Item #66150 The Best Approach is West Yellowstone. Union Pacific. Union Pacific Railroad, Walter Oehrle, Artist, Railroad Imagery of Yellowstone National Park.
The Best Approach is West Yellowstone. Union Pacific

The Best Approach is West Yellowstone. Union Pacific

1940s. 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 on a golf course. The rear of the leaflet lists the train schedule. Two light horizontal fold lines. Very Good +. Item #66150

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