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Idealized Dining Car Experience (editor's title)

N&W dining car interior
Railroads often featured dining car service in their advertising, even during World War II. Its "Through the Land of Romance" brochure promoted service from Norfolk to Cincinnati on the Pocahantos and Cavalier streamliners, saying, "Tasty snacks, or tempting full course meals which will satisfy the keenest appetites. Crisp salads; juicy, tender meats; and fresh fruits and vegetables--are all prepared and served in distinctive Norfolk & Western style." Photograph taken by Bryan Beard, Norfolk & Western Master Photographer.
Alternate Title Photographed in Natural Color
Source Norfolk Southern Historical Collection
Coverage Spatial, Roanoke, Virginia; Temporal, September 1942
Rights Norfolk Southern Corporation
Date Created 1942-09-01
Resource Type
Extent 4 in. x 5 in.
Depicted Railroad
Location Roanoke, Virginia
Train Type Passenger
Equipment: Cars Dining Car
Creator Description Bryan Beard (1899-1991) was a photographer for the Norfolk & Western Railway for 46 years. He retired in 1964.
Collection Norfolk Southern Historical Collection
Image ID NS.10.D1.3
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