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This Train In South Dakota Is Actually A Restaurant And You Need To Visit

Dine in a time capsule by visiting this train car diner in Murdo, South Dakota. The food and style is straight from the ’50s and the train itself is a real 1950s Santa Fe Train that used to run from Chicago to California. Now it rests happily in the 1880 Town that’s full of old and fascinating features. While you’re there, you can stop for lunch in the Santa Fe Train Diner and enjoy some delicious diner fares.

For more information about the diner and the 1880 Town, visit their website by clicking here.

There are plenty of ways to experience different eras of South Dakota’s history today, whether by eating at old dining cars and visiting towns or even watching vintage footage of the people who actually lived in the towns way back when. Take a look at rare video footage of South Dakota from the 1930s that actually has the names of everyone in it – what a piece of history!

Leah
Crazy old cat lady in training, includes enthusiasm for knitted sweaters. Farm livin', film lovin', pasta cookin', graphic artist and writer from the good ol' midwest!