Publication: The Limited Editions Club, 1934, New York
9" x 5-3/4." Gold gilt logo at top of menu. 2 panels. The El Capitan was a streamlined passenger train operated by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway ("Santa Fe") between Chicago, Illinois, and Los Angeles, California. Offered Fred Harvey service including Harvey Girls who were single, well-mannered, and educated American ladies. The California Limited became the first AT&SF's name trains to feature Harvey Company meal service en route. Later trains, such as the Super Chief included dining cars (staffed by Fred Harvey Company personnel) as part of the standard passenger car complement right from the outset. Offers fruit or cereal, a Special Breakfast, A la Carte Suggestions and beverages. Light bump to lower cover else a fine copy.
Inventory Number: 40047