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1916 (October-December) built by Pullman, lot # 4431, plan # 2410F. These cars were built of heavyweight steel, and were configured with 12 (upper & lower berths) Sections and a Drawing room. The space was sold as listed in Pullman diagram # 5 (see note 2). As built the cars were not air-conditioned, and had a 32 Volt electrical system, rode on 6 wheel trucks.
 
During the late 1930's and early 1940's, many of the cars in this "lot #" were reclassed or reconfigured to lower fare TOURIST sleeping cars, due to the Depression and the outbreak of World War II. However several of the cars were modernized to "CLOVER" and "POPLAR" series sleeping cars, which replaced the Drawing Room, and some Sections, with Double Bedrooms, which were becoming popular with the travelling public.
 
By 1956 most of the TOURIST sleepers were either scrapped by Pullman, sold for scrap or sold to various railroads where they were used as Coaches or Work Service Cars. The rebuilt sleepers served into the 1960's.
 
 
The following cars remained in their original "12-1" configuration, until retired by Pullman or sold to other railroads.
1950, cars still in regular Pullman service were assigned "Pullman Car Codes" (see note 1)
 
ABBOTT, 1935 ice activated AC installed, Pullman Car Code # 0001, 1960 sold for scrap
BARTON, 1935 Mechanical Brine AC installed, Pullman Car Code # ??, 1953 scrapped
BROWNSTOWN, 1941 to US Gov, HOSPITAL # 1
CROSSETT, assumed ice activated AC was installed, 1941 to CNR # 1690 QUEENSTOWN (remained as 12-1 sleeper), 1959 to WS # 72529 (bunk), C-1975 retired
IRONSHIRE (ii) (see note 3), 1936 ice activated AC installed, Pullman Car Code # 3402, 1961 sold for scrap
LURTON, 1934 to plan # 2410L (plan, no data), & ice activated AC installed, 1948 to StL&SF, LTP, 1950 WFL, 1951 car sold back to Pullman, Pullman Car Code # 4189, 1961 listed in Government Storage, 1962 retired
MONTERO, probably AC never installed, 1941 to CNR, rebuilt COLONIST # 2744, config = 56 seat-16 smoke, 1945 assigned as "Armed Forces Sleeper",  1966 to WS # 61156 (bunk), C-1978 retired
PRIMROSE, 1941 to US Gov, HOSPITAL # 2
During 1935-1943, these cars were reclassed by Pullman to TOURIST sleeping cars with 13 Sections, Pullman diagram # 45. The drawingroom, became Section # 13, with the annex sealed off, and door removed. These cars never received AC (unless noted).
AUDUBON, 1941 to TC # 1860, 1949 scrapped
BANDELIER, 1935 to TC # 2003, 1950 scrapped
BARNETTS (ii), 1936 to TC # 2151, 1948 to SoRySys
BERTILLON, 1941 to TC # 1332, 1949 scrapped
BOUDINOT, 1941 to TC # 1334, 1948 sold for scrap
BRADBURY, 1942 to TC # 2504, 1947 to Cuba RR
BUCKNER, 1942 to TC # 2330, 1947 to SAL
GRAYFORD (ii), 1939 to TC # 2248,  1953 to AT&SF
GRIFFITH, 1940 to TC # 1548 (ii), 1954 to C&O
HUBBELL, 1941 to TC # 1142, 1956 to So Pac
KIRKLAND, 1942 to TC # 2332, 1949 to B&M (rebuilt COACH or BAGGