Written for the Southern Pacific Lines. First edition. 10 3/4" x 7 1/2" in over-sized stiff green printed wrappers. 64 pp., illustrations, map. Elaborate promotional for the valley, emphasizing commercial, agricultural, and recreational opportunities. Discusses climate, millions of dollars spend in education, gravity irrigation, agriculture, church and social advantages of the area, reliable information about hunting and fishing, various business opportunities, recreation, farming in non-irrigated territory, the Artesian Belt, the port of Brazos De Santiago at (Port) Pint Isabel, etc. Profusely illustrated throughout with several full-page color plates and numerous textual halftones. Double-page color system map at center entitled, "The Lower Valley of the Rio Grande Served by the Southern Pacific Lines." Map at center is detached and with very light foxing to some pages. Light soiling to wrappers along with light wear to edges of over-sized wrappers. A very nice item.
Inventory Number: 40635