By Jeffrey Buck
In a world that is now dominated by e-mail let’s take a look back to a time when snail mail ruled the world. The government is tooling with the idea of eliminating a day of delivery and shutting post office outlets throughout the country. But back in 1915 that idea wasn’t on anyone’s mind.
Take a look at the photograph entitled “The Big P.O.: 1915“:
Detroit, Michigan, circa 1915. “Detroit Post Office.” Behold the sooty Motor City. 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.