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Mr. and Mrs. Arthur D. Dubin Pullman Palace Car Co. Car Construction and Registration Books, 1875-1911

Creator:
Pullman Palace Car Co
Collector:
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI
Physical description:
2.6 cubic feet
8 boxes (volumes)
Type:
Ledgers (account books)
Collection descriptions
Place:
Illinois
Date:
1875
1911
1875-1911
Notes:
In 1867 George Mortimer Pullman (1831-1897) and Ben Field organized the Pullman Palace Car Co. "This company became the world's greatest car-building and car-repairing enterprise, with plants located at Pullman, Illinois (now part of Chicago), and many other places in North and South America and even in Europe,"--Hubbard Freeman in the "Encyclopedia of North American Railroading." These registers and records pertain to the manufacturing end of the company--the Chicago works at Pullman, Illinois.
Summary:
Records of construction by plant. Includes orders, dates of construction, customers and costs for passenger, dining and freight cars.
Cite as:
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur D. Dubin Pullman Palace Car Co. Construction and Registration Books, 1875-1911, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Transportation
Railroads
Railroad car builders
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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