Posts tagged: train travel
To think that the whole idea of the “bar car” had a certain appeal.
“You're going to Spokane? Well, what a coincidence.”
The guy in the center of the scene reminds me of 1960s talk show host Mike Douglas.
The guy who came up with that slogan earned his pay that day.
Yes, I realize it could have been a woman.
Once upon a time, almost all suitcases had exteriors upon which one could affix stickers like this one.
Ladies and gentlemen, seats that swivel.
According to the fine site credited below, this is from a 1947 brochure touting The Empire Builder.
A Spokane woman who spent a couple of days in a sleeper compartment on the westbound Empire Builder got home then, a day or two later, awoke in the middle of the night in her own bed.
Sensing the lack of motion, her first thought was that the train must be stopped.