The following is an article written by Kathy A. Weckwerth for the "Then & Now" column from the Swift County Monitor-News January 27, 2016 Senior Living Special Edition.
The sky was bright blue with wisps of white clouds as Dean and I boarded the original old train in South Dakota that dated from the late 1800s. We gazed through open windows, breathed in fresh spring air, and relished the view of the countryside. I, of course, imagined that I was back in time, traveling to relatives, and stopping at some old hotel for dinner.
“If there would have been a Harvey restaurant that would have been perfect!” I exclaimed.
“What’s a Harvey restaurant?” Dean asked.
“Really? Let me tell you the story,” I said, as we settled into the old leather seats and prepared for the next two hours together.