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Playing Cards in Recreation Car (editor's title)

Playing cards in recreation car
Railroad promotional photo depicting passengers playing bridge in a recreation car on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad. Railroads offered an endless variety of entertainment and amenities on their passenger trains as they competed for wealthy travelers. Note the mix of male and female passengers, all well-dressed and white, and mostly middle aged. This photo appears on p. 82 of More Classic Trains by Arthur Dubin (Kalmbach 1974).
Source Lake Forest College Special Collections
Coverage Spatial, Chicago; Temporal, circa 1940
Rights Lake Forest College
Date Created c1940
Resource Type
Extent Not available
Depicted Railroad
Location Chicago
Equipment: Cars Recreation car
Collection Arthur Dubin
Image ID Dubin.I.1.4
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