Download Full Text (452 KB)
This color postcard features a train depot with the building and a train in view. A sign that reads "Water Valley" is on the front fa∩┐╜ade of the building and horse drawn wagons are parked in the depot yard. The title in the upper left of the card reads "I. C. Depot, Water Valley, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides indication for correspondence, address, and postage stamp placement. The postage stamp has been removed. The card is postmarked Water Valley, Mississippi, February 19, 1912, is inscribed and addressed to Mr. Erick Kleist in Chicago, Illinois.
How are you is it cold up there its fine down here Why don't you write Good by W. H. Johnson [sic]
Postcards; Railroad depots; Trains; Water Valley, MS
Water Valley, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Water Valley Subcollection
Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)
Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or
For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.
Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Special Collections Department, Mississippi State University