Today's post features an item published by the Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie Railroad, which was a subsidary of the Canadian Pacific Railway, and nicknamed the SOO Line after the phonetic spelling of Sault. Wild Flowers of the Canadian Rockies was published sometime around 1910 by the SOO Line. Here is the brochure ...
|Pasque Flower and Golden Ragwort|
Do you enjoy wildflowers?
|White Heath and Marsh Everlasting Pea|
|Canada Violet and Blue Lettuce|
|Yellow Adder's Tongue|
Heart-Leaved Arnica and Pale-Flowered Arnica
|Red False Heather and Ox-Eye Daisy|
|White Mountain Rhododendron|
and Large-Flowered Blue-Eyed Grass
At the time of publication of this brochure, color was just starting to be a part of the printing process. How do you like the format with the black and white on the left ... color on the right?
Large Purple Beard-Tongue
Purple Virgin's Bower
Small White Lady's Slipper
Small Yellow Lady's Slipper
|List of Publications|
Agents for the SOO Line
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