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This postcard features a color illustration of a sand extraction machine over Pearl River in Jackson. A metal tower on the bank of the river is depicted with lines and a bucket or claw dangling over the water. Trees are depicted along the river bank. The title of the card is printed along the top of the image. The back of the card is addressed to Ed Daniels in Salem, Massachusetts. The card is postmarked Jackson, Mississippi, April 26, 1908 and a green, one cent Benjamin Franklin postage stamp is in the upper right corner. A brief inscription on the left half of the card reads, "Jackson, Miss. 4/26/08 Hello. Very hot here had a fine trip so far. J. M. G.
Postcards; Rivers; Sand and gravel mines and mining
Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 3, Box 3: Mississippi Capitol Region
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Sand Machine on Pearl River, Jackson, Mississippi, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University