Item #66144 Yellowstone "All Clear." Opens June 20. Union Pacific. The Overland Route. Union Pacific Railroad, Walter Oehrle, Artist, Railroad Imagery of Yellowstone National Park, Advertisement.
Yellowstone "All Clear." Opens June 20. Union Pacific. The Overland Route

Yellowstone "All Clear." Opens June 20. Union Pacific. The Overland Route

[1942]. Ephemera. Advertisement leaflet folded in half [8 1/2" x 11"]; when opened [17" x 11"]. The cover portrays Yellowstone's bears with human features. Inside, the schedules of the various rail lines are listed. The rear of the leaflet promotes Popular Escorted Low Cost Tours for 1942 Summer Vacation Season (Yellowstone National Park; The Utah-Arizona Wonderlands; Sun Valley, Idaho). Two light horizontal fold lines. Very Good +. Item #66144

Although not identified, the artwork is by Walter Oehrle. Oehrle created one of the most recognizable characters of 20th century advertising- Elsie the Cow. In addition he created paintings for Union Pacific Railroad and Walt Disney's "Silly Symphonies." Oehrle was hired by the Union Pacific Railroad to illustrate the cover of their promotional pieces announcing the opening of Yellowstone each June.

Price: $35.00