Eating House gong

From the event:
Opening event for Setting the Standard: The Fred Harvey Company and Its Legacy

New Mexico History Museum

Fred Harvey Eating House Gong

Courtesy Daggett Harvey

Photo by Blair Clark

Over the years, gongs like this one were carried out onto train station platforms all over the Southwest to call passengers in to eat Fred Harvey meals in the dining room or the lunch counter. This one hung in the Chicago headquarters of the Fred Harvey Company.

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