Tuesday, November 2, 2010

New postcards for my private collection.

Here they are!

Both of these postcards show Bodie, CA. It's a ghost town now, but it used be a gold mining town in the 1860s. The user that sent me these took the photos himself. More info on Bodie can be found here:,_California

Golden Spike National Historic Site: Located west of Brigham City, at Promontory Utah, the Golden Spike was driven on May 10, 1869 to celebrate the completion of the first transcontinental railroad.

Sarah Winnemucca (1844 - 1891), Native American rights activist. She gained fame as a translator and negotiator for the U.S. Army. She travel extensively and lectured on behalf of her people and later established a school for Native American children in Nevada.

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