Thursday, March 28, 2013

Oklahoma City Cotton Compress

Cotton Compress, Oklahoma City, Oklah.

Oklahoma city is the capital of the recently created state of Oklahoma.  It is the principal city in that state.  During the cotton season thousands of bales of cotton are brought to the compress to be compressed in bales so they may be shipped over the entire world.  A bale of cotton weighs about 500 pounds.

postmarked in 1918 with a 1 cent George Washington stamp

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Oklahoma entered the union on November 16, 1907.

1 comment:

ONeal said...

Oh, I like this one!