Minnesota Tales

The St. Paul Pioneer, July 7, 1869

New Passenger Car.

The St. Paul & Pacific Railroad Company received one of their new passenger coaches on Saturday last, from the Barney & Smith Manufacturing Company, Dayton, Ohio. This new coach in many respects is superior to any on our Minnesota roads. While there is no attempt at fancy work in the way of display, it is in all respects a handsome and tasty car. The inside finish is of genuine oak, with black walnut mouldings, and the seats of which there are enough to accommodate fifty eight persons, are superbly upholstered. In fact, everything about the car shows first durability and then taste. It is the easiest riding car on the road, and Major Danforth is inclined to put on airs over having it attached to his (the Minneapolis accommodation) rain.

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