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Dining car line to the Pacific

an illustrated history of the NP Railway"s "famously good" food, with 150 authentic recipes
  • 164 Pages
  • 3.47 MB
  • English
Minnesota Historical Society Press , St. Paul
Northern Pacific Railway Company., Railroads -- United States -- Dining-car ser


United S

StatementWilliam A. McKenzie.
LC ClassificationsTF668 .M38 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 164 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2205916M
ISBN 100873512537, 0873512545
LC Control Number89027960

First edition of this fascinating history of the dining cars on the Northern Pacific. The book describes the duties of each of the cooks and waiters, how meals were served to passengers and crew, how the early railroads dealt with feeding people, how the NP was built, how Henry Villard and Pullman created the modern dining car, the growth and evolution of the the NP's dining service and 5/5(4).

Dining Car Line to the Pacific: An Illustrated History of the Np Railway's "Famously Good" Food With Authentic Recipes William A.

McKenzie out of 5 stars /5(10). Dining Car to the Pacific is a tribute to the most unforgettable part of the rail journey westward—a meal in the dining car. William A. McKenzie offers a lavishly illustrated and richly detailed account of hospitality on the NP—a service that many considered to be the best in the industry—drawing on sources ranging from railroad records of the s to anecdotal accounts from the people.

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Dining Car to the Pacific will be a treasured addition to the libraries of historians, cooks, and anyone with nostalgia for the dining car experience. Dining Car Line to the Pacific An Illustrated History of the NP Railway's "famously Good" Food, With Authentic Recipes (Book): McKenzie, William A.

Dining Car to the Pacific The "Famously Good" Food of the Northern Pacific Railway by William A. McKenzie University of Minnesota Press, The late William ie, corporate historian for the Northern Pacific Railway for the better part of three decades, researched and compiled this careful record of the railroad's dining car service, once considered the epitome of hospitality in.

Here is the softcover book "Dining Car Line to the Pacific," by William McKenzie. The book is fully indexed and pages in length. It is filled with detailed black and white photos and written info about the Northern Pacific's dining car service that operated on a superb, top notch level up until the late s.

It is a great historical read about an interesting part of our transportation Seller Rating: % positive. Pacific Dining Car is my favorite restaurant. - - Liz A. Amazing. The service was incredible and the food was delicious.

We were so happy and will be returning soon. - - Kat A. It was a brilliant dinner. Service was very pleasant and food was sensational. Since I belong to PDC membership, I. Southern Pacific / Waiter Instructions / Recipes / Union Pacific / Dining Car Cookbook / Post / Part One Union Pacific / Dining Car Cookbook / Post / Part Two.

In addition, McKenzie includes more than authentic recipes used on the line, such as the Great Big Baked Potato, Washington Apple Pan Cake, and Northern Pacific Fruit Cake. Dining Car to the Pacific will be a treasured addition to the libraries not only of historians and cooks, but also of anyone with nostalgia for the dining car experience.

A trip in a dining car --Eating on the road --Building the Northern Pacific --Henry Villard and the dining cars --Across the continent --Hazen Titus and the great big baked potato --Waiters and unions --Dining car line to the Pacific --The end of the dining car service --Recipes.

Series Title: Fesler-Lampert Minnesota heritage book series. An affectionate history of the dining car service of the Northen Pacific Railway including its large commissary system.

It was originally published as Dining Car Line to the Pacific inby the Minnesota Historical Society Press. A large section of NPR recipes is included. Antation Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (). Dining Car Line to the Pacific An Illustrated History of the NP Railway's "famously Good" Food, With Authentic Recipes (Book): McKenzie, William A., The Atlantic Coast Line’s corporate life ended with the merger into then rival Seaboard Air Line Railroad on July 1, forming the Seaboard Coast Line.

This book of recipes from the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad celebrates the great pride and cuisine of one of the great railroads of our time. The Northern Pacific Railroad, the only trancontinental line running dining cars through to the Pacific coast, announced a new time schedule, taking effect Nov.

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20, The Dining Car” is definitely one of those novels that you’ll remember for a long time and which you’ll keep re-reading; I for one got to know and came to love main characters of this highly compelling novel so much that I felt like I knew them personally and witnessed the events unfold firsthand/5(59).

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A member of the Dining Car staff will go through the train so you can select a preferred time for your meal. Traditional dining service offers communal seating in the Dining Car, providing a unique opportunity to dine and socialize with a fellow rider.

Meal Times. Pacific Dining Car was a two-location restaurant chain in was founded in by Fred and Grace Cook in the backyard of a friend's house in Losit expanded to Santa Monica.

Indue to the Covid pandemic, the restaurant ownership closed both locations, auctioning off anything contained within the restaurants, and moving all sales of meat online. Rare Book Division, The New York Public Library. "TOUR OF THE PRESIDENT TO THE PACIFIC COAST-BREAKFAST [held by] PULLMAN DINING CAR SERVICE [at] EN ROUTE (RR;)" The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

Our dining car recipes / Author: Southern Pacific Company: Note: [San Francisco: Southern Pacific Company, ca. Link: page images at HathiTrust: No stable link: This is an uncurated book entry from our extended bookshelves, readable online now but without a stable link here.

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Start rooting your Android mobile without Android knowledge with Framaroot APK. RBC The Alco Line (HB) (UP DC&H Dept., no date) (Sold) RB Union Pacific Dining Car Cook Book and Service Instructions (SB) [recipes & cooking instructions for everything you would have expected in a UP diner, and much more, ~ pp] *revive old dining car.

Pacific Dining Car in Santa Monica has closed. The Westside location of the historic hour steakhouse in Westlake had been open since The book features 85 traditional and fusion.

Railroad dining cars today are quite different than the earlier cars in basic design. The Cochiti dining car was a one level rail car where the kitchen area was on one end of the car with the dining tables occupying the remainder. You might have a kitchen area with bar stools and then the table beyond.

On today’s Amtrak bi-level rail cars. My time machine was “Dining Car Line to the Pacific” by William McKenzie. It was first published in by the Minnesota Historical Society and republished by the University of Minnesota.

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The end of the Pacific Dining Car came with a few mouse clicks this week as the final bids were entered on the leather booths, fine china, and crystal goblets inside the landmark restaurant.

The dining car was said to be famous for its menu. The Oriental Limited was the top of the line train from to when it fell to second place behind James J. Hill’s Empire Builder.

When the first true sleeping car entered service in on the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad the media believe it was only a matter of time until a true dining car was to follow.

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In Januaryonly weeks after the B&O opened its original main line to Wheeling, Virginia the railroad offered "refreshment cars" during the. Seaboard Coast Line, Northern Pacific and others maintained a high level of dining car service until ’s Amtrak Day, understanding the importance of food service to the train’s overall financial health and its ability to attract and retain customers.

Not every area had to make an individual profit for the overall operation to be.Southern Pacific Lines. Coast Line Division See Wright's "Daylight" book for pictures and drawings of earlier 6-TCA-1 designs along with the Southern Pacific Passenger Cars, Vol 4: Dining Service Cars, pg., AD-6 Articulated Diner #, Reference.