April Fools Postcards


| April 1999

  • This 1929 card shows what must surely be the world's largest cream separator, displayed at the National Dairy Exposition in St. Louis.
    This 1929 card shows what must surely be the world's largest cream separator, displayed at the National Dairy Exposition in St. Louis. "It's 14 feet high, and a real one," the writer notes.
  • No antlers; no red nose, but it's a Reindeer (2 hp, vertical tank-cooled), by Root and Vandervoort
    No antlers; no red nose, but it's a Reindeer (2 hp, vertical tank-cooled), by Root and Vandervoort
  • Early-day genetic engineering?
    Early-day genetic engineering? "Good Corn makes Good Hogs," reads the inscription on this 1910 card, printed in Toronto.

  • This 1929 card shows what must surely be the world's largest cream separator, displayed at the National Dairy Exposition in St. Louis.
  • No antlers; no red nose, but it's a Reindeer (2 hp, vertical tank-cooled), by Root and Vandervoort
  • Early-day genetic engineering?