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FRANKENMUTH BAVARIAN INNFrankenmuth, Michigan
Shown is one of the world’s most intricate hand-carved cuckoo clocks. The clock was made in Germany from trees grown in the Black Forest. Two of our hostesses wearing dirndl dresses hold the song board for ‘Schnitzelbank,’ traditional German drinking song.

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FRANKENMUTH BAVARIAN INN
Frankenmuth, Michigan

Shown is one of the world’s most intricate hand-carved cuckoo clocks. The clock was made in Germany from trees grown in the Black Forest. Two of our hostesses wearing dirndl dresses hold the song board for ‘Schnitzelbank,’ traditional German drinking song.

LARGE, DANGEROUS, AGRESSIVE, AMPHIBIOUS ANIMAL



PREHISTORIC FOREST
U.S. 12Irish Hills, Michigan
PLATASAURUS
Large amphibious animal. Very dangerous and aggressive. 

LARGE, DANGEROUS, AGRESSIVE, AMPHIBIOUS ANIMAL

PREHISTORIC FOREST

U.S. 12
Irish Hills, Michigan

PLATASAURUS

Large amphibious animal. Very dangerous and aggressive. 

NAME the STATE — Answer and Winner

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The answer is:

a) Michigan

MAC WOOD’S World Famous Dune Scooter, located at Oceana County Sand Dunes. West of U.S. 31 (at south end of Shelby business district) take blacktop road to end and follow signs. Trips start at Floradale Resort on Silver Lake. Enjoy a Scenic or Thrill Ride over 1500 acres of Shifting Sand-Dune Mountains. Open May until October 15th. Write Mac Wood, Floradale Resort, Mears, Michigan for complete information.

This postcard was published in 1955.

The winner, chosen at random from those answering correctly, is:

bustour

Congratulations, bustour! To claim your postcard prize, email your choice of postcard from the list below and your mailing address to bad.postcards@gmail.com.

1) COME ON IN — THE WATER’S FINE
2) SENIOR S&M CLUB FIELD TRIP
3) FAMOUS GENERALS OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
4) GREETINGS FROM BASS CAPITOL OF THE WORLD
5) MISS SUGARDALE—1958

THE MACKINAC NOT A BRIDGE YET

Piers of the Mackinac Bridge towering above the ice and the figure in the foreground. A dazzling spectacle is the Straits of Mackinac in the winter months, where, instead of dashing waves, one is impressed by the white brilliance and quietude. The Bridge is expected to be opened for traffic in November 1957.

THE MACKINAC NOT A BRIDGE YET

Piers of the Mackinac Bridge towering above the ice and the figure in the foreground. A dazzling spectacle is the Straits of Mackinac in the winter months, where, instead of dashing waves, one is impressed by the white brilliance and quietude. The Bridge is expected to be opened for traffic in November 1957.

REAL MEN CAN DOWN 15 SIX-PACKS


FRANKENMUTH BAVARIAN INNFrankenmuth, Michigan
One of the world’s largest steins. Made in Germany. Capacity—90 12 oz. bottles of beer or 8-1/2 gallons. Weight 75 lbs. The inscription on the stein reads as follows: “Whoever can empty this tankard shall be called a real man.”

REAL MEN CAN DOWN 15 SIX-PACKS

FRANKENMUTH BAVARIAN INN
Frankenmuth, Michigan

One of the world’s largest steins. Made in Germany. Capacity—90 12 oz. bottles of beer or 8-1/2 gallons. Weight 75 lbs. The inscription on the stein reads as follows: “Whoever can empty this tankard shall be called a real man.”

NAME the STATE Winner

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The answer is:

d) Michigan

MICHIGAN THUMB SCENERY

Abandoned Grindstones, one time a thriving industry, Grindstone City, Michigan.

The WINNER, chosen at random from the correct answers, is:

hagndaz

Congratulations, hagndaz! To claim your postcard prize, email me at bad.postcards@gmail.com with your choice of postcard from the list below and your mailing address.

