Search Results for: Pullman

Heavyweight Train

Climb aboard the "heavyweight train" at IRM and find yourself transported back to the golden days of rail travel. Experience luxury travel aboard long-distance Pullman cars renowned for their opulence and comfort. Relax in an armchair in the lounge car or enjoy the plush seating in a sleeping car. Check

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Shay it Forward

Join us on Saturday, June 24th as we help to celebrate the life and the preservation legacy of the late Jim Wrinn, Editor of TRAINS magazine! Jim's widow Cate Kratville-Wrinn, herself the daughter of noted railroad historian and preservationist William Kratville, has set up the Shay It Forward program to

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North Shore Line Day

In 2023, the Illinois Railway Museum will celebrate 70 years as an organization. On January 21st, festivities will kick off when IRM will commemorate 60 years since the abandonment of the Chicago North Shore and Milwaukee Railroad, an electric interurban which ran between its namesake cities from 1908 until a

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Barn 7

Barn 7

Barn 7 is one of our train exhibit buildings, or barns. In our Barn 7 exhibit building you can tour the history of street railways in America, starting with horse-drawn streetcars and ending with the streamlined PCC streetcars from the 1940s that closed out streetcar service in Chicago and many

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Barn 3

Barn 3

Barn 3 is one of our train exhibit buildings, or barns. In Barn 3 you’ll find restored Pullman sleeping cars, elegant private cars, dining cars, and coaches on display. Walk through a Santa Fe lounge car to experience train travel in the 1940s Inspect the opulent 1880s private railroad car

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Miscellaneous Documents

Collection Name: Miscellaneous Documents Collection Location: Pullman Library, Strahorn Library Description: Public timetables, employee timetables, brochures, EMD Public Relations Department files, Michael Johnson Collection (operations, spring and truck data, documents, drawings), streetcar photos, TTX Collection (drawings, manuals, catalogs, photos) Size: Percent Digitized:

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Penn Central/PRR/NYC/Conrail Collection

Collection Name: Penn Central/Pennsylvania Railroad/New York Central/Conrail Collection Location: Pullman Library Description: Drawings, correspondence, documents Size: Percent Digitized: 10% For more information on the Pullman Library, see www.irm.org/pullmanlibrary

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RoadRailer Collection

Collection Name: RoadRailer Collection Location: Pullman Library Description: Drawings, correspondence, documents, photographs Size: Percent Digitized: 5% For more information on the Pullman Library, see www.irm.org/pullmanlibrary

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Amtrak Collection

Collection Name: Amtrak Collection Location: Pullman Library Description: Car Equipment Rosters; Drawings – Post Implementation Conversion; Drawings – Post HEP Conversion; Equipment Rosters; Manuals – Maintenance AmFleet I & II; Manuals – Maintenance Heritage Fleet; Manuals – Maintenance Superliner I & II; Manuals – Training AmFleet I & II; Manuals

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Trailmobile Collection

Collection Name: Trailmobile Collection Location: Pullman Library Description: Historical photos; trailer documentation; trailer negatives; trailer photographs Size: Percent Digitized: 0% For more information on the Pullman Library, see www.irm.org/pullmanlibrary

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