Publication: The Henry O Shepard Co, Printers and Binders, 1900, Chicago
9" x 4." 12pp. including printed wrappers. Illustrations. 4 panel view at the center of "A Typical Mountain Scene in Estes Park." Detailed 7" x 7" black and white map entitled "MAP OF ESTES PARK" which shows several peaks, the Front Range Rocky Mts., rivers, passes, Elkhorn Lodge, creeks, et. al. Describes tourists coming to Estes Park, Colorado via the Burlington Route and what to expect once they arrive such as riding, fishing, climbing mountains, beautiful scenery, et. al. Brief description of hotels and boarding houses; camp and cottage life; outdoor activities; riding horses to the summit of Long's Peak or to the Black Canon, visiting Horseshoe Park and Willow Park. Names of the mountain peaks in and near Estes Park. List of the Representatives of the Burlington Route and where they're located. Wonderful black and white photographs of arriving at Estes Park in wagons, the Estes Park Hotel; the Elkhorn Lodge, a photo of the highlands with cabins and people in the foreground, a double-page photograph of the park at the center, a round-up at Mary's Lake, a man fishing in the falls in Willow Park, etc. Light wear to extremities including short splits at lower hinges of some of the pages, and with some rubbing to cover panels and spine. A nice item.
Inventory Number: 39877