Monday, June 30, 2008

"Scenic Grandeur of the West" - SPRR, c. 1942

From: "John Kellum"

I have a cover with 16 views from Southern Pacific Lines ... written in 1943 ... called Scenic Grandeur of the West. It has a price tag of 75 cents. Do you know who I could talk to about this? I would like to sell this as well.

—John Kellum, Seaside, Oregon


Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Folio– Contains sixteen colored views of points of interest along Southern Pacific Lines"

" ... pictorial folder (cowboy looking at train) containing 16 colorized 8x10 inch photographs of sites such as Palm Springs, Union Station in Los Angeles, oil wells near Santa Barbara, Golden Gate Bridge, Oakland Bay Bridge, the Daylight Limited, etc."

6/30/2008 9:06 PM  
Blogger CPRR Discussion Group said...

Also see, All Aboard: The Role of the Railroads in Protecting, Promoting, and Selling Yellowstone and Yosemite National Parks by Joshua Scott Johns

6/30/2008 9:24 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Streamliner City of San Francisco Crossing Salt Lake

Daylight Limited, San Francisco and Los Angeles

Roosevelt Dam, Arizona

Union Station, Los Angeles

San Joaquin Daylight on Tehachapi Loop, Southern Pacific Lines

Homes of Ancient Cliff Dwellers, Arizona

The Wawona 'Tunnel Tree,' Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park

Cypress Point, Monterey

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

Oil Wells Near Santa Barbara

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. [From Yerba Buena Island]

Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico

Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park, California

Half Dome From Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park

Palm Springs, California

Giant Cactus, Arizona"

6/30/2008 9:31 PM  
Blogger CPRR Discussion Group said...

Images can be seen online at the Harry Oliver Fandom Center, Memorial Archive.

6/30/2008 9:35 PM  

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