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.

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. 

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 2013Your BAD POSTCARDS Blogger Reblogs Ten of his Favorite Postcards of the Year
Original Post

WORLD’S LARGEST PRAIRIE DOG

TEN BADDEST BAD POSTCARDS OF 2013
Your BAD POSTCARDS Blogger Reblogs Ten of his Favorite Postcards of the Year

Original Post

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.



Critters.

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.

Critters.

HOW, KOLA!


MT. RUSHMORE NATIONAL MONUMENTBLACK HILLS, SOUTH DAKOTA
Black Elk, a Sioux warrior, offers his friendly greeting. 

HOW, KOLA!

MT. RUSHMORE NATIONAL MONUMENT
BLACK HILLS, SOUTH DAKOTA

Black Elk, a Sioux warrior, offers his friendly greeting. 

NAME the STATE — Answer and Winner

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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:

circlesofcircles

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

1) YOU’RE SICK SICK SICK!
2) TRICERATOPS
3) WELL, SHUT MY MOUTH!
4) SWTSU STRUTTERS
5) MISS SUGARDALE—1958

WORLD OF SPECTACULAR RAINBOW COLORS
Which is the Aragonite? Which is the Scheelite?
File under Confusing Exhibits.



BADLANDS PETRIFIED GARDENSKodoka, South DakotaGATEWAY 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 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 

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 

YABBA DABBA DINO

"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.

YABBA DABBA DINO

"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.

SUBURBAN MOTEL


SUBURBAN MOTEL
All New — 18 Units
Three blocks East Jct. Hiway 16 - 38 on 38Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Showers or Tub Combinations, Wall to Wall Carpet - Individual Controlled Steam Heat - Free TV - Cafe 3 blocks.

SUBURBAN MOTEL

SUBURBAN MOTEL

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?

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


MT. RUSHMOREBlack 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.

HAPPY PRESIDENTS BIRTHDAYS OBSERVED DAY

MT. RUSHMORE
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.

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 bad.postcards@gmail.com with your choice of postcard from the list below and your mailing address.
The RULES:1) MAXIMUM of FIFTEEN (15) WORDS2) One entry per person3) Please enter your caption in the comments of this post4) 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):
1) WE PREFER ARF and ARF!2) GREETINGS FROM DOWN SOUTH IN DIXIE3) BEAR HUG4) HOT MEALS AT ALL HOURS5) HOOKED ON JESUS
HAVE FUN and GOOD LUCK!

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 bad.postcards@gmail.com with your choice of postcard from the list below and your mailing address.

The RULES:
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):

1) WE PREFER ARF and ARF!
2) GREETINGS FROM DOWN SOUTH IN DIXIE
3) BEAR HUG
4) HOT MEALS AT ALL HOURS
5) HOOKED ON JESUS

HAVE FUN and GOOD LUCK!

CONCRETE DINOSAUR WITH A NICE PAINT JOB

PROTOCERATOPS
Protoceratops, together with its eggs, was discovered in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia in 1923. It is the ancestor of all the Ceratopsians, horned dinosaurs, and also of the present day parrot. Model by E. A. Sullivan, sculptor of the dinosaurs.

Parrot???

CONCRETE DINOSAUR WITH A NICE PAINT JOB

PROTOCERATOPS

Protoceratops, together with its eggs, was discovered in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia in 1923. It is the ancestor of all the Ceratopsians, horned dinosaurs, and also of the present day parrot. Model by E. A. Sullivan, sculptor of the dinosaurs.

Parrot???