University of Nebraska 1951 Breakfast Menu

Breakfast on the Los Angeles Limited on January 6, 1951, featured this menu showing the University of Nebraska’s ivy-covered administration building. Like menus from the previous two days, this one is imprinted for members of the Wolverine Club returning home after the 1951 Rose Bowl.

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Though breakfast cannot have been a major money maker for the Union Pacific, this menu shows that it stocked its dining cars with eleven cereals, a similar number of juices and fruits, and a variety of entrées including salt mackerel, fish, lamb chops, ham, bacon, sausage, and of course eggs.

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