"Natural Entrance Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico. Located on top of a high plateau this huge opening is the only major natural entrance to Carlsbad Caverns. Except for the trails it is practically in the same condition as it was when the cavern was discovered. Carlsbad Caverns National Park is open every day in the year. For complete tour information write the superintendent, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Carlsbad, New Mexico."
"Carlsbad Cavern, New Mexico. Totem Poles, Big Room. This view in the Big Room of the Carlsbad Cavern, showing the Totem Poles, is probably the best known photograph of this underground wonderland. The slender Totem Pole is 42 feet high and grouped around it are several stalagmites, many of them resembling blanketed Indians, seated in council. Each day the visitors are assembled at his point, and the entire room is illuminated by two minute calcium flares of 50,000 candle power, which brings out the colors and details on the ceiling and walls of this enormous room. this Totem Pole grouop is 750 feet underground and approximately 2.5 miles back from the entrance of the Cavern. Data by the U. S. National Park Service." One-Cent Post Card No. 94 120963.
"Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico. Celery Formation, Big Room. The Celery Stalk in the Big Room of Carlsbad Cavers, located just beyond the Lunch Room, is very striking in resemblance to an enormous celery stalk. It is located in an alcove whose background adds much to the appearance of the Celery Stalk." One-Cent Post Card postmarked Seminole, Texas July 12, 1950.
"Lunch Room in Carlsbad Cavern, Carlsbad, N.M. owned and operated by Cavern Supply Co. under supervision of National Park Service. Good lunches, including tea or coffee, served at reasonable prices. Open every day in the year. Adequate equipment to accommodate any size crowd." One-Cent Post Card No. OB-96N.
"Carlsbad Ramada Inn, Home of Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Luxury for Less. Largest most luxurious roadside hotel in the Tri-State area. 125 Rooms, 100% Refrigerated. Large Musical Swimming pool, 24 hour Pancake Cottage, Dining Room and Cocktail Lounge. Full Convention Facilities, Banquet Rooms, Meeting Rooms, Sample Rooms. Suites including glamorous Bridal Suite. Free Teletype Reservations to and from all Ramada and Flamingo Hotels across the U.S.A." Post Card No. P49035, postmarked 1963.
"Greetings from Carlsbad New Mexico" No. 188 County seat of Eddy (formerly historic Lincoln) county, famous for early day cattle wars and feuds of cattle men. Located in the fertile Pecos Valley it boasts a mild winter climate--average temperature 63 degrees--with fine fishing and hunting in nearby mountains. Carlsbad has the only two potash mines in America, but is best known as the Gateway to the famous Carlsbad Caverns 24 miles distant. This city of 7,500 population has ample accommodations for the throngs of visitors who visit the Caverns yearly." One-cent Post Card No. 7A-H2484 - 188, purchased June 1940.
"Carlsbad Cavern, New Mexico, No. 158, Rock of Ages. Estimated age Fifty million years. Each day the group of vistors makes a short stop at the base of this formation and as the floodlights are dimmed for a few minutes all sing the well known hymn 'Rock of Ages.'" One-cent Post Card No. 1A820."
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