Image from page 174 of “The top of the continent; the story of a cheerful journey through our national parks” (1917)

Image from page 174 of “The top of the continent; the story of a cheerful journey through our national parks” (1917)
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Identifier: topofcontinentst00yard
Title: The top of the continent; the story of a cheerful journey through our national parks
Year: 1917 (1910s)
Authors: Yard, Robert Sterling, 1861-1945
Subjects: National parks and reserves
Publisher: New York, Chicago [etc.] C. Scribner’s sons
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation

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e Valley. It has all these—and some-thing else. It is alone. Just look for a moment over there at the Phan-tom Ship, interrupted Mrs. Jefferson. The wateris so pale you scarcely can call it blue. Where is the Phantom Ship? asked Margaret. Right over there, said her mother, pointing. I dont see it, said Margaret. Why—why— hesitated Mrs. Jefferson—it wasthere. Exactly there by that cliff. I cant seem tosee it now. That is very strange. Why, I would havemade my affidavit Mothers dreaming, said Jack. The color hasgone to her head. It wouldnt seem strange to me if it did go to herhead, said Aunt Jane. I actually feel unreal myself,Im not sure, somehow, that Im here at all. Were all dippy, said Jack. To tell you the truthI thought I saw the Phantom Ship, too. But she isntthere and thats a fact. Doctor McKinley, said Mrs. Jefferson withheightened color, will you point out the PhantomShip ? I was so sure I saw it in that spot. Now I feelall turned around. Doctor McKinley was laughing.

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Photograph by Uerjord Cowling The Phantom Ship 154 THE TOP OF THE CONTINENT Certainly, I can, he said. It is exactly there,under that headland, just where you said it was. But I cant see it, persisted Mrs. Jefferson. By this time all were looking intently at the spot,but no one saw it. Doctor McKinley was laughingsilently. I dont believe you see it yourself, said Jack de-fiantly. I dont, said Doctor McKinley calmly. They all turned to him. Hes dippy, too, Jack whispered to Margaret. Thats why it is called the Phantom Ship, saidDoctor McKinley, smiling. In some conditions ofatmosphere, particularly on a warm day like this, thatcuriously shaped rock will disappear and reappear inthe most mysterious way. Other objects on the watermay do the same thing. Its a kind of mirage. There it is ! shouted Jack. And there it was again, exactly where Mrs. Jeffer-son had first seen it. Even the children were silent during the afternoonhours in the boat. The reflections of the marvellouslycarved and p

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