1935 Columbia-Clatsop Brochure

Nine years after the Columbia River Historical Expedition, the SP&S was still reminding people of it in this brochure. Page 2 includes a photo of the Wishram monument while page 7 has a photo of the Astor Column.

Click image to download a 7.5-MB PDF of this 12-page brochure.

The brochure mentions, but doesn’t include a photo of, the Lewis & Clark salt works. It does, however, show Ben Holladay’s Seaside Hotel. Round-trip fares from Portland to Seaside started at $3.50, which sounds inexpensive, but that’s close to $50 in today’s money.

Click image for a larger view of this 1911 ad from the Pacific Monthly, a predecessor of today’s Sunset Magazine.

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