Identifying Post Card Photo Location

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Identifying Post Card Photo Location

Postby CampADK » Tue May 20, 2008 8:42 am

Steve, this one has baffled me for some time. I'm wondering now if this shot was taken from one of the old sites between the new beach and Site 1W
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. Then again this is a shot from the 1960's I believe, and the beach may not have been moved yet. Otherwise it would have to be about Site 68
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. What do you think?

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Re: Identifying Post Card Photo Location

Postby Gail & Steve Collins » Tue May 20, 2008 8:36 pm

I've scratched my head on this one for a long time. In my collection one of these cards is postmarked 1955 so both pictures are clearly pre-1960's and the beach had not been moved yet.

One possibility is that the pictures are mirrored. That has always been a common practice in the postcard world, especially the photochrome ones from the early 1950's to the late 1980's.

Here's one of them mirrored and I think it may offer some other views for us to consider;
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That opens up a whole bunch of possibilities.... :D

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Re: Identifying Post Card Photo Location

Postby CampADK » Tue May 20, 2008 8:41 pm

Oh great... now this opens up several other possibilities LOL. Will figure this one out yet! Smart detective work Steve!

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