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Rural Letter Carrier in Sleigh

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Description: Rural letter carrier peers out of his sleigh while making his daily rounds. Rural carriers in cold winter climates often kept sleighs for winter use, in addition to their mail wagons. Such expenses were sometimes hardship for rural carriers, who were (and still are) responsible for purchasing their own vehicles.

Creator/Photographer: Unidentified photographer

Medium: Black and white photographic print

Culture: American

Geography: USA

Date: c. 1915

Persistent URL: arago.si.edu/index.asp?con=2&cmd=1&id=203576

Repository: National Postal Museum

Collection: Rural Free Delivery

Accession number: A.2008-49

lalapapawawa, DarkWing, and 63 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. eric_ap_elektronik [deleted] 65 months ago | reply

    very nice work

  2. DominusVobiscum 65 months ago | reply

    Sure hope he has a hot water bottle to sit with...Merry Christmas indeed!

  3. striatic 64 months ago | reply

    This image has been used in the indicommons.org post: Delivering the Mail


  4. allr1 59 months ago | reply

    Amazing how far we have come. Email what?

  5. Missive Maven 57 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Postal History, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  6. onefamousdog 53 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called a new world, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  7. onefamousdog 53 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called piece of heaven, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  8. onefamousdog 53 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called soulful group, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  9. jeanjosp 39 months ago | reply

    we have definitely came a long way...

  10. Marsmart 19 months ago | reply

    Bring back horses ?

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