Omaha, Nebraska. Passenger Department Burlington Route. No date. Map is copyright 1897.
Booklet, illustrated throughout with black and white photo illustrations, folding map, 56pp, 5 1/2 x 4 inches, decorative paper wrappers. Folded map at rear unfolding to 8 x 10 1/2 inches (Copyright 1897 by Poole Bros., Chicago). Light wear to covers, overall very good condition. The booklet features Colorado vacation destinations arranged in alphabetical order. Listings provide information on miles from Denver, elevation, accommodations with prices, amenities, access from rail stations, etc. The publication observes "The hunter, the fisherman, the invalid and the mere lover of mountain grandeur will, at most places, find excellent accommodations at the same hotel." The small folding map at the rear, with Denver and Pueblo at the right edge, covers a good portion of the Rocky Mountains in great detail in a bird's eye view style. List of Burlington Route Publications at rear. A most interesting railroad publication encouraging tourism. Item #54056