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"The Dells," a brochure issued by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul and Pacific Railroad to advertise the Wisconsin Dells, a destination only five hours from Chicago on the CM & St.P line.
DESCRIPTION
"The Dells," a brochure issued by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul and Pacific Railroad to advertise the Wisconsin Dells, a destination only five hours from Chicago on the CM & St.P line.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:24984
Creation Date: 1928
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Wisconsin Dells
County:Columbia
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:H.H. Bennett papers, 1790s-1998 (bulk 1856-1998)
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:Mss 935, Box 11, Folder 2
Original Dimensions:3.5 x 6.25 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
"As an excursion point, the Dells has no rival," the brochure stated. "From the moment the visitor leaves the station at Kilbourn [now Wisconsin Dells], he is lifted out of the commonplace and uneventful by the barbaric splendor of the place and it is in a state of exaltation that he boards the launch or steamer, and explores the winding narrows and grim corridors to the remotest limit of the Dells - a jaunt that never fails to communicate a thrill to the most seasoned tourist."
SUBJECTS
Trees
Advertising
Ephemera
Formations (Geology)
Boats and boating
Relaxation
Resorts
Tourism
Paddle steamers
Wisconsin River (Wis.)

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