Avenue in the Snow
are no leaves on the trees or the trolley isn't going by, a photographer visited
the same fork in the road six months before (or six months after) the previous
card. I don't normally pay much attention to postcards like this, but as I
had stated on the previous card, this intersection holds a special place in my
It is useful
to remember that the image on a postcard was secondary to its actual use.
Since the mail was delivered twice a day, it was possible to write a note on a
card, put a 2-cent stamp on it, and have someone across town receive it the same
day. In today's world, where everyone has cell phones, that may be a
difficult concept to grasp. However, at the turn of the previous
century, phone calls were expensive (if you ever had a phone) and there wasn't
the urgency there seems to be in today's world. While we think of that as
progress, there are plenty who would dispute that claim!