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Postal workers on scooters in the 1910s.

30 vintage photos of postal workers from back in the day

The US Postal Service dates back to 1775. Here are 30 vintage photos of postal workers on the job.
United States Postal Service clerks sort mail at the USPS, just one of the many functions the USPS serves.

5 things your post office can do for you besides sending mail

From selling messenger bags to processing passports, the post office does so much more than just ship mail.
A mail delivery person pulls her cart through the snow in Brooklyn, New York.

The US Postal Service is suspending mail delivery in more than 100 ZIP codes because of the life-threatening polar vortex

Mail delivery will be suspended Wednesday in parts of Chicago, Michigan. Indiana, Ohio, Nebraska and more.
He had quite the journey.

A cat was accidentally shipped 700 miles from home after accidentally trapping itself in a box

Baloo was mistakenly shipped from Nova Scotia to Montreal after he unwittingly climbed into a cardboard box.

Here’s what actually happens to letters addressed to Santa at the North Pole

Millions of people send letters to Santa Claus asking for Christmas presents every year. What actually happens to letters addressed to the North Pole?

Australia’s postal service opened a store whose only customers are personal shoppers for Chinese buyers

Australia Post opened a concept store in Sydney selling health and beauty products that customers ship to China. The pilot is targeting Daigou, overseas personal shoppers who buy health and beauty products for customers in China — a market worth hundreds of millions.
A Poste Italiane mailbox is seen in central Rome, Italy in this October 9, 2015 file photo.

Italian postal worker found with 880 pounds of undelivered mail said he stopped deliveries because he ‘wasn’t paid enough’

The 33-year-old, who complained he "wasn't paid enough," apparently stopped delivering mail three years before he quit.

37 jobs that are quickly disappearing in the US

Based on the BLS's occupational outlook data, here are 35 jobs that could be on their way out of the US.