Iceberg Lake

Colder than a witch's Grand Tetons

Postcard Friendship Friday (PFF)Here’s a little something to cool you off on this hot summer’s Postcard Friendship Friday: “Iceberg Lake, Altitude 11,500 Ft., Trail Ridge Road between Estes Park and Grand Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado.”  It was in fact posted from Estes Park, CO on 3 August 1940; I guess somebody else was trying to cool off, too.  But we’ll never know who.

Maybe they thought the view spoke for itself

This is a Curt Teich “C. T. Art-Colortone” linen postcard, number 6A-H288, published in 1936.  Odd that there’s no message, but it does happen from time to time.  I received a postcard myself just last week (Update: correction — two weeks ago — Ed.) with no message; I was very put out about it.

Be sure to check out the other blogs celebrating Postcard Friendship Friday.

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12 Responses

  1. Beth says:

    What a beautiful postcard. Rather refreshing on a hot summer day like this one!

    Happy PFF!

  2. Stephanie says:

    Wonderful card with a beautiful view. I’m with you. I love the message on the back of the card as much as the picture on the front.

  3. dmarks says:

    I’ve driven that road a few times, and have seen this area.

  4. Just returned from sunny Lisbon and now it’s raining from Amsterdam. And you’re posting about snowy mountains. So glad, it’s friday. Thanks for sharing.

  5. debby says:

    BRRRRR…. gorgeous card!!
    Debby

  6. Marina Miranda says:

    1940!fabulous postcard, thanks for sharing!
    happy PFF
    :)

  7. Marie says:

    I guess strong and silent types like to send postcards too:)

  8. Robin says:

    What a great postcard!….
    Thanks for sharing

    Have a beautiful day

  9. Sheila says:

    It is, I grant you, a beautiful card of a beautiful scene, however I’m quite cool enough, thank you. And yes, it’s high summer here too.

  10. Bella Foxx says:

    Very nice postcard. I like snow.

  11. Dave Dubé says:

    I have no idea what an RSS feed is, and I also know that the Grand Tetons are nowhere near Estes Park, but I also know a good postcard when I see one. I have a friend who’s commissioned me in the past to produce a National Postcard Week postcard by the name of Tom Mulvaney. His primary interest is Montana Real Photo postcards, but on his way to putting together one of the largest collection on MT postcards he’s acquired quite a few others that have absolutely nothing to do with Real Photos. Since you have a collection that’s come from your own family, you must have an appreciation for them on more than just the view side. Of course, sometimes there’s no message isn’t there?

    Thanks for stopping by my blog. Marie really does know how to put good friends together, doesn’t she?

  12. Carole says:

    Cool postcard. It looks linen (?). Love the coloring.

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