This postcard was printed in Germany and sold in I.D. Price’s bookstore on Newport’s Front Street in 1907.  It features a view of the west end of Front Street, facing the railroad and the river.  The city fathers were already using mussel shells, abundant in the river, to pave the muddy streets.

From the Ray Hanley Collection.

From Watson, Tim, and Elizabeth Jacoway. Newport and Jackson County. Arcadia Publishing, 2016