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Pullman Cars

Luxury, innovation, and elegance on the rails – these words only begin to describe the legacy of Pullman Cars, an integral part of America’s railway history. Our Pullman Cars tag at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum invites you to explore the rich story of these magnificent railway carriages.

From the opulent interiors to the unprecedented comfort and service, Pullman Cars revolutionized train travel, setting a new standard for excellence. Known as “hotels on wheels,” these cars were the epitome of sophistication and played a crucial role in the social and economic landscape of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Our Pullman Cars tag offers an in-depth look at various aspects of these unique railcars. Explore articles, photographs, and videos detailing the design, construction, and restoration of Pullman Cars. Learn about the Pullman Porters, whose dedicated service and fight for civil rights left an indelible mark on American culture.

Smoke & Cinders (3rd Quarter 2017) – Riding in Luxury

The Magic of Train Travel: How Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum (TVRM) Enhances Visitor Experience and Revenue In the latest issue of Smoke and Cinders, we discussed how special events serve to boost TVRM’s income, despite making up a relatively small portion of our operating schedule. Now, let’s turn our focus to the core of our…