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Tall-tale Postcard: A Carload of Corn

Tall-tale Postcard: A Carload of Corn | Postcard | Wisconsin Historical Society
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."
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."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:44495
Creation Date:1909   ca.
Creator Name:Mitchell, Edward H.
City:Kansas City
County:
State:Missouri
Collection Name:Exaggerated postcards, after 1900
Genre:Postcard
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:PH 3565.2
Original Dimensions:5.5 x 3.5 inches
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
Agriculture
Corn
Tall tales in art
Farm produce
Flags
Railroad cars

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