Download PDF by Suzanne Silverthorn: Around Rocky Mountain National Park (Postcard History

By Suzanne Silverthorn

ISBN-10: 1467133752

ISBN-13: 9781467133753

Following the institution of Rocky Mountain nationwide Park in 1915, promotional campaigns generated through the railroads lured filthy rich tourists to the park with photos of the good open air and the various luxuries provided by means of the best lodges. Postcards have been circulated proclaiming the park because the �Playground of the World.� The gateway groups of Estes Park and Grand Lake turned bright hospitality facilities, and in 1920, whilst the 2 cities have been hooked up with the outlet of Fall River highway, a brand new period of tourism used to be brought that maintains at the present time. greater than two hundred postcards are utilized in this e-book to supply a chronology of the early lodges, ranches, and different settings that experience formed the park�s background for greater than a century.

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