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Off To Mt. Hood. An Auto Biography Of The Old Road IVAN M WOOLLEY

Off To Mt. Hood. An Auto Biography Of The Old Road


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Publication: Oregon Historical Society, 1959, Portland

First edition. 9" x 6" in tan pictorial wrappers showing a photograph of a driver removing chains from a 1905 Thomas Flyer. 109, [1] pp. Illustrations. 2 folding dittoed maps tipped-in at rear. Inscribed by author on contents page to Leonard Blumenfeld and dated Oct. 31, 1959. A picturesque memoir of automobile travel in the Brass Era along the Barlow Road to Government Camp on Mt. Hood, four miles below the timberline. The road at the time was a toll corduroy and plank road filled with rocks, sand, and mud and taking an hour and a half to cover the nine miles between Rhododendron and Government Camp. Woolley, a noted Portland radiologist, expounds on the innumerable accidents, horrific road conditions, and sites to be seen. Original editions complete with maps are scarce. Light soiling and toning to wrappers along with minor curling to front cover and the first couple pages. Good to very good.

Inventory Number: 47632