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This black and white photographic postcard depicts road construction machinery in Thomas County, Kansas. Machinery scrapes a layer of earth to create a path forming a future road. The dirt is funneled along a ramp where it dumps out on the right side of the road. Three men stand on the tractor style machine and a group of spectators stand to the left of the machine looking down at the road. Automobiles and a caterpillar style tractor is in the background. Written text is at the bottom of the card. Handwriting is on the back of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Colby (Kan.), Thomas, Correspondence, Collinswood (N.J.), Machinery, Construction, Laborers
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Behre, Charles Fredrick and Behre, Mary Cronin, "Postcard: Building Thomas County Roads. Colby, Kansas. 4-13-'26" (1926). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 961.
Building Thomas Co. roads. Colby, Kan. 4-13-'26- Dear Mama, Received your letter Fri. we are now into wheat country - some hot place! Will write soon. Remember me to everyone - love Charles Mrs. C. H. Behre 9 Knight Ave. Collinswood, N. J.