12 December 2009

Moving on Up



From the "Travel Jottings" section of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on this day in 1935:

"In no part of the Queen Mary will greater evidence be found of the tremendous changes which have taken place during recent years in transatlantic travel conditions than in the special provision made for third class passengers. Particularly is this so in the stateroom accommodation, were [sic] the old-fashioned type of cabin has given place to modern cabins with up-to-date methods of heating and ventilation, hot and cold water in every room, and washbasins replacing the old-fashioned 'compactum' idea."

Picture:
http://www.sterling.rmplc.co.uk/visions/thirdcabins1.jpg

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