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