The Colorado Wonderland Western Colorado. COLORADO - DENVER, RIO GRANDE RAILROAD.
The Colorado Wonderland Western Colorado
The Colorado Wonderland Western Colorado

The Colorado Wonderland Western Colorado

Denver, CO. Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad. No date. Ca. 1949.
Photo-illustrated booklet devoted to the communities and attractions of Western Colorado; 9 x 8 inches; 40 pp including covers. Black and white photos throughout, printed in "green-tone" in support of an "outdoor" atmosphere. Booklet circa 1948, based on text extolling "Monarch Airlines' comfortable DC-3 planes" plus specific dates published in the booklet. Page after page in the booklet finds a different community in the spotlight, thus illustrated pieces are featured on Gunnison; Black Canyon; Ouray; Silverton; Telluride; Delta County; Paonia; Hotchkiss; Grand Junction; Glenwood Springs and Canyon; Aspen; Rifle; Grand Mesa; and more. A remarkable map of the region is a centerfold attraction. Photo on rear cover shows the Denver & Rio Grande "Vista-Dome" passenger trains passing one another--one going east the other west--in Glenwood Canyon. An unusual and uncommon ephemeral item relating to Western Colorado and produced by Denver and Rio Grande RR. There are no WorldCat listings for the item. Item #52752

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