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Denver By Pen And Picture by  Journalist Thomas Tonge

Denver By Pen And Picture

by Journalist Thomas Tonge

8" x 9" oblong printed wrapper. 76pp. to include wrappers. No pagination. Numerous photographs. Brief description of Denver's growth by decade from 1859 -1900. "From 1890 to 1893 Denver outgrew the State, but from 1893 to 1906 the State outgrew Denver." Information includes Denver's manufacturing, its' financial and commercial activity, railroads, education, health resorts, agricultural empire, mineral empire, churches, homes, climate, mountain scenery compared to Switzerland, et. al. Railroads included the Colorado Midland Railway, the Denver, Northwestern & Pacific Railway and the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. Photos include the Federal Building and the Post Office, City Hall, Chamber of Commerce, Union Depot, schools, the Tabor Grand Opera House, livestock, 2-page panoramic view of Denver at center, churches, homes, scenery, Mount of the Holy Cross, et. al. Moderate wear to wrappers and heavy spine, light soiling throughout else a very good copy full of information.

Inventory Number: 42816