THE OLD WEST
INDUSTRY COMES WEST
Industry Comes West / Transportation / Freight
Front of above header postcard reads, "Freighting Grain to Glendive, Mont. Rights Res'd. Foster" Reverse reads, "This is a real photo. Made by L. A. Foster Photo Co.
Glendive, Mont." No date, never mailed.
Front reads, "The Maude Henderson Co's Trunks The First Show to Play
Polson, Mont. T. A. V. S. 1910" [more captions below]
"Freighter's Outfit, Billings, Mont."
"Made in Germany. Red Cross Drug Store, Importers & Publishers, Billings, Mont. 388"
Postmarked Dec 3, 1910.
In the above left photo, the sign on the wagon reads, "H. Lupham Dray and Transfer Horses for Sale". The sign on the building reads, "The Sensational Comedy Drama The Power of Truth by Kate Mortimer"
Postmarked July 20, 1910 at Ronan, MT. Note the old fashioned 'boardwalk.'
Nothing written on front. Writer notes "This picture is a common sight here.
They are hauling wool." This is from Glasgow. Note that there is a freight train in the
background. Postmark is Sept. 19, [19??]
Printed caption reads, "Hauling Wool to Billings, Mont." and "Made in Germany. O.C.Ovren, Importer and Publisher, Billings, Mont. 398"
Handwriting on left postcard reads, "Please pardon my seeming neglect and write me again. Leading the strenuous life and enjoying it. Regards to all Allen" Along the top the writing continues, "of Grotto Springs Floral Co Billings"