Railroad Passenger and Baggage Cars

Pullman 1929 Pullman
Pullman 1929
Pullman 'John Greenleaf Whittier'
Description:12 Sec 1 DrRm Sleeper

Equipment Information

Pullman car “John Greenleaf Whittier” is an all-steel heavyweight sleeping car. It is designed for long-distance accommodation and features private rooms that can be converted from daytime seating into nighttime bunks. It has a mix of 12 sections, with seating that could be converted into bunks for overnight travel, and one drawing room, a private room for 2-3 people. For much of its service life it was used on the Pennsylvania Railroad. It was purchased by an IRM member in 2022 and donated to the museum.

Builder: Pullman/Pullman-Standard
Year Built: 1929
Length: 82ft 11in
Brakes: UC
Trucks: Pullman 2411
Description: 12 section, 1 drawing room heavyweight sleeping car / later PRR 8836
Arrived: 2022
Condition: Complete / under restoration / not operational

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