Card Company, Cleveland, Ohio C. T. Colortone
Aero Cable, Niagara Falls 
Image  c1916  White border colour postcard of the cable car crossing the Niagara River whirlpool and rapids The Whirlpool Aero Car opened in 1916 by the Niagara Aero Car Company 264:-- Aero cable, Niagara Falls 29453 Made in USA
Winter Scene, Prospect Park, Niagara Falls 
Image  c1923  White border colour postcard of the American Falls, with the Horseshoe Falls in the background. A small crowd of winter visitors view the scene from Prospect Park, Niagara Falls, NY. Winter Scene, Prospect Park, Niagara Fall
Buffalo City Hall and McKinley Monument, Buffalo, N.Y. 
Image  c1931  Linen colour postcard of Buffalo City Hall with the monument to President McKinley (assassinated in Buffalo) in the right foreground. This City Hall opened in 1931. Winter Scene, Prospect Park, Niagara Fall
U. S. Marine Hospital Cleveland O. 
Image  c1944  Black and white postcard of the Marine Hospital in Cleveland, OH The building later became the Fairhill Mental Health Center and is currently the Fairhill Center for Aging U. S. Marine Hospital Cleveland O. Written: "My Bed"
U. S. Marine Hospital Cleveland Ohio 
Image  c1944  Black and white postcard of the Marine Hospital in Cleveland, OH The building later became the Fairhill Mental Health Center and is currently the Fairhill Center for Aging U. S. Marine Hospital Cleveland Ohio
Leaving the Locks at the "Soo," Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. 
Image  c1899  Coloured postcard of a lock at Sault Ste. Marie, MI with a laker just about to exit downbound. Leaving the Locks at the "Soo," Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. 5145. Copyright 18899, by Detroit Photographic Co. Handwritten: "Your Leter at hand. With best regards Edward H."
Grand Canal, Belle Isle Park, Detroit Mich 
Image  c1906  Black and white postcard of crowds enjoying Belle Isle Park, in Detroit MI. A number of people are rowing or paddling on the canal that bisects the park. Postmarked Detroit, MI, 25 Mar 1906 "Grand Canal, Belle Isle Park, Detroit Mich" Handwritten: "Dear Edd, We are getting lonesome to see you...
Harbor Scene, Buffalo N.Y. 
Image  c1907  Coloured postcard of a busy harbour scene in Buffalo, New York in the early 1890s. The postcard probably dates from a decade later. In the foreground on the left hand side is the WILLIAM H. BARNUM of Buffalo which sank off Mackinaw City in the spring of 1894. At least eight other vessels are in...
Mouth of Buffalo River, Buffalo, N.Y. 
ImageMysteries  c1908  Coloured postcard of a laker steaming out of Buffalo harbor past the lighthouse into Lake Erie. According to the notes on the face of the postcard the lighthouse tender CROCUS is lying off the supply depot on the south pier. "Mouth of Buffalo River, Buffalo, N.Y." Handwritten: "Main Light and...
Water Front after the storm of Sunday, January 20th, 1907, Buffalo, N.Y. 
Image  1907  Coloured postcard of the HURLBUT W. SMITH and WILLIAM NOTTINGHAM on the beach near Michigan Street, Buffalo after the great storm of 20 January 1907 The SMITH and NOTTINGHAM were on the beach all winter before their salvage. "Water Front after the storm of Sunday, January 20th, 1907, Buffalo,...
Unloading lumber in the Twin Cities 
Image  c1912  Coloured postcard of the Edward Hines Lumber Co. steamboat L. L. BARTH unloading lumber into a barge.
Steamer SEEANDBEE between Buffalo and Cleveland 
Image  c1919  Coloured postcard of the Cleveland and Buffalo line steamboat SEEANDBEE on Lake Erie. "Steamer SEEANDBEE between Buffalo and Cleveland"
North Tonawanda 
Image  c1921  Coloured postcard of a schooner barge moored alongside a pier with stacks of lumber. Across the channel are the smoke stacks of a North Tonanwanda factory.
Lockport, N.Y. Pine Street Bridge. Canal Locks Gate Opening 
Image  c1910  Postcard of the Erie canal locks at Lockport, NY with the new Pine Street Bridge crossing overhead.
Westfield, N.Y. Barcelona Light House 
Image  c1909  Coloured postcard of the stone lighthouse at Barcelona, NY, and the attached house with its wooden shutters.
The South Bass Island Light House, Put-in-Bay, Ohio on Lake Erie 
Image  c1920-1935  Linen postcard of the South Bass Island Lighthouse from Put-in-Bay, Lake Erie 203-The South Bass Island Light House, Put-in-Bay, Ohio on Lake Erie In Ohio's Lake Erie Vacationland 1B-H1900 Reverse: "E.B. Ackley, Sandusky,Ohio Genuine Curteich-Chicago, C.T. Art Colortone Post Card"
Marblehead Light, Lakeside, Ohio 
Image  c1911  Coloured postcard with a moonlight view of the Marblehead lighthouse at night "Marblehead Light, Lakeside, Ohio" 16992 Made In Germany, Published by Alexander Mfg. Co.,Sandusky,Ohio
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