1949 Mississippi River Breakfast Menu

The Burlington liked this image so well it used it on postcards, the Twin Zephyrs along-the-way booklet, and many other places. The back cover includes several paragraphs on Mississippi River scenery illustrated by a couple of muddy pictures of what appear to be shovel-nosed zephyrs.

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This breakfast menu is dated July 1, 1949, and was used for a tour called the “Empire State Grotto Special.” Breakfast was $1.50 ($15 in today’s money) and included fruit or juice, cereal, eggs and meat, toast or muffins, and a beverage.

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