"Gertrude" The Gilchrist Whale. "pacific Hump-Back Whale or Black Fish" Length - 18 Ft. Weight - 2 Tons. "Washed ashore from the Gulf near Gilchrist, Texas, Feb. 21, 1951. Brought to Gilchrist and placed on exhibit for 4 days. This rare mammal created widespread interest and was viewed by hundreds of people. This was one of the largest of this specie ever seen. It is believed that his whale was killed in a battle with a school of porpoise." Post Card No. 54447, postmarked July 31, 1954.
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