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A collection of some of the most interesting California-related postcards from my collection.

Mt. Lowe, CA - Famous Circular Bridge

Mt. Lowe, California - Famous Circular Bridge

Famous Circular Bridge, Mt. Lowe, California

No caption on reverse.

Tags: Bridges, California

If you want to buy this postcard right now, then email me at postcards@the-hurds.net and we will settle on a reasonable price.

San Francisco, CA - Trail of the Earthquake

San Francisco, CA - Trail of the Earthquake 1906

The Trail of the Earthquake (circa 1906)

No caption on reverse. This postcard is of the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, of 1906.

Tags: Disasters, California

San Francisco, CA - Earthquake and Fire

San Francisco, CA - Earthquake and Fire 1906

What the Earthquake Did in Half a Minute (circa 1906)

No caption on reverse. This postcard is of the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, of 1906.

Tags: Disasters, California

San Francisco, CA - Dutch Wind-Mill, Cliff House Beach

San Francisco, CA - Dutch Wind-Mill, Cliff House Beach

The Dutch Wind-Mill, Cliff House Beach, San Francisco, California

No caption on reverse.

Tags: California, Windmills

San Francisco, CA - Dutch Windmill, Golden Gate Park

San Francisco, CA - Dutch Windmill, Golden Gate Park

1034. Dutch Windmill, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California

Caption on reverse: On the Road of a Thousand Wonders. Panama-Pacific International Exposition 1915 San Francisco, California.

Tags: California, Windmills

San Francisco, CA - Alcatraz Island

San Francisco, California - Alcatraz Island Postcard

S.F.13 Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, California

Caption on reverse: This world famous island, in the San Francisco Bay, was first used as a military prison and later taken by the government for its incorrigible criminals. Its nickname, "The Rock", is derived from its bleak appearance. Due to the swift tides and currents around the island, the prison is considered practically escape proof.

Tags: California, Jails and Prisons

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About this Webpage

I have created this webpage as a scrapbook of sorts to showcase some of the more interesting postcards from my postcard collection. Much of my collection is inherited from my grandmother, Mildred E. Berwick Casartello. I have categorized the postcards in various groups, so you will find them on multiple pages. The tags line at the bottom of each postcard entry has links to each category that you will find that entry on.