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Tall-tale Postcard: A Carload of Corn



Tall-tale Postcard: A Carload of Corn
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Title: Tall-tale Postcard: A Carload of Corn
Description: Photomontage of flatbed train car holding a giant corn cob. Additional train cars and tracks visible in the background. Red text in the upper left corner reads, "10 - 'A Carload of Corn.'" The MK&T painted on the side of the car stands for "Missouri Kansas & Texas Railroad."

Image ID: 44495
Creation
Date:
1909 ca.
Creator
Name:
Mitchell, Edward H.
City, State: Kansas City, Missouri
Collection
Name:
Exaggerated postcards, 1900-
Genre: Postcard
Additional
Information:
The postmark on the front of the card, including the large American flag with long stripes and 13 stars, does not appear on the original image.
Subjects: Railroad cars
Agriculture
Corn
Flags
Farm produce
Tall tales in art
 

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