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Gordon Cook

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Maine Attractions
« on: April 07, 2015, 03:18:13 PM »
This picture was taken in a museum in Rome devoted to Italian emmigration. This postcard was supposed to show how prosperous
it was in the USA so that poor Italians would make the journey. Basically this was propaganda from the folks selling boat tickets.
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Re: Maine Attractions
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2015, 01:36:47 AM »
ill go get the butter,sour cream,salt,pepper and we can start a fire for it.


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Re: Maine Attractions
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2015, 04:00:41 AM »
I remember a similar postcard doing the same thing with an HO scale BAR flat car.

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Re: Maine Attractions
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2015, 10:59:30 AM »
This spuds for you

Ira Schreiber

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Re: Maine Attractions
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2015, 03:26:37 PM »
Obviously, it has a lot of a-peal....

Stephen Piwowarski

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Re: Maine Attractions
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2015, 05:38:36 PM »
Not to derail this conversation... But the car holding a peach(?) in the postcard to the right is on rare fox trucks.

This one reminds me of the Great Northern Great Potato they would serve in the dining car when you passed through Idaho.

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« Last Edit: October 17, 2015, 07:47:33 PM by Stephen Piwowarski »

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Re: Maine Attractions
« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2015, 07:45:35 PM »
I heard it got mashed in the derailment

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Re: Maine Attractions
« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2015, 08:32:45 PM »
So if it had happened that the said car and load had been caught in the Wiscasset shop fire, would that make it home fries or baked potato? :)