Pullman-Standard Car Company

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The Pullmand-Standard Car Company is a former manufacturer of rail cars, including long distance coaches, interurbans, streetcars and trolleys. In addition, Pullman-Standard manufactured trolley coaches. Pullman-Standard provided numerous major metropolitan areas with high quality rail and bus equipment.

History

This section is incomplete.

Timeline

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  • 1862: Pullman company established as the Pullman Palace Car Company.
  • 1867: Pullman company organized.
  • 1894: Pullman Strike occurs.
  • 1897: George Pullman's dies, Robert Todd Lincoln (son of Abraham Lincoln), became company president.
  • 1930: Pullman purchased the Standard Steel Car Company in 1930 amid the Great Depression, and the merged entity was known as Pullman-Standard Car Manufacturing Company.
  • 1955: The company closed its factory in the Pullman neighborhood of Chicago.
  • 1982: Production ceases, with the last order of Amtrak Superliner cars. Its remaining designs were purchased in 1987 when it was absorbed by Bombardier.

Products

This section is incomplete.

Passenger cars

Interurban cars

Streetcars

Trolleybuses

This list may be incomplete.

References

  1. Wikipedia, Pullman Company, accessed October 28, 2018