This vintage beer stein was made for the Fred Harvey trading company in the 1950s. Fred Harvey was an entrepreneur who developed the Harvey House lunch rooms, restaurants, souvenir shops, and hotels, which served rail passengers on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, the Gulf Coast and Santa Fe Railway, the Kansas Pacific Railway, the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway, and the Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis. As an innovative restaurateur and marketer, Fred Harvey is credited with creating the first restaurant chain in the United States. He was also a leader in promoting tourism in the American Southwest in the late 19th century. Fred Harvey and his employees successfully brought new higher standards of both civility and dining to a region widely regarded in the era as "the Wild West."
This beer stein is rare and in mint condition, with no cracks or chips. A great piece for a beer stein collector, Fred Harvey collector or lover of all things Arizona. The stein is a full color relief depiction of the Grand Canyon featuring the watchtower, and a flag pole proudly waiving the American flag. The bottom of the stein reads "Made in Japan" and still has it's original price sticker from Fred Harvey trading company.
7 inches tall
4 inches diameter bottom
4 x 1.75 inch handle
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