Publication: Union Pacific System, 1929, Omaha
First edition. 8vo. Light gray pictorial wrappers, 40 pp., double column text, illustrated from photographs, maps. Issued by the Union Pacific System this book provides a general description and history of Yellowstone National Park, There are photographs of Old Faithful Geyser, Freat Fall from Red Rock, Fountain Paint Pot, Morning Glory Pool, Grasshopper Glacier, Tower Falls, Grotto Geyser, individuals participating in various activities, wildlife, and many more scenes of interest. Information is provided on the park' environment, animal residents, hiking trails, bungalow tent facilities, horseback trails, Grand Canyon Hotel, fossil forests, Mammoth Hot Springs, fishing, hotels and permanent camps, automobile transportation, Old Faithful Inn, etc. A two page map of Yellowstone National Park that points out park tours, trails, auto road to Jackson Lake, railroads, etc. A one page map of the Union Pacific System and its connections are shown leaving from Chicago to the Pacific Ocean and points in between. Laid-in is a small map of the Chicago & North Western Line and Connections plus rail stations for the Chicago & North West Line and the Chicago, Union Pacific & North Western Line. There is provided cost of tickets to Yellowstone Park, schedules of automobile tours through the park including diagrams of same, saddle and pack trips, what to wear, women tourists, mail and telegrams, medical facilities, baggage, etc. Also information is provided on trips to Yellowstone Park from Salt Lake City, Denver and other points all via Union Pacific. A nice half photograph of bathers and the New Casino at Saltair Beach, Salt Lake City," and a picture of Temple Square, Salt Lake City as well. A near fine, clean copy of an interesting and informative booklet. Laid in is an 8 page brochure entitled, "Grand Teton National Park," with general information on the park, schedules of automobile tours and a double-page map of the Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks with tours marked in red. Fine.
Inventory Number: 45883