Recent Acquisitions to the Michael and Mrs.5000 Boring Postcard Collection
Ten Cents apiece, garage sale, June 2012.
MARINELAND OF THE PACIFIC
This beautifully landscaped Oceanarium -- largest in the world -- stands high on a cliff above the Pacific Ocean between Redondo Beach and San Pedro in Southern California.
R-76 - BEAUTIFUL ELECTRIC STAR ON MILL MOUNTAIN, ROANOKE, VA.
Constructed on top of Mill Mountain, 1,800 feet above sea level and 975 feet above the City. The largest man-made illuminated star in the world -- 88 1/2 feet in diameter, on a 100-foot structure -- as tall as an eight-story office building. Nine rows (2,000 feet) of neon tubing.
GREETINGS FROM SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
On U.S. 91
North end of town
Specializing in steaks, chicken and fish. Home made pastries. Dinging room. We cater to private parties and banquets. Take-home service. Ample off-street parking. Air conditioned. Pure mountain spring water. Jay and Thalia Mickelson, owners and operators.
If you were a little puzzled by that last one, that makes three of us. It is worth noting that Nephi, Utah, is not particularly near any major dams. I also encourage you to check out this post on the lamentably defunct Vintage Chrome Postcards blog. We will grant a boon to the first to confirm a positive ID for the structure actually shown in the card.