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Dining Car and Staff on the Denver & Rio Grande (editor's title)

Dining car and staff
Interior promotional photo showing the lavishly-adorned dining car on the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad with white white-jacketed, African-American staff posing along the walls. Railroads often employed African-Americans in service positions aboard passenger trains. Many trains served local specialty dishes, and the D&RG advertised "mountain trout every day in the dining car." Successor Denver & Rio Grande Western continued that tradition on its Rio Grande Zephyr, which ran until 1983.
Source Lake Forest College Library Special Collections
Coverage Spatial, between Denver, Colorado and Ogden, Utah; Temporal, 1910
Rights Lake Forest College
Date Created 1910
Resource Type
Extent Not available
Depicted Railroad
Equipment: Cars Dining car
Collection Arthur Dubin
Where Published *More Classic Trains,* by Arthur Dubin, p44. Kalmbach, 1974
Image ID Dubin.I.17.18
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