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
It is easy to tell that this diner only recently had moved off of the road for business due to the large back wheels. Later models would include two sets of smaller wheels for the occasional relocation when needed.
12016-11-05T17:20:37-07:00Cassidy Nemickcf80a2fbfbf26cc0303a79834a26a4cb79a11a9bCentral Square Lunch Cart 19071Central Square Lunch Cart circa 1907. Photo provided by the Cambridge Historical Commission. Special thanks to Emily Gonzalez for providing me with the photo.media/Central Sq lunch cart 1907 SPNEA_001.jpgplain2016-11-05T17:20:37-07:00Cassidy Nemickcf80a2fbfbf26cc0303a79834a26a4cb79a11a9b