This March 10, 1954 menu offers whitefish meuniere, shrimp, capon, veal steak, roast ribs, and charcoal broiled sirloin steak. Prices for complete meals range from $3.90 ($33 in today’s dollars) to $5.85 ($49 today). For those with more modest tastes, there is also a club sandwich for $2 ($17 today), and if you want a glass of milk with that, it is an extra 25 cents ($2 today).
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The back of the menu invites passengers to watch the passing lights from their rooms–as an overnight train, the 20th Century didn’t offer a lot of scenic viewing opportunities–or to visit one of the train’s two lounge cars once they were done with dinner in the diner.