Publication: Privately printed, 1906, Chicago
9" x 8" colorful pictorial wrappers. 61 pp., illustrations, maps. "The purpose of this booklet is to describe the various groups of outing places, their location, their chief points of attraction, their hotel facilities and the train service by which they are reached." The first 30-32 pp. offers an overview of the area serviced by the Chicago and North Western Line as well as numerous black and white photographs of the area. These pages are followed by charts listing hotels and boarding houses at the various summer resorts and fishing and hunting grounds reached by the Chicago and North Western Line, together with rates, capacity, distance from train station, proprietors, etc. Includes resorts mostly in Wisconsin but also resorts in Illinois, Minnesota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Michigan. 3 fold-out maps printed in black and green. The first map, measuring 25" x 20" is entitled, "Lake Region of Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin." The second map, measuring 25" x 18" is entitled, "Hunting and Fishing Resorts of Northwestern Wisconsin Reached by the Chicago and Northwestern Railway." The final map, measuring 19" x 16 1/2" is entitled, "Hunting and Fishing Resorts of Northern Michigan Reached by the Chicago & Northwestern Railway." All maps are in fine condition with the exception of the first map that has a 1" closed tear to bottom edge at fold. Rubbing and wear to spine along with 1 1/2" split to bottom of spine and light wear to the extremities.
Inventory Number: 48393