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Catalog Number 2009.089.0030
Object Name Handbill
Scope & Content Yellow handbill advertising Colorado's railways.
On the Obverse is a humorous warning against "Model Railroad Disease" as advertisement for Caboose Hobbies "The World's largest Train Store".
Title Colorado
"A RAILFAN'S PARADISE"
Collection Aurora History Museum Archives Collection
Date ?
Imagefile 018\2009.089.0030 (A).jpg
Notes MARKINGS:

FRONT:

Colorado
'A RAILFAN'S PARADISE

(Markings on a railroad map)
FT COLLINS TROLLEY
COLORADO RAILORAD MUSEUM
HIGH COUNTRY RAILROAD
CABOOSE HOBBIES
GEORGETOWN LOOP
DENVER
LIMON TRAIN RIDES
LEADVILLE, COLORADO & SOUTHERN RAILROAD
CRIPPLE CREEK & VICTOR N.G.
MANITOU & PIKES PEAK RWY.
DURANGO AND SILVERTON NARROW GAUGE
CUMBRES & TOLTEC SCENIC
RAILROAD

BACK:

WARNING!
CONTAGIOUS
MODEL RAILROAD DISEASE
ADULT MALES VERY SUSCEPTIBLE
SYMPTOMS: Continual complaint as to need for a constructive
hobby. Patient has blank expression, sometimes deaf to kid
and wife. Alwaya haunts basement, attic or garage. Won't do
work around house. Has nose in model railroad catalogues
and magazines. Often found wandering around railroad shops with
camera. Mumbles numbers such as 4-6-2.-DISEASE NOT FATAL

Rx CURE: Visit CABOOSE HOBBIES - "The World's Largest Train Store!"
500 S. BROADWAY. DENVER, CO 80209. (3030) 777-6766. FAX (303)777-0028
Caption Front