THE WORLD’S LARGEST CEREAL PLANT
QUAKER OATS COMPANY
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
This famous plant occupies some 20 buildings and covers an area of 15 acres and is the world’s largest cereal plant. The capacity of the seven towering Grain Elevators is nearly 10,000,000 bushels. This is one of the outstanding sights in Cedar Rapids which is known as “The Cereal Capital of the World.”
Makes one hungrier for Kooky Krunchy Choco Sugar Puffs.
PAUL RYAN LOOK-ALIKE?
“NEW, LOW COST, FULLY PORTABLE, TRANSISTORIZED INDICATOR”
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AIRBORNE INSTRUMENTS LABORATORY
Huntington Station, New York
The Big Stack
STACK AT ANACONDA MINING COMPANY SMELTER, Anaconda, Montana. One of the tallest stacks in the world.
CHOOSE YOUR ESCORT
The escort’s day is pleasant because she meets so many interesting people. These girls, attired in Cyanamid’s Cresian suits, are especially selected and trained to show visitors around the Laboratories.
Did you know?…
American Cyanamid purchased The Formica Company in 1956
YOU NAME IT…ATLAS HAS IT!
Single or multiple…regular or heavy duty…standard or extended pitch…stainless steel, bronze or Electrolized Roller Chain…sprockets…flexible couplings…Flat-Veyor Chain…Atlas makes them all last longer…perform better. All Atlas Power Transmission Products are pre-tested for peak operating efficiency.
FOR QUALITY, LOOK FOR THE MAN WITH THE BARREL WITH THE MAN WITH THE BARREL
Huntington Maintenance and Sanitation Products
Your Huntington representative has the skill and experience he needs to help you maintain high standards of cleanliness.
On a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being most toxic), how toxic would you guess the contents of this barrel is?
HIGH PRESSURE EQUIPMENT
CAPTION CONTEST—Biological Production
2/28/11 9:18 PM:
Thanks so much for your captions. I’m naming two winners.
But first, WHAT IS THIS?
Verso: “BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTION — PARKE, DAVIS & COMPANY — DETROIT 32, MICHIGAN — Holding United States and Canadian Biological License #1, Parke, Davis & Company pioneered in research and production of antibiotics, antitoxins, vaccines and related biologic agents.”
Isn’t it bizarre to see the two guys in clean lab coats and medical face masks sitting on the floor? Looks like a Blood Brother ceremony on steroids.
Wits or Dagger — “After his dramatic entrances, the Kool-Aid Man’s medical team performs emergency cherry transfusions. Oh Yeah!” Diagnull — “In the House of Tomorrow, your kitchen will be powered by 90 gallons of grenadine.”
Wits or Dagger — “After his dramatic entrances, the Kool-Aid Man’s medical team performs emergency cherry transfusions. Oh Yeah!”
Diagnull — “In the House of Tomorrow, your kitchen will be powered by 90 gallons of grenadine.”
Congratulations, Wits or Dagger and Diagnull! To claim your postcard prize, email me at email@example.com with your choice of postcard from the list below and your mailing address. FIRST TO EMAIL ME HAS FIRST CHOICE OF POSTCARD
The RULES: 1) MAXIMUM of EIGHTEEN (18) WORDS. 2) One caption per customer. 3) Please enter your caption in the comments of this post. 4) I will accept submissions until Monday, February 28 at 4:00 PM, EST. The author of my favorite caption will have their choice of one of these original vintage postcards (all previously published on BAD POSTCARDS):
HAVE FUN and GOOD LUCK!
The GREATEST NAME in HOSE REELS…for EFFICIENT LIQUID HANDLING
These two guys take their hose reels seriously. They are posing with the HANNAY HOSE REEL display at the International Petroleum Exposition in Tulsa, Oklahoma, May 14–23, 1953.
The company is in Westerlo, New York. It is still in business!
Happy Labor Day!
OHIO SWISS FESTIVAL
“This is the typical operation of lifting the cheese from the kettle. The 350 gallons of milk in each of these large brass kettles produces approximately 200 pounds of Swiss Cheese.”
I would NOT want to be sitting at this desk during an earthquake!
Service Building reception lounge of H. J. Heinz Company’s international headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA.
Advertising postcard for the ARO-PAK LUBRICATOR PUMP
“So, Mr. Jones, I’ve shown you the advantages that the Aro-Pak will have in your business. You seem like an open-minded man. If you’d just uncross your legs for a moment, I can demonstrate the secret, side benefits that my colleagues and I have discovered using the Aro-Pak.”