Introducing the Yellowstone Trail;   A Good Road from Plymouth Rock to Puget Sound, 1912-1930.  A  96-page book about the Yellowstone Trail to introduce the Trail to the modern traveler, 2nd printing.

On the Yellowstone Trail.   In 1914, the Yellowstone Trail Published a large format 96-page soft cover book as their "First Year Book." It documents the founding of the Trail, describes the first meetings of the association, gives the world history of roads, and gives detailed maps of the Trail from Minneapolis to the Yellowstone National Park.  It has many pictures of the road and its towns.  Many ads from 1914 businesses are included.

On the Road to Yellowstone; The Yellowstone Trail and American Highways 1900-1930. The content is very similar to the Ridges' Introducing the Yellowstone Trail but in a larger format with extensive pictures and graphics. It is well researched, very readable, and highly recommended.

We Blazed the Trail; Motoring to Yellowstone in Mike Dowling's Oakland!  This is the story of the historic trip west on the then new Yellowstone Trail by the third president of the YT Association.  The author begins:  Almost 100-years ago, Michael J. Dowling, my grandfather, led three families on a "first time by automobile" adventure run and blazed the way for building one of the first highways across America.

1919 Yellowstone Trail Folder.  The Yellowstone Trail Association published an annual Trail Folder from 1914 into the 1930's.  A republication of the 1919 Folder is now available.

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A Good Road from Plymouth Rock to Puget Sound A Modern Guide to Driving the Historic Yellowstone Trail  1912-1930


Alice and John Ridge just released:

A Good Road from Plymouth Rock to Puget Sound;

A Modern Guide to driving the Historic Yellowstone Trail, 1912-1930

8.5” x 11”  428 pages

Route maps, trail tales, history bits, hundreds of pictures.


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