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Caption: "Nature has placed a perfect snow-white cross upon this mountain. It is formed by the two transverse canyons of immense depth, wherein lies snow twelve months of each year." "Published by Elmer C. Clark, 739 Marion St., Denver, Colo.; Natural Color Post Card Made in U.S.A. by E. C. Kropp Co., Milw., Wis. --CDY" "28303'
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"BATTLE MOUNTAIN is the most striking section of the Pikes Peak Ocean to Ocean Highway between Tennessee Pass and Glenwood Springs. After the town drops down into the picturesque town of Red Cliff, hidden in the valley of the Eagle River, it cuts its way spectacularly along a great series of sheer, pointed, out-jutting white faced cliffs, gradually rising until it travels along the top of the great Eagle River Cañon far below."
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"#3744 Mount of the Holy Cross, elev. 13,996 ft. One of the world's most famous mountains in the wilderness area south of Red Cliff, Colorado."
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Postcard image of the Mount of the Holy Cross.
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Postcard image of the Mount of the Holy Cross.
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"The famous mountain, 14,176 feet in height, lies at the extreme northern end of the Sawatch Mountains, near the headwaters of Eagle River. The cross is formed by a deep vertical fissure in the face of the mountain, 1,500 feet in length, intersected by a transverse ledge of some 750 feet, both retaining permanently deep snow with which they are filled."
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A postcard of Mount of the Holy Cross, which sits at an elevation of 14,176 feet.
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"Situated near Redcliff, Colo., this natural cross is one of the Wonders of the World. Once each year services are held below the cross, at which thousands of visitors attend."
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Postcard image of the Mount of the Holy Cross. "Compliments Colorado Commandery No. 1 K.T. 32nd Triennial Conclave Denver, 1913."
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"MOUNT HOLY CROSS IS WORLD FAMOUS, in fact one of the World's Wonders. This superb natural symbol of faith is situated near Redcliff on the Ocean to Ocean Highway west of Leadville. Nowhere else in the world has the Creator engraved a religious symbol so perfect and of such great interest. Even those who are not religious cannot gaze upon this symbol embodying the nobler aspirations of mankind without a feeling of awe and reverence."
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A postcard depicting the Mount of the Holy Cross and the surrounding wilderness area.
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A postcard depicting the Mount of the Holy Cross and the surrounding wilderness area.