Waterloo, Iowa Real Photo Postcards

Title

Waterloo, Iowa Real Photo Postcards

Description

A collection of postcards featuring photos of Waterloo, Iowa taken circa 1911.

Source

Private collection of early Waterloo postcards.

Date

1910 to 1915

Type

Scanned copies of real photo postcards.

Subject

Waterloo, Iowa

Contributor

Privately held collection, Historical Waterloo

Rights

These items are believed to be in the public domain.

Format

PNG scans of real photo postcards

Language

English

Coverage

Views of Waterloo, Iowa, taken between 1910-1916.

Collection Items

Real Photo Post Card: Construction of the 5th Street Bridge, Waterloo, Iowa, 1908.
The 5th Street Bridge was reconstructed in 1908, using the melan arch style. A footbridge was constructed.

Fourth Street Bridge and East Side River Bank.
Fourth Street Bridge and East Side River Bank.

Card view features Black's Building, City Mill Buildings, First National Building.

East Fourth Street.
East Fourth Street.

This is a view of the 200 block of East Fourth Street. Notable in this view is the Princess Theater, which was in business between 1909-1919.

Real Photo Postcard: Gate at Chautauqua Park, Waterloo, Iowa.
Real Photo Postcard: Gate at Chautauqua Park, Waterloo, Iowa.

Divided back.

Real Photo Post Card: The Mullan Avenue Bridge, Waterloo, IA. #85.
Real Photo Post Card: The Mullan Avenue Bridge, Waterloo, IA. #85.

Divided back.

Real Photo Post Card: Henderson Drug
Real Photo Post Card: Henderson Drug.

Henderson Drug was located on the Corner of Bridge and Commercial Streets where the Waterloo Building now stands. Also notable in this view are the Waterloo Savings Bank, the S.A. Asquith & Bro. store, and the…

Upper Dam.
Upper Dam.

This view features the upper dam, with the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) building in the background. The Syndicate Building and the Waterloo Building are also visible.

Real Photo Postcard: United Presbyterian Church
United Presbyterian Church.

Divided back.

Real Photo Post Card: Intersection of West Fifth and Jefferson.
The intersection of West Fifth and Jefferson Streets.

Notable in this view are the Elmer Hotel, and the Hotel Russell Lamson.

Undivided back.

Real Photo Postcard: Aeroplane View, Waterloo, Iowa.
Real Photo Postcard: Aeroplane View, Waterloo, Iowa. No. 93.

Notable in this view are the Corn Belt Telephone Co., the mill buildings, Commercial National Bank, Black's Building, First National Bank, and the Fifth Street Bridge.

Divided back.

Real Photo Postcard: View From James Black Bldg., Waterloo, Iowa.
Real Photo Postcard: View From James Black Bldg., Waterloo, Iowa. No. 91.

Notable in this photo are St. Mary's Church, St. Joseph's Church, the German Catholic School.

Real Photo Postcard: Birds Eye View Of Commercial Street, Waterloo, Iowa.
Real Photo Postcard: Birds Eye View Of Commercial Street, Waterloo, Iowa. No. 87.

Notable in this view are the Federal Block, the Federal Building, the Knights of Pythias Building, the Citizens' Gas and Electric Building, and a corner of the…

Real Photo Postcard: Birds Eye View, Waterloo, Iowa.
Real Photo Postcard: Birds Eye View, Waterloo, Iowa. No. 86.

The intersection of Park and Commercial.

Notable in this view are the Federal Block, the Federal Building, the Knights of Pythias Building, the Citizens' Gas and Electric Building,…

Real Photo Postcard: Birds Eye View From Russell Lamson Hotel, Waterloo, Iowa.
Real Photo Postcard: Birds Eye View From Russell Lamson Hotel, Waterloo, Iowa. No. 83.

Notable in this view are Commercial Street, the Majestic Theater / Syndicate Building, and the Black's Building.

Divided back.

Real Photo Postcard: Birds Eye View From Russell Lamson Hotel, Waterloo, Iowa.
Real Photo Postcard: Birds Eye View From Russell Lamson Hotel, Waterloo, Iowa. No. 82.

Notable in this view is the Vaughan Implement Co. building.

Divided back

Real Photo Postcard: Birds-Eye View From Russell Lamson Hotel, Waterloo, Iowa.
Real Photo Postcard: Birds-Eye View From Russell Lamson Hotel, Waterloo, Iowa. No. 81.

View looking towards Irving Hotel.

Divided back

Real Photo Postcard: Marsh Place Bldg., Waterloo, Iowa.
Real Photo Postcard: Marsh Place Bldg., Waterloo, Iowa. No. 73.

Marsh Place is located at 627 Sycamore Street.

Divided back.

Real Photo Postcard: Birdseye View, Looking West, Waterloo, Iowa.
Real Photo Postcard: Birdseye View, Looking West, Waterloo, Iowa. No. 67.

Notable in this photo is the Union Mill company building and across the river, the Syndicate Building.

Real Photo Postcard: The Old Paper Mill, Waterloo, Iowa.
Real Photo Postcard: The Old Paper Mill, Waterloo, Iowa. No. 46.History of the Waterloo Paper Mill Construction on the Waterloo Paper Company's new paper mill began in 1888, and the mill began production in 1889. The mill bought straw from local…

Real Photo Postcard: East Park Blvd., Waterloo, Iowa.
Real Photo Postcard: East Park Blvd., Waterloo, Iowa. No. 45.
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