Rare 1920 RPPC Postcard Crowd Train Station Depot Wild Rose Wisconsin to Chicago. Size: 5.5 in x 2.25 in.
The reason why this real photo RPPC postcard is an odd size is because it has been cut down, at some point, to its current size from it's normal postcard dimensions. It is postmarked in 1920 to be sent to Chicago, Illinois. Wild Rose is a village in Waushara County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 725 at the 2010 census.
A post office called Wild Rose has been in operation since 1873. The village was named from wild rose bushes near the original town site, although many early settlers arrived from Rose, New York in the mid 1850's and the town may be named Wild Rose in reference to Rose, NY. The front depicts the iconic Wild Rose Wisconsin Train Depot Station, which is a rare find. At the time of writing this, there is no other postcard or photo of the Wild Rose Train Depot on this website for sale.
Add this valuable piece to your collection today. Please inspect the pictures, as they give the best representation of condition. May have discoloring, edge or corner wear, marks, creases, fading, smudges, corner or edge bends, tears, or corners missing. In particular for this piece, there are bits of the scrapbook remaining on the back of the postcard, along with straining, as well as obvious signs of age and wear.This postcard has been trimmed down by a previous owner, possibly the original owner.