1) AH! SWEET MISERY OF LOVE
2) WESTERN JACKALOPE
3) LEMON MERINGUE PIE at LUCILLE and OTLEY’S
4) OUR PRESIDENTS (Ike and before)
5) MISS SUGARDALE—1958

STANDING ON THE WALL DEMONSTRATION



Mystery Spot, St. Ignace, Michigan

STANDING ON THE WALL DEMONSTRATION

Mystery Spot, St. Ignace, Michigan

IT’S FASHION WEEK IN NEW YORK CITY

The luxury look of
Furs by Robert
DetroitGrosse PointeBirmingham 

IT’S FASHION WEEK IN NEW YORK CITY

The luxury look of

Furs by Robert

Detroit
Grosse Pointe
Birmingham 

HELLO FROM CHRISTMAS, MICHIGAN
Happy and healthy to all!

HELLO FROM CHRISTMAS, MICHIGAN

Happy and healthy to all!

Thaddeus Michael Machrowicz, Congressman 1st District, Michigan…
…wished you a Merry Christmas

Thaddeus Michael Machrowicz, Congressman 1st District, Michigan…

wished you a Merry Christmas

NATIVITY SCENES — ALL SIZES!
"Visit Bronner’s Christmas showrooms in Frankenmuth, Michigan featuring nearly 200 styles of Nativity Scenes from more than 25 nations. Sizes vary from an inch to life-size. For use in homes, churches, businesses, cities, parks, shopping centers."

NATIVITY SCENES — ALL SIZES!

"Visit Bronner’s Christmas showrooms in Frankenmuth, Michigan featuring nearly 200 styles of Nativity Scenes from more than 25 nations. Sizes vary from an inch to life-size. For use in homes, churches, businesses, cities, parks, shopping centers."

GIANT SALAMANDER

Domke’s Gardens
Ossineke, Michigan
GIANT SALAMANDER - From Central Europe.

Looks like they didn’t finish it.

GIANT SALAMANDER

Domke’s Gardens

Ossineke, Michigan

GIANT SALAMANDER - From Central Europe.

Looks like they didn’t finish it.

I CLIMB SLEEPING BEAR

I CLIMBED MICHIGAN’S SLEEPING BEAR DUNEGlen Haven, Michigan
One of the summer’s greatest experiences is a climb up famous Sleeping Bear Dune. The view from the top is breathless.

The view from the bottom ain’t so bad either. Quite the butt show.

I CLIMB SLEEPING BEAR

I CLIMBED MICHIGAN’S SLEEPING BEAR DUNE
Glen Haven, Michigan

One of the summer’s greatest experiences is a climb up famous Sleeping Bear Dune. The view from the top is breathless.

The view from the bottom ain’t so bad either. Quite the butt show.

LOCKED IN MORTAL COMBAT!
By the people who brought you STAIRWAY TO BRONTOSAURUS.

DOMKE’S GARDENSOSSINEKE, MICHIGAN
PYTHON AND CAVE MAN - Locked in Mortal Combat 

LOCKED IN MORTAL COMBAT!

By the people who brought you STAIRWAY TO BRONTOSAURUS.

DOMKE’S GARDENS
OSSINEKE, MICHIGAN

PYTHON AND CAVE MAN - Locked in Mortal Combat 

♫ I’LL BUILD A STAIRWAY TO PARADISE BRONTOSAURUS ♫

DOMKE’S GARDEN — OSSINEKE, MICHIGAN
BRONTOSAURUS — Or Thunder Lizard, 70 to 80 feet long and weighing around 30 tons. Slow moving on land, he lived near water where he found plants for food and protection from his natural enemies of the Period.

Is this what Gershwin really meant?

♫ I’LL BUILD A STAIRWAY TO PARADISE BRONTOSAURUS ♫

DOMKE’S GARDEN — OSSINEKE, MICHIGAN

BRONTOSAURUS — Or Thunder Lizard, 70 to 80 feet long and weighing around 30 tons. Slow moving on land, he lived near water where he found plants for food and protection from his natural enemies of the Period.

Is this what Gershwin really meant?