The Evolution of the American DinerMain MenuThe Original Lunch WagonsWhere the American Diner found its audience and purpose.T. H. Buckley- Come Get Your American DreamFinding success in a new business.The Transition from Horse-Drawn to StationaryWhy Lunch Wagons found themselves abandoning the horse.The Classic American EntrepreneurshipThe appeal of owning a lunch wagon to working-class Americans.The Masters of the Booming Lunch Car IndustryAppealing to the customersThe effort to appeal to a wider customer base.Decline of the American DinerCultural Relics of the Twenty-First CenturyMedia GalleryMedia Used and Collected in the Making of this ProjectCreditsSources Used in ResearchCassidy Nemickcf80a2fbfbf26cc0303a79834a26a4cb79a11a9b
Horse-drawn and portable lunch wagons often included flimsy, wooden steps which led up to their doorstep. They did this instead of having permanent steps in order to avoid rent when sitting off of the road.
12016-10-19T17:53:04-07:00Cassidy Nemickcf80a2fbfbf26cc0303a79834a26a4cb79a11a9bChas. H. Palmer Lunch Wagons1Advertisement for Night Lunch Wagons from 1892. Provided by the Worcester Historical Museummedia/Palmer (1892).jpgplain2016-10-19T17:53:04-07:00Cassidy Nemickcf80a2fbfbf26cc0303a79834a26a4cb79a11a9b