Welcome to my post for Postcard Friendship Friday. As I was looking through my postcards today for one that might go along with Marie's them of "pigs" none came flying out of my collection. Then I spotted the apples and began reading the back.
Dear ChildrenWe've just left the Columbia R. at Umatilla soon we will be gliding along the Snake R. father is feeling better I am no worse we had a pleasant time at P.O.s baby is quite a girl. Well I have a sore stomach to take east with me alright sot far. Mother
I can't imagine what it was like traveling distances in the west in 1911. Most likely Mother and Father were on a steamer similar to one of these below on the Columbia River.
This postcard is from the Columbia River Penny Postcard Collection postmarked 1909.
This postcard is from the Columbia River Penny Postcard Collection circa 1910.
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