A view of the Erie Canal at Oriskany N.Y showing tow paths with rows of buildings on each side with a typical canal bridge in the distance. A houseboat is moored on one side of the canal. There is a white house with a dark roof and a shaded porch near the tow path on the left side of the canal. Several industrial buildings bearing smokestacks are visible adjacent to the house in the foreground.
Postal data: posted, postmarked in top right (ORISKANY SEP 12 1911 N.Y.; SOUTH EDWARDS, SEP 13 1911 N.Y.), stamp; Postcard type: divided back (CORRESPONDENCE HERE; NAME AND ADDRESS HERE); Logo (POST CARD); Written message (Just a few lines to let you know that I have not forgot you hope all of the fam are well and Jane the same Jane in Oriskany town now the troles [sic] [trolley] cars run rite [sic] [right] by my window and the erie canal gos [sic] (goes) back off the house you can all most see the house I will but a crows on the other side [writing turns on the side] where the house out to be well I will have to close for this time good by your friend Leon Perry Oriskany ); Addressee (Mrs. May Whitford , So. Edwards, N.Y.)
Digitized by Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, Queens College (CUNY). Front Image Digitization Team: GSLIS 757, Digital Imaging, Spring 2010: Rachel Oleaga, Caity Selleck. Back Image Digitization Team: GSLIS 757, Digital Imaging, Spring 2010: Tara Zoltek, Yocheved Bartky
3.5 in. x 5.5 in.
BRAINERD PHOTO CO. [indicated top left on back only]
Waterways Post Card Collection of Thomas T. Surprenant: Hudson River [or Erie Canal]