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Catalog Number 2015.034.001
Object Name Postcard, Picture
Description Black and white postcard of three burros tied up outside the Lariat Trading Post located on Lookout Mountain. The larger of the burros on the left side of the postcard has gear loaded on its back with a gold pan on the side. The gold pan has the words "The Prospectors Trail" written on the inside. The burros are beside an adobe building. The front bumper of a car can be seen on the far left side of the photograph. A hill with several trees and a building is located in the background. Written on the right side of the photograph: Three Jacks at MTN Parks Trading Post Lookout MTN Colorado.

Written on the back: Dearest Sherry, Mother & Daddy cooked supper on Lookout Mountain and we saw this place as we came up. Be a good girl and we'll see you in a few days. Take care of Kathy. Love and kisses Daddy and Mother. The address on the back is: Miss Sherry L. Powers C/O E. J. Powers, 519 No. D SL, Oskaloosa, Iowa. The stamp has been canceled with a postmark of "Golden, COLO Aug 7 1947 4pm". There is a blue stamp with the words "Lookout Mountain, Larait Inn." behind the postmark.
Date August 7, 1947
Title Lariat Trading Post burros
Collection Permanent
Condition Good
Search Terms Lookout Mountain
Lookout Mountain Auto Road
Lookout Mountain Park
Lariat Trail