A canal on the right runs parallel with a dirt road, surrounded on both sides by trees. There are sheds, a lock and a lockhouse in the background. A man is sitting far in the background, by the lockhouse. Written message in blank space at the sides of the card (Jan 2-08. Dear Mother, you will get this on your birthday & I wish it was a nice present & I could run in & see you. Had a pleasant time yesterday. You may open that package & see what it is. M didn't say [next section of message included upside down at top of card] anything about one. I told her I hadn't had time or money for Xmas.).
Postal data: posted, postmarked ([indiscernible] 4 P. M.? 1908, N.Y.), stamp; Postcard type: undivided; Logo (POST CARD) in stylized lettering; No message; Addressee: (Mrs. Sarah Faatz, 7-1st Ave, Auburn, N.Y.).
Digitized by Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, Queens College (CUNY). Front Image Digitization Team: GSLIS 757, Digital Imaging, Spring 2009: Shara Weisser, Teresa Lee. Back Image Digitization Team: GSLIS 757, Digital Imaging, Spring 2009: Shara Weisser, Teresa Lee
3.5 in. x 5.5 in.
Waterways Post Card Collection of Thomas T. Surprenant: Erie Canal