National Geographic : 1945 Nov
' CRN\l A ...The gold in the earth lured the FortyNiners to California. Today, the golden sunshine ... the blooming citrus and walnut groves ... the magnif icent Golden Gate and Bay Bridges . . the vast motion picture industry ... the tremendous oil fields... the great forests ... the inviting beaches ... all add to the state's worldwide fame. California has shared its wealth with all America through the distribution of its health giving fruits and many other products of its farms, ranches, forests, fisheries, mines and oil wells. Since 1869, the state's products and people have been transported over Union Pacific's THE PROGRESSIVE UNION PACIFIC RAI LROAD Strategic Middle Route, uniting California with the mid-West and the East. The necessities of war brought new glory to California as an industrial area. Its natural resources and healthful living conditions will stimulate peacetime industrial expansion; will attract thousands of "prospectors" seeking golden opportunity in postwar enterprises. California will continue to play a leading role in bringing greater prosperity to your America. NOTE: Write Union Pacific, Omaha, Neb., for information regardingindustrialorbusinesssites n Californiaor other western states.