Remembering the Mercury

In 1936 the New York Central started a new Cleveland-Detroit train called The Mercury. The train featured one of the NYC’s earliest streamlined steam locomotives. The train was pure luxury and maintained an average speed of 60 miles per hour. I just acquired a menu from the 1941 Mercury. I have an extensive railroad menu collection and this is the most variety on one menu that I have ever seen.

Article by Jack Norris

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