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HISTORICAL BOOSTERISM & TOURISM
the exploration era had passed, the settlement and development era
began. Towns were established, railroads built, fueled by mining,
ranching, farming, marketing and tourism ... selling minerals, scenery,
health, and a frontier that was quickly fading into old photographs
INVITATION FROM SAN JUAN COUNTY, SILVERTON, COLORADO
in 1912. 8 panels of information and photographs: mining industry;
climatic conditions; tourism. "Globe trotters have stood
enraptured at the splendor and gorgeous coloring and are unanimous in the
opinion that in the way of mountain grandeur they (San Juan Mountains) are
unequalled on the face of the earth...." Near fine condition.
DENVER'S MOUNTAIN PARKS TO IDAHO SPRINGS, COLORADO
Springs, "The Radium Town," Invites You. Idaho Springs,
Colorado: A Watering Place in the Rockies. Carson-Harper, Printers,
Denver, circa 1915. Hot Springs Hotel & Its Healing
Waters. Radio-Activity of Hot Mineral Waters. A two-hour
pleasure trip by train or auto through Denver's picturesque mountain
parks. 8 paneled pages. Very good condition.
PEAK ROUTE, ARGENTINE CENTRAL RAILWAY
THE CLOUDS. Highest Railway in the World operated for General
Traffic. Williamson-Haffner, Printers, Denver. Numerous
photochroms. "Stairway to the Clouds." Excellent
panorama of Mt. McClellan. Subterranean Ice Palaces. Argentine
Pass wagon road. C. A. Johnson, General Passenger Agent, Denver; E.
A. Cooper, City Ticket Agent, Denver. 12 pages.
Timetable. Circa 1910. Near fine condition.
COLORADO: ENTRANCE TO THE BEST OF THE ROCKIES.
Glacier Region, Colorado National Forest. Issued by the Boulder
Chamber of Commerce. Camera Print, 1920. 12 pages.
Photographs and description. "Boulder is conceded to be one of
the most beautiful cities in the United States ...." University
of Colorado. Colorado Chautauqua. Boulder-Colorado Sanitarium
("Battlecreek of the Rockies"). Pearl Street.
Boulderado. The Hygenic Ice and Coal Company. Map: "The
Colorado National Forest, Glacier Type Region, showing trails and
locations of chalets." Near fine condition.
THE SNOW. AERIAL RAILWAY. ONLY ONE IN AMERICA.
Greatest Scenic Trip. 8-panels. Silver Plume to Sunrise Peak:
A Wonderful Ride through the Air. Geo. F. Wilson, General Manager,
Silver Plume, Colorado; A. E. Edwards, Secretary-Treasurer, Silver Plume,
Colorado. Circa 1910. Description with numerous
photographs. McClellan Mountain, Colorado. On line of Colorado
& Southern Railway. Very good condition.
DENVER, ILLUSTRATED BY CAMERA: The Largest Department Store in the West.
Denver Dry Goods Company. Dennis Sheedy, President. The
Smith-Brooks Press, Denver. Circa 1910. 16 pages.
Description and superb display of interior images. Sixteenth,
California & Fifteenth streets, Denver, Colorado. Near fine
A SUMMER OUTING AMIDST
THE CLIFF DWELLING RUINS IN MESA VERDE NATIONAL PARK, COLORADO
Elmer Ellsworth Higley. Carson-Harper, Denver, 1916. Photos by
George L. Beam. Frank A. Wadleigh, Passenger Traffic Manager, Denver
& Rio Grande Railroad, Denver, Colorado. 8-page paneled
publication with description and numerous photographs. Balcony
House. Cliff Palace. Spruce Tree House. Sun
Temple. Far View House. Dr. J. Walter Fewkes, Smithsonian
Institution. Near fine condition.
PARK, ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colorado. Nature's Masterpiece.
photos by F. P. Clatworthy. Colorado Engraving Company.
Published by Estes Park Chamber of Commerce, circa 1916. One-page
map by The Clason Map Co., Denver. Historical Sketch.
Convention Center. Nation's playground. Outstanding features
of Estes Park. Estes Park as a Summer Home. Winter
Sports. Gold and tennis. Hotels. Furnished
Cottages. Near fine condition. 8 paneled pages.
SCENIC TRIPS FROM DENVER INTO THE COLORADO ROCKIES.
to Go ... What to See ... How to get there. Enjoy Your Vacation
Denver Way. Published by The City & County of Denver.
Distributed by The Tourist Bureau - 715 Seventeenth Street. Brock-Haffner,
Denver, 1916. The Tourist and Publicity Bureau of the Denver Civic
and Commercial Association. "See America." Denver
Mountain Parks. Golf in Colorado. Location of Telegraph
Offices. "The Rocky Mountain National Park," by Enos A.
Mills. Mountain "Hikes" from Denver. 4-panel
bird's-eye-panorama of Denver and Front Range: "Thirty-Eight Rail,
Auto and Trolley Scenic and Sightseeing Trips -- Fourteen One-Day
Trips." One-Day Trips - Colorado & Southern Railway.
Short Scenic Trips. Views in Mesa Verde National Park ,Colorado and
Wheeler National Monuments, Colorado reached from Denver by way of Denver
& Rio Grande Railroad. Sightseeing at Denver by auto and
trolley. The Moffat Road Trip. How to Reach Denver by Auto
from the East. Two-panel Map of The City of Denver, State of
Colorado. Fine condition.
WHOLE DAY TO THE MOUNT MORRISON, Region of Peaks, Parks and Canyons
Most Wonderful Mountain Incline Railroad in the World. Located
northwest of the Town of Morrison, Colorado, in what would become Red
Rocks Park. Pinnacle of "Creation Rock." "Cave
of Saturn." "The most magnificent park of Natural Rocks in
America. Caves, stairways, a sweeping view from the summit of Mount
Morrison, including a hundred lakes, thousands of acres of cultivated
lands, hundreds of miles of mountain range...." 8 panels.
Description and photographs. Circa 1910. Very good plus
Beautiful Lakes, 2 miles above sea level, Delta County, Colorado.
Delta County Chamber of Commerce, Delta, Colorado. Circa 1920.
8-panels. Description and photographs. Photographic map on
interior 4 panels. Near fine condition.
SPRINGS: The Gateway to Colorado's Grandest Scenery
Springs Merchants Association, 1909. "The Pikes Peak Region
possesses more scenic attractions than any other point on the globe.
Colorado Springs is the Gateway to all of them." Guide and map
of Colorado Springs. 16 pages. Description and numerous
photographs. Colorado Springs. Parks and Driveways.
Street Directory of Principal Streets of Colorado Springs. Public
Buildings. Points of Interest. Hotels. Map of Colorado
Springs and the Pike's Peak Region (one-page). General Information:
railroad ticket offices; express offices; banks. Very good plus.