Item #66195 Yellowstone Scores Again. Union Pacific. The Overland Route. Union Pacific Railroad, Walter Oehrle, Artist, Railroad Imagery of Yellowstone National Park, Advertisement.
Yellowstone Scores Again. Union Pacific. The Overland Route

Yellowstone Scores Again. Union Pacific. The Overland Route

Omaha Printing Company, Circa 1941. 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. The rear of the leaflet promotes Zion, Bryce Canyon, Grand Canyon. Two light horizontal fold lines. Small open tear to the fore-edge of the front wrap. Very Good. Item #66195

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