Post Office 2

Richard Estelle
Palmer Museum of History and Art
Open Finding Aid
Creator

Unknown

Collection

Turney Collection

Time Period

1936-1949

Description

Image is a view of the front of the new Post Office building constructed as part of the Matanuska Colony project in front of the powerhouse on what was to become Dahlia Ave. The water tower is prominent and a portion of the powerhouse and its smokestack are visible behind. A cable and post hitching rail is in foreground and two automobiles are partially visible. Postal service moved from Jim Felton’s store to this facility in 1936 where it operated until 1949. This postcard photo is estimated to have been taken about 1940.

Location

Palmer, Alaska

Type

Digital File, Black & White

ENTRY ID

Post Office@1x-Tur

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