Interior of Bedroom on Empire Builder, Great Northern Railway

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Interior of Bedroom on Empire Builder, Great Northern Railway


  • 1947 - 1960? (Creation)


black-and-white prints (photographs); 8.4 x 10.3 inches

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Photograph of the interior of a bedroom on the Empire Builder train, operated by the Great Northern Railroad. A mirror hangs on the door to the bedroom. Its reflection shows a young woman sitting in the bedroom and reading. Typed note on the back of the print reads, "Portion of a bedroom on the Empire Builder, Great Northern streamliner. These rooms, like the duplex roomettes, are individually heated and cooled through conveniently located thermostatic controls. A wardrobe is at the aisle side. Ice water is on tap, in addition to conventional hot and cold running water. From: Public Relations Dept., Great Northern Ry., St. Paul, Minn." Stamp on back for Hedrich-Blessing Studio. Second stamp reads, "Great Northern Railway Photo, Credit line will be appreciated."

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Spokane, Portland, and Seattle Railway photographs; Org. Lot 78; Box 4, Folder 7; 001

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