Montgomery County Postcard Images
From the Collection of Rosemary Nadal
All of these antique postcards are from the collection of volunteer Rosemary Nadal! "I collect post cards of towns and villages where my ancestors lived and/or were born. My grandfather Morgan Dingman was born in Sprakers in 1876, and the collection below is dedicated to him. His parents were Stewart and Martha Hart Dingman."
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"The Old Spraker Ferry - Still In Use - Spraker's, N.Y." Colorful view of horses and wagon which advertises The Big Store being pulled by manpower acrossthe Mohawk.
This is an early view of Smith's Store and Main Street, Ames, NY.
Early photo of Sprakers Reformed Church & West Shore Railroad Station, Sprakers, NY.
Early 1900's photo of the B. Quackenbush house in Sprakers, NY, mailed in 1916. The person I got it from stated that it is believed to be still standing & located near a church in the village of Sprakers, NY. I don't know if this is true or not.
Early 1900's colorful scene of the Beech-Nut Packing Company in Canajoharie, NY. Postcard reads "The cleanest factory in the world". In the early 1940's my mother and her sister worked at the Beech-Nut factory in Canajoharie, NY.
Old Black Horse Tavern, Johnstown, NY, early 1900's.
An early photo postcard of the George Lasher residence, Sprakers, NY. A beautiful house, I'm sure researchers of the Lasher family will enjoy this postcard.
Another Vintage card of Sprakers, NY. The card says:
Brick House - Built 1818 - Glen, NY.
This is Church Street, Canajoharie, NY, 1910. The two ladies are wearing long dresses and one seems to be carrying a parasol.
Fort Ehle, 1916, Fort Plain, NY.
An early view in Nelliston, NY, looking across bridge over Mohawk River into Fort Plain, NY, mailed in 1914.
Colorful early scene of the Arkell and Smith Sack Factory in Canajoharie, NY.
Scene of bridge over Flat Creek just above Sutfans Falls, near Sprakers, NY, early 1900s.
I love this postcard of S.W. Cohen's Big Store in Sprakers, NY. The postcard is
post dated May 16,
1908, (unfortunately on the front of the card & I have not attempted to clean it up) and is
addressed to a Mrs. Kates Fort in Little Falls, NY.
Old Spraker Church and West Shore R.R. Station, Sprakers, NY again, in color.