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Harveycar Motor Cruises through the Great Southwest

Harveycar Motor Cruises through the Great Southwest

Manufacturer / Maker: Fred Harvey Company

Department: History
Date: 1928
Medium: ink on paper
15.5 x 21 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Classification: Communication Objects
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, gift of Nancy Tucker
Object number: PC2008.23.4
DescriptionHarveycar Motor Cruises through the Great Southwest map by the Fred Harvey Company, traces the route of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway plus the north-south alignment of Route 66 from Santa Fe to Albuquerque.
Not on view
Label Text:Where's Isleta Pueblo?

In 1926, the Fred Harvey Company and R. Hunter Clarkson developed auto side trips called the Indian Detours. The tours provided sightseeing trips to pueblos, historic sites, and geographical wonders, then dropped off the "Detourists" at their next train connection. The red lines indicate two- or three-day Indian Detours destinations. Isleta was a short day trip south from Albuquerque's Alvarado Hotel.

The Fred Harvey Company used drawings to indicate the tourist destinations. Where do you want to go, and how would you get there?