LAKE COUNTY THE SANITARIUM OF CALIFORNIA THE SWITZERLAND OF AMERICA ABOUNDS IN MINERAL SPRINGS OF GREAT VARIETY AND HIGH MEDICINAL WORTH[,] PURE ATMOSPHERE AND HEALTHFUL CLIMATE[,] PICTURESQUE SCENERY[,], COMMODIOUS, HOMELIKE, HOSPITABLE RESORTS[.] CHARMING LAKES AND MOUNTAIN STREAMS[,] ROMANTIC DRIVES[,] HUNTING[,] FISHING[,] BOATING[,] CAMPING[,] AND A THOUSAND OTHER ATTRACTIONS[.] ITS POPULAR RESORTS[,] HARBIN, ANDERSON, ADAMS, HOWARD, SIEGLER AND HIGHLAND SPRINGS, GLENBROOK, SODA BAY AND LAKEPORT ARE REACHED BY THE LINES OF THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY VIA CALISTOGA. ALSO THE GEYSERS[,] SONOMA COUNTY, 100 MILES BY RAIL AND STAGE. A POPULAR RESORT WITH A NEVER-ENDING SERIES OF QUEER AND ATTRACTIVE SIGHTS. DRY ATMOSPHERE. COSY COTTAGES. GOOD HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS. H [sic] DELIGHTFUL PLACE TO SPEND A FEW WEEKS ... FOR RATES FROM OTHER POINTS, OR INFORMATION ABOUT THE MANY RESORTS OF LAKE COUNTY, ROUTES, STAGE CONNECTIONS, INQUIRE S. P. CO. AGENT. T. H. GOODMAN, GENERAL PASSENGER AGENT. R. A. DONALDSON, ASST. GEN. PASS. AGT. Ad. 48 5-9-98. 10.10. N.p. Southern Pacific Company, 1898. Broadside, 68x17 cm (26 3/4 x 6 7/8 inches), printed in red and black on tan paper stock. A rare broadside promoting Lake County resorts and the Geysers in Sonoma County. Provides ticket rates for single and round trips via Calistoga from San Francisco and from Sacramento. The "Map of Lake County Showing Location of its Various Resorts and Railway Lines of the Southern Pacific Co. from San Francisco to Calistoga" shows Lake County roads as well as the SP's terminus at Calistoga. The Southern Pacific Company also published a 12-panel brochure promoting the region in 1898. Not in Cowan (1933) or Rocq (1970). Several old horizontal folds, small archival repair of the upper left corner, a very good copy. OCLC reports one copy (California State Library). (#166778).
Printer's code "Ad. 48 5-9-98. 10.10" at bottom.