Greetings from Sun Land Farm Motel
Vintage postcard titled "Greetings from Sun Land Farm Motel" of Haines Falls but depicts the famous Horseshoe Bend in the northern Catskills. Caption on the back states "Catskill Mountain Vacationlands. The famous Horseshoe Bend on the Rip Van Winkle Trail dips sharply down into the gorge from Haines Falls, N.Y. The postcard was published by Bob Wyer.
Bob Wyer is one of the most prolific photographers in the history of the Catskills. His photographic career included shooting just about everything, such as passport photos, chauffer licenses, hunting licenses, high school yearbooks, formal portraits, special occasions such as birthdays and weddings, young babies, local stores, hotels and businesses, accidents, insurance claims, crime scenes, landscapes, parades and local news events. There was nothing that Bob couldn’t and wouldn’t photograph. Upon his retirement, Bob donated his extensive collection of over 150,000 photos to the Delaware County Historical Association. The collection is a virtual time capsule of the region from the late 1930s to the 1970s.