Friday, October 5, 2012

Here I Am in Chicago

Outer Drive Chicago

Postmarked 8 April 1945
Chicago, Illinois

Postcard Caption:
187- Outer Drive Link Bridge and Skyline, Chicago / Outer Drive Link Bridge connecting the North and South, one of the most valuable and magnificent engineering feats in Chicago.
Postcard Message:
Dear Mom, / Here I am in Chicago. Will leave soon. Met up with two more buddies. Well am getting along fine so far. / Son / "Benny"
The Link Bridge was dedicated on October 5, 1937, such a celebration that President Franklin D. Roosevelt attended.

Encyclopedia of Chicago Entry 

1 comment:

Christine H. said...

So nice of Benny to write home. The brightly-colored Chicago has a certain appeal, like candy.

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