GUNNISON TUNNEL OPENING, Montrose, Colorado, PUEBLO STAR-JOURNAL Official Souvenir 1909


Official Souvenir of The Gunnison Tunnel Opening, September 23, 1909.


























Original illustrated wrappers.  Publication dimensions: 11 inches by 16 inches.

Published by The Pueblo Star-Journal, Pueblo, Colorado.







President Howard Taft attending the official opening of the Gunnison Tunnel, at Montrose, Colorado, September 23, 1909.



























62 pages.  Profusely illustrated.

Two maps.






























The Gunnison Tunnel Opening and Uncompahgre Valley Proclamation; Montrose, Olathe, and Delta, Colorado.  Famous Act Authorizing Reclamation Work.  The Stone Which the Builders Rejected has Become the Head Stone of the Corner.  Profile showing cuts and elevations.  Montrose: Proud of Its Wonderful Progress, Extends a Welcome to the Visiting Multitude.  Numerous regional advertisements, etc.






























Cornucopia of photographs, including a panoramic image of the landscape from Montrose to Delta.  Delta County: The Place Where People are Prospering by Eugene W. Taylor.  Sectional Map of the Uncompahgre Valley.  Olathe: The Hub of the Gunnson Tunnel Project by W. C. Hame.





























Condition: good plus to very good; some damp-staining; illustrated covers chipped; spine conservation reinforced; two small ads (3″x3″) cut out at the bottom of two different pages (this information missing; however, no detail concerning the Gunnison Tunnel, the Official Opening, and the towns’ histories are missing).

Price: $450.00



























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