|"The Portland Rose" 1939 Brochure|
During the glory days of travel by train, the Union Pacific operated the Portland Rose between Chicago and Portland, Oregon. The Rose was equipped lavishly providing all of the on-board amenities one might expect during those times. Our feature today is a 1939 brochure describing the train.
|First pages inside|
|Description of the Train|
|The entire train is completely air conditioned.|
|"Tasteful harmony of color and soft shaded lights"|
|Ladies "Hair Bob" ... 75 cents!|
|Clothes need pressing?|
|Luxurious Club-Lounge Car of the Portland Rose|
|"Most important among the duties of the|
Stewardess is the care of small children."
Thank you for stopping by John's Island.