George M. Pullman (1831-1897)
George Mortimer Pullman was an inventor and industrialist who developed the railroad sleeping car. He began as a cabinetmaker and soon moved to Chicago (1858) where he began converting railroad coaches to accommodate long trips. In 1865 he built the "Pioneer," the first modern sleeping car.
- 1875 circa 5 years
- Original Format:
- Carte de Visite
- Thurlow & Smith (Peoria)
- download hi-res watermarked image
All Licensed images are available for download as jpeg files at 300 dpi of original size.
If your project requires an image at higher resolution, please contact us (be sure to include item number). Custom requests may require an additional charge.