A color card of an Erie Canal [presumably] in a rural area near Herkimer, New York. The Erie Canal [presumably] runs diagonally across the postcard from the upper left side to the lower right. Railroad tracks [presumably], towpaths, utility poles and a road with a man on a bicycle run parallel with the water. A bridge with railroad tracks runs over the water and under the road. (View near Herkimer, N.Y.) is printed on the top left in orange. A field, a bridge, buildings, trees and clouds are in the distance.
Postal data: posted, postmarked [flag postmark]; (HERKIMER, APR 17, 5-30 P, 1914), stamp; Postcard type: divided back [solid line]; Printing information: card number (M131280) [indicated on front side only]; Logo (POST CARD) in stylized lettering; Written message: [handwritten, written sideways] (We arrived in Herkimer N.Y. last night about 6 o'clock. Pretty bad traveling yesterday. Expect to leave here after dinner to reach home this P.M- M.S.C.); Addressee: (Miss Margaret Rackow, North Scituate, R.I., P. [indiscernible]).
Digitized by Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, Queens College (CUNY). Front Image Digitization Team: GSLIS 790, Digital Imaging, Fall 2006: Nasima Hasnat. Back Image Digitization Team: GSLIS 790, Digital Imaging, Fall 2006: Nasima Hasnat
3.5 in. x 5.5 in.
Pub. by The American News Company, New York [indicated on back only]
Waterways Post Card Collection of Thomas T. Surprenant: Erie Canal