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Model Demonstrates New Private Shower on the California Zephyr (editor's title)

Model Amilee Thompson demonstrates a private shower bath
Professional model Amilee Thompson, who appeared on the Dr. Pepper soft drink calendar in 1948, was hired to demonstrate the new private shower baths on certain California Zephyr passenger cars in the late 1940s. This image is an interesting example of railroads' taking cues from the era of the "pinup" to market their passenger services.
Source Lake Forest College Library Special Collections
Coverage Spatial, unknown; Temporal, 1948-49
Rights Lake Forest College
Date Created 1948
Resource Type
Extent Not available
Depicted Railroad
Location Unknown
Builder, Cars Budd Company
Collection Arthur Dubin Collection
Image ID Dubin.I.29.3
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