Here are seven pages of a twenty-eight page "Natural Color" booklet, from one of the most incredible places I have ever been to. The booklet was produced in the early 1950's.
PICTURE ON THE COVER is of Giant Forest Visitor's Center on the edge of Round Meadow. Forest Ranger Station and Museum are also here. The Big Tree is known as the Uncle Ned Tree. (Photograph by Hubert A. Lowman)
MORO ROCK ... This huge dome of solid granite rises to a height of 7,200 feet above sea level. From the top (reached by modern, safe stone stairway) a magnificent panorama of the High Sierra may be viewed. (Photograph by Josef Muench)
SENATE GROUP of Sequoias in Congress Grove of Big Trees. This stately group shows how remarkably close together these giants of the forest can sometimes grow. (Photograph by Hubert A. Lowman)
GIANT FOREST VILLAGE, tourist center at Sequoia. Here lodge, cabins, coffee shop, post office and stores are all grouped for your convienience. (Photograph by Hubert A. Lowman)
GENERAL SHERMAN TREE ... is the largest of living things. Over 4,000 years old, its trunk contains 600,000 board feet of lumber, enough to build a small town. Base circumference, 101.6 feet. Height, 272.4 feet. (Photograph by Hubert A. Lowman)
TUNNEL TREE ... This fallen Sequoia is so huge that the road to Crescent Meadow, Giant Forest, was cut right through the prostrate trunk. (Photograph by Josef Muench)