SILVER IN THE DINER A GUIDE TO DINING CAR SILVERWARE

SILVER IN THE DINER A GUIDE TO DINING CAR SILVERWARE

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John M Fowler hardcover

America's romance with rail travel extended over a century and a half, during which time enjoying a meal in the dining car as the scenery rushed by was the epitome of luxury travel. Many elements made that experience special- food that compared with the finest restaurants and hotels, service with out peer, and, not in the least, the elegant table settings that made every traveler feel like royalty. The elaborate and finely-crafted silver service that graced those tables, virtually unknown y today's traveler was an essential ingredient, found on dining cars throughout the nation. Over the years, silverware styles changed, but the fundamental characteristics of quality design and manufacture remained until the end of privately owned rail passenger service. This book tells the story of that important part of the dining car experience.