"An Inviting Road in the Rockies" ca. 1935. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 208-9445.jpg

Printed on front “An Inviting Road in the Rockies” and “The Call of the Trail. / The call of the wild is not over the sea / It comes from the west, the Trail is free / My automobile is the castle key / That opens the western world to me. / The sweep of the hills in their distant view / Nor the roll of the plains I never knew / Till the Call of the Trail lured me out to view / The wonderful spots where the west is new.” Printed on back “The West is the place for the ‘Vagabond Lover’ of nature and the outdoors. Highways go nearly everywhere even to the tops of the mountains, and quiet trails lead to secluded beauty spots away from the crowd. To roam all day and camp at night beneath the pines and aspens beside a murmuring stream at the foot of a mountain makes a perfect (Rocky Mountain) day.”

Click HERE to browse more historic images at the Pikes Peak Library District’s Digitial Photo Archive.

 

Comments are closed.

News

Reuters/Landov
October 26, 2014 | NPR · Migrants from Africa and Afghanistan have poured into Calais, hoping to seek asylum in Britain across the channel. But few succeed, leaving an estimated 2,000 in limbo in the French port city.
 

Eric Westervelt/NPR
October 26, 2014 | NPR · “There’s no hope. It’s like, these little boys are just trigger happy and gun crazy.”
 

AP
October 26, 2014 | NPR · San Francisco roared past Kansas City Saturday to even the series and force the deciding games back to Royals home town.
 

Arts & Life

Knopf
October 26, 2014 | NPR · Jill Lepore’s new book about Wonder Woman reveals the unconventional life of her creator, William Moulton Marston, who invented the lie detector, championed feminism, and lived with two women at once.
 

October 26, 2014 | NPR · In Colonial America, a witch was not a Halloween costume, but a criminal. NPR’s Rachel Martin revisits this moment in history with Katherine Howe, editor of the new Penguin Book of Witches.
 

October 25, 2014 | OZY · Fondue sets, ice cream makers and juicers are fun to have, but they take up a lot of cash — and counter space. So a new Toronto start-up offers subscription-based access to borrowed appliances.
 

Music

Getty Images / The Bridgeman Art Library
October 26, 2014 | NPR · Music writer Colin Fleming exhumes some new Halloween music essentials.
 

Courtesy of the artist
October 25, 2014 | NPR · Wayne Coyne says his band was dying to take The Beatles’ masterpiece apart and see how it works.
 

Getty Images
October 25, 2014 | NPR · Playing alongside Eric Clapton on guitar and Ginger Baker on drums, Bruce sang such hits as “Sunshine of Your Love,” “White Room” and “I Feel Free.”
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab