PULLMAN HISTORY SITE

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American Red Cross laboratory car "Reed"

Inscription on back: "In 1917, the Pullman Company rebuilt three sleeping cars as traveling laboratories for the American Red Cross. They were used to control epidemics and were named for doctors who made important contributions in the field of communicable diseases: Reed, Metchinkoff, Pasteur. The 1913 model, also a rebuilt Pullman, was operated by the 'Asociation Mexicana de la Cruz Roja'-- the Mexican Red Cross."

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Annual hunting tour; views from a palace car

Image of Worcester Excursion Car 106, with hunters and dogs posing in front of car with shot animal carcasses hanging off the back. Inscription on front: "Annual Hunting Tour. Views from a palace car. Photo by Haynes, Fargo." Inscription on back: "35200" Image probably taken in the Dakota territory.

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Club car

Men sitting in a club car. Inscription on back reads: "Early twentieth century club car view on the Burlington. The dainty female was nowhere to be seen."

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Cutaway model of mail car exhibited at the 1893 Columbian Exposition

Inscription on back: "CM&SP Mail Car No. 3, Grover Cleveland"

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Cutaway model of mail car exhibited at the 1893 Columbian Exposition

Inscription on back: "Model exhibited at 1893 Columbian Exposition"

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Electric dynamo in baggage end of Overland Route club car

Inscription on back: "Electric dynamo in baggage end of Overland Route Club Car after 1913 furnished power for lights and appliances. C & NW Buffext Car (#2833)-- 1913"

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Excursion cars for the Omaha Exposition

Open sided car, labeled the Union Pacific Railway, Excursion cars for the Omaha Exposition. Inscription on back: "6 excursion cars for Omaha Exposition. Narrow Gauge. Year 1890."

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Experimental livestock express car

Inscription on back: "Experimental livestock express car 1882 (very early Chicago-Pullman negative. ... For service on high-speed passenger trains)

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Fast mail train

Image of mail cars arriving in Chicago. Inscription on front: "Fast mail train. 1st arrival in Chicago. Photographed by Ryder, Clev., O." On car: The Fast Mail and Lake Shore. New York Central. Governor Tilden. From: https://postalmuseum.si.edu/rms/history/1864-1875.html. "In September 1875, the Railway Mail Service underwent a new cycle of change with the construction of the first five-car train consisting of four postal cars and one coach."

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Frisco divided coach

Inscription on back: "Frisco (lines in Oklahoma and Texas). Divided coach -- mail car built 1906. Divided section (with blinds) for 'Negroes'. African-Americans were placed 'up head'. Divided coaches served on the Frisco in Texas until the 1950s."

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Interior of Typhena, lot 1668

Interior view of car "Typhena"

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Kansas City Pittsburg & Gulf excursion car at Pullman factory

Image of Kansas City Pittsburg & Gulf excursion car at Pullman factory. On car: Port Arthur Route K-C P & G 80. Inscription on back: "L2242 Neg 3727-28. Special Excursion Cars. KC P & G 1897."

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Montpelier and Wells River car at Pullman factory

Image of car at Pullman factory on transfer table. On car: Montpelier and Wells River, 11, suburban service. Inscription on back: "Montpelier and Wells River (Vermont). Short car for 'Suburban Service'. Pullman-built. Chicago. c. 1891. Car on transfer track for moving from one bay to another in the old Pullman shops."

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

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Pullman hotel car operated on the Pennsylvania Railroad

Inscription on back: "1874-1875 date of Hotel car operation inauguration"

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Pullman-Standard "Railplane"

Posed image of Railplane. Pullman negative no. P38210, lot # 6417. On car: "Pullman Car & Mfg. Corp/ Railway." Inscription on back: "Pullman-Standard 'Railplane'. Designed by Stout Engineering Laboratories, Inc., Dearborn Michigan. Built by Pullman-Standard in 1933. Tested on the D T & I. 60' long. Two Waukesha 160 h.p. engines. Speed: 90 m.p.h. Aluminum exterior. Exhibited at the Chicago World's Fair, 1934. Leased to the Gulf, Mobile and Northern in 1935 for service between Tylertown, Miss. and Jackson, Miss."

