Golden State Breakfast Menu

This 1966 breakfast menu is all contained on one side of a single card, as opposed to the folders used for 1950s Golden State menus. At least the train has a menu: by April, 1964, passenger ridership had fallen so much that the Southern Pacific combined the Golden State and Sunset Limited west of El Paso.

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East of El Paso, the Sunset became known as the “Train from Hell” because Southern Pacific replaced the coffee shop car and diner with an infamous automat car where people could buy sandwiches and other foods in a large vending machine. Sunset passengers were no doubt relieved to have access to the Golden State diner west of El Paso.

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