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.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Puyallup, Washington

Artsesian Well, Puyallup, Washington

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Marlin, Texas

The Famous Hot Well and Health Resort of Marlin, Texas

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Dallas, Texas

St. Paul's Sanitarium and Annex, Dallas, Texas

Monday, April 27, 2015

Sulphur Springs, Texas

Elberta Lake, near Sulphur Springs, Texas

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Mineral Wells, Texas

Mineral Wells golf and country club, Mineral Wells, Texas

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Ukraine

Young lady at a water well, Ukraine 

Friday, April 24, 2015

Kenya

Kikuyu Mother and Mtotos, Kenya, at an artesian well

Thursday, April 23, 2015

San Antonio, Texas

Santa Rosa Hospital, San Antonio, Texas (note water tower on left)

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

La Sueur, Minnesota

Artesian Well, Le Sueur, Minnesota

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Kuwait

Water wells, Jaharah Oasis, Kuwait

Monday, April 20, 2015

Sulphur Springs, Texas

City Square, Sulphur Springs, Texas

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Mineral Wells, Texas

Colonial Hotel, Mineral Wells, Texas

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Friday, April 17, 2015

Queensland, Australia

Artesian well at Longreach, Queensland, Australia

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Clinton, Missouri

Artesian Well and Hotel, Clinton, Missouri

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Marlin, Texas

Buy Clinic, Marlin Sanitarium and Bath House, Marlin Texas

Monday, April 13, 2015

Sulphur Springs, Texas

Elk's Parade, Sulphur Springs, Texas

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Mineral Wells, Texas

Camp Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Artesian City, Idaho

Natatorium in Artesian City, Idaho

Friday, April 10, 2015

Del Rio, Texas

San Felipe Springs, Del Rio, Texas

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Belton, Texas

Canyon Miller Springs, Belton, Texas

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Iuka, Mississippi

Mineral Springs Park in Iuka, Mississippi

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Big Spring, Texas

Steam train in Big Spring, Texas

Monday, April 6, 2015

Sulphur Springs, Texas

Ideal Courts in Sulphur Springs, Texas

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Mineral Wells, Texas

Rally Day for Mineral Wells, Texas 

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Belton, Texas

Canyon Miller Springs, Belton, Texas

Friday, April 3, 2015

Iuka, Mississippi

Mineral Springs Park, Iuka, Mississippi

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Fort Stockton, Texas

Comanche Springs and swimming pool, Fort Stockton, Texas