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Recreation bound travelers

Posed photgraph of a seated man and two women. One woman is experimenting with her camera, one is listening to the man, who is explaining something about his golf club. Inscription on back reads: "Recreation-bound travelers on the Aristocrat, 1929, Burlington limited to Colorado. The man explains his golf clubs; the experiments with her kodak. #99. Print from Fulton-Lawson Company, 316 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago."

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Recreation car

Couples dancing, music provided by piano, stringed instruments, and drum set. Inscription on back reads: "C.M.St.P & P. "[Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific]

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Recreation car

Couples dancing in a Pullman car without any furniture in it. Inscription on back reads: "Recreation Car-- Guild House Party Tours."

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Recreation car "Florida Special" with band members posing at its rear

Four musicians pose outside of a car in a rail yard. The car is named the "Florida Special". There are three men, two posing with guitars and one posing with a concertina, and one woman. Inscription on back reads: "The music of a three piece orchestra and a congenial foursome of bridge with the Recreation Car of the 'Florida Special' make its fast running time between New York and Miami seem even shorter during the 1930s."

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Recreation car arranged for card playing

Tables of four, playing cards on board a Pullman car. Inscription on back reads: "Burlington recreation car arranged for card playing."

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Recreation car with accordion band

Interior of car showing 9 accordionists with a conductor.

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Recreation car with accordionist and singer

Image of 5 people, a man playing an accordion, a woman singing at a microphone, and a man and two women listening to the music. Inscription on back reads: "Credit: Florida Easr Coast Railway"

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Recreation car with motion picture theater

Interior of car showing movie projector apparatus. Inscription on back reads: "An early experiment with movie on a train. Rear end of Baltimore and Ohio motion picture car showing orthophonic Victrola and motion picture projector. #214"

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Recreation car with people playing cards, reading, and listening to a band

Recreation car with people playing cards, reading, and listening to a band. Probably the same band described in image 8.I.i.

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Separate but equal "Jim Crow" car built for service in Texas

Inscription on back: "Lot 4475. 10 coaches (Jim Crow) Year 1918"

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

The Delmonico, the first car exclusively for dining

Inscription on back: "Pullman Palace Dining Car, Delmonico. The first car exclusively for dining, 1868. Credit: Andrew Merrilees (?) collection"

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

The Stillwell Oyster Car

Inscription on back: "Pullman lot #2289, year 1897. Kansas City, Pittsburg, and Gulf. Invented by Arthur Stillwell (president of road)

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

The Typhena

Inscription on back: "Pullman 'Typhena' all wood 8-section lounge, open-platform observation on the rear of the first 'Scenic Limited' train, an all-Pullman five car consist operated by the Denver and Rio Grande only during the summer season of 1906 starting June 3rd. George L. Beam photo at Burnham Shops, Denver, CO, June 2, 1906. Built 9 June 1896 by Pullman Car Works, lot 1668, Plan 644D, modified to floor plan 644G about 1900. In service on Colorado Midland 1900-1901, on D & RG Summer 1906. Retired and dismantled November, 1914"

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

The Typhena, lot 1668

Inscription on back: "Jan. '90. Mahogany antique bronze trim. Cost $17,034.00. Colorado Midland Service. Typhena."

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Tourist car. Santa Fe Railway Photograph.

Group of women sitting in a parlor car. One of the women is playing a lute-bodied mandolin. Inscription on back reads: "4-19- Pullman tourist car passengers travelling on the Santa Fe earlt [sic] in the 20th Century saw many jolly scenes such as these. Please credit Santa Fe Railway 4-19 Photograph."

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Atchison,_Topeka_and_Santa_Fe_Railway; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Vesitbule sleeping car "America"

1890s (?) parlor car "America"

Subject: Pullman_(Chicago,_Ill.); Pullman_Company; Illinois_--_Chicago_--_Pullman; Pullman_Train_Cars; Format: Photograph (all forms)

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