1947 Hoover Dam Menu

This menu shows a brilliant view of Hoover Dam–called Boulder Dam on the menu–from below. The photo may not truly convey the awesome size of the dam, which is more than 700 feet high.

Click image to download a 1.5-MB PDF of this menu.

Inside, the dinner menu is identical to yesterday’s. Neither menu lists the name or numbers of the train on which it was to be used. We know that some menus were issued that year in the name of the San Francisco Overland; it could be that menus for non-SP trains were generic or that these particular menus were for minor trains that didn’t seem to deserve their own name on the cover.

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