Railroad Passenger and Baggage Cars

Pullman-Standard 1942 Illinois Central
Pullman-Standard 1942
Illinois Central 'King Cotton'
Description:Streamlined 6 Sec 6 Rmet 4 DbBrm

Equipment Information

IC car “King Cotton” is a streamlined sleeping car. It is designed for long-distance travel between Chicago and New Orleans and features a mixture of private rooms and open seating, known as sections, that could be converted into bunks separated by heavy curtains for nighttime accommodation.

Builder: Pullman/Pullman-Standard
Year Built: 1942
Seats: 26
Length: 84ft 6in
Width: 10ft
Height: 11ft 6in
Weight: ??? lbs
Brakes: HSC-D22
Trucks: American Steel Foundry
Description: Sleeper King Cotton
Arrived: 1971
Condition: Incomplete / unrestored / not operational

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