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Railroad Passenger and Baggage Cars

Pullman 1925 Illinois Central 2804
Pullman 1925
Illinois Central 2804
Description:Steel Day Coach

Equipment Information

IC 2804 is an all-steel heavyweight coach. It is known as a “day coach” to denote its configuration for longer-distance transportation, with more comfortable seating than a short-haul commuter coach. When new, it was segregated into White and Black seating areas complete with separate bathrooms due to “Jim Crow” laws in southern states through which the IC ran. In the 1950s it was rebuilt without these features.

Builder: Pullman/Pullman-Standard
Year Built: 1925
Seats: 64
Length: 81ft
Width: 10ft 5in
Height: 13ft 10in
Weight: ??? lbs
Brakes: UC
Trucks: Pullman 242A
Description: Steel Coach (Ex 2276)
Arrived: 1971
Condition: Complete / restored / operational

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