Owl Night Lunch Wagon

Within Greenfield Village

The precursor of today's diner.


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Photo taken by Chester Gehman in April 2018




"The Henry Ford's Owl Night Lunch wagon is thought to be the last remaining horse-drawn lunch wagon in America. It served food to nighttime workers in downtown Detroit, and attracted such diverse clientele as reporters, politicians, policemen, factory workers, and supposedly even underworld characters! Among its customers was Henry Ford, a young engineer working at Edison Illuminating Company during the 1890s."

The Henry Ford website

Update Log 

  • May 11, 2018: Added by Chester Gehman

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