The Brontosaurus was one of the largest creatures ever to walk the earth. It was an herbiverous Dinosaur, attaining a length of 80 feet, weighing probably 15 tons. The life span of the individual was probably 1000 years. It lived in the Jurassic Period of the Mesozoic Era.
This Dinosaur designed and built at Dinosaur Park, Rapid City, S. Dakota by the famous Sculptor, Emmet Sullivan.
Note: Correct spelling is “herbivorous”
HARDWARE. HARD ANIMALS.
AFRICAN GAME ANIMALS, West Sioux Falls Hardware, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
The largest group of life size African game animals ever mounted for a private collection. Owned by Henry Brockhouse of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. These animals are on display at the West Sioux Falls Hardware, 2404 West Madison, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
HEY! BIG MOUTH!
MT. RUSHMORE NATIONAL MONUMENTBLACK HILLS, SOUTH DAKOTA
Although Theodore Roosevelt is hidden from sight, this view shows the heroic proportion of the great memorial. Carved by the late Gutzon Borglum, the carving is 6200 feet above sea level and the busts are proportionate to men 465 feet high.
WORLD’S LARGEST PRAIRIE DOG
TEN BADDEST BAD POSTCARDS OF 2013
Your BAD POSTCARDS Blogger Reblogs Ten of his Favorite Postcards of the Year
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WALL DRUG’S DINOSAUR
Wall, South Dakota
Imagine, critters like this once roamed the Badlands - seems unbelievable. Situated south of Wall Drug Auto Livery Stable at Wall, South Dakota along Interstate 90.
MT. RUSHMORE NATIONAL MONUMENT
BLACK HILLS, SOUTH DAKOTA
Black Elk, a Sioux warrior, offers his friendly greeting.
NAME the STATE — Answer and Winner
The answer is:
d) South Dakota
BRONTOSAURUS AT SUNSET
Dinosaur Park, Rapid City, South Dakota
One of the specimens of prehistoric reptiles found in Dinosaur Park onSkylineDrive, this figure is 28 feet high and 60 feet long. The Brontosaurus was one of the largest prehistoric reptiles and in real life it weighed about 80 tons.
The winner, chosen at random from those answering correctly, is:
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WORLD OF SPECTACULAR RAINBOW COLORS
Which is the Aragonite? Which is the Scheelite?
File under Confusing Exhibits.
BADLANDS PETRIFIED GARDENS
Kodoka, South Dakota
GATEWAY TO THE BADLANDS
A whole new world of spectacular rainbow colors is revealed in the fluorescent minerals of ordinary appearing rocks when bathed with the invisible rays of ultraviolet in this fascinating exhibit.
WORLD’S LARGEST PRAIRIE DOG
RANCH STORE, KADOKA, SOUTH DAKOTA
The “Ranch Store” is an unusual building on Highway 16 at Kadoka, South Dakota, Gateway to the Bad Lands. This is a good place for visitors to see many FREE attractions; a natural prairie dog town, rattlesnakes, world’s largest prairie dog, free cactus and mail service.
Originated, owned and operated by
DORIS AND EMORY HERRING
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YABBA DABBA DINO
FLINTSTONES BEDROCK CITY
Custer, South Dakota
Dino, a twenty-foot tall Flintstone character guards the entrance to Bedrock City. The beautifully created Flintstone Village, Drive-Inn Cafe, Souvenir Shop and full-cacility Campground offer one of the most magnificent scenic views in the Black Hills.
All New — 18 Units
Three blocks East Jct. Hiway 16 - 38 on 38
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Showers or Tub Combinations, Wall to Wall Carpet - Individual Controlled Steam Heat - Free TV - Cafe 3 blocks.
TOADSTOOL FOREST, BADLANDS OF SO. DAK.
In the Toadstool Forest and the silent Badlands National Monument of South Dakota. Scenes such as this are millions of years old.
10 million year old cowboy?
HAPPY PRESIDENTS BIRTHDAYS OBSERVED DAY
Black Hills, S. Dak.
One of the last of the mighty Sioux, in full dress, beats out his message as he sits at the foot of the Shrine of Democracy.
STONED PRESIDENTS + PHEASANTS = INFINITE VARIETY?
WELCOME TO SOUTH DAKOTA — THE LAND OF INFINITE VARIETY
WELCOME SIGN OF SOUTH DAKOTA
This welcome sign greets the visitor, when entering from adjoining states.
South Dakota is the site of the world-famous Mt. Rushmore National Memorial, and the state is well known throughout the nation for its wonderful pheasant hunting season.
CAPTION CONTEST—Bird in Hand
12/5/11 9:15 PM:
Thank you for your captions! First, here’s what’s on the verso:
A HAPPY COMBINATION
South Dakotans are happy that their state is known as “The Pheasant Capital of the World”. Good hunting abounds in many parts of the countryside. This comely young woman is shown holding a live pheasant.
The winner is Tahewitt for the caption:
“I’ve got one in the hand, wait ‘til you see where I’ve got two!”
Congratulations, Tahewitt To claim your postcard prize, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with your choice of postcard from the list below and your mailing address.
1) MAXIMUM of FIFTEEN (15) WORDS
2) One entry per person
3) Please enter your caption in the comments of this post 4) Submissions will be accepted until Sunday, December 4 at 8:00 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!