Railroad Dining Cars

Before dining cars in passenger trains were common in the United States, a rail passenger’s option for meal service in transit was to patronize one of the roadhouses often located near the railroad’s “water stops”. Fare typically consisted of rancid meat, cold beans, and old coffee. Such poor conditions discouraged

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Boulder City, NV, NV State Railroad Museum, Hoover Dam, Union Pacific, Nv Southern Railway, Baldwin, narrow gauge, steam locomotive, Eureka, Eureka and Palisade Railroad

Eureka at the Nevada Southern

Eureka, an 1875 Baldwin 4-4-0 narrow gauge steam engine

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