A collection of postcard images documenting the golden age of flowing artesian wells across the United States and the world, generally from the early 1900s and with a bias toward Texas. Also included, from time to time, are other water-related postcards.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013


A curious shower of fish from an artesian well, from 1879, Algeria

Monday, August 19, 2013

Queensland, Australia

Artesian well, Queensland, Australia

Saturday, August 17, 2013