MAY CONTAIN NUTS
HOME
 
JUMP TO PAGE   100  >  200  >  300  >  400  >  500  >  600
VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • WWI: IF YOU CAN'T ENLIST - INVEST
 

Shorpy members who are Patreon contributors get an ad-free experience! (Mostly -- there's still an ad above the comments.) Sign up or learn more.

Paradise P.O.: 1940

Paradise P.O.: 1940

May 1940. "A residence and post office at Paradise, Cochise County, Arizona, former center of mining development, now a fruit section." Acetate negative by Russell Lee. View full size.

 

On Shorpy:
Today’s Top 5

Fire Prevention

An outside chimney helped prevent the spread of fire to the interior of the building. A common practice to contain a chimney fire was to pull it down!

Good fence

Much is in need of repair or replacement here, or the usual paint, but the fence is solid and recent.

So remote

So remote that even Google Streetview didn't get there yet.

A perfect spot for the socially anxious and the enochlophobic.

Holy smokes

The stand-alone chimney reminds me of very early Colonial homes.

The Post Office in Paradise?

I am guessing that they mainly use text and email these days.

Syndicate content  Shorpy.com is a vintage photography site featuring thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1950s. The site is named after Shorpy Higginbotham, a teenage coal miner who lived 100 years ago. Contact us | Privacy policy | Site © 2021 Shorpy Inc.