Manitou Springs, Colo. J.G. Hiestand, (circa 1900?). 8 1/4” x 6 1/2”. Stapled red wrappers. pp. . Near fine: bright and fresh with couple of tiny chips to wrappers; faint crease to front wrapper; light edge wear.
A photo book consisting of 12 well-composed images showing a train, Pike's Peak, and surrounding scenery. Each one is captioned with the specific location along the sojourn up the mountain. The photos were taken by J. G. Hiestand, the official photographer of the Manitou and Pike's Peak Railway. A man of many interests, Hiestand also collected and dealt in fine mineral specimens. His photographic talent and knowledge of geology were enhanced by his skills as a businessman, catering to the tourist trade with his souvenir retail shop in Manitou Springs, and becoming owner of Ute Iron Springs adjacent to the Cog Road Station, and Summit House on Pike's Peak
An attractive memento documenting the journey via the Cog Road in Colorado.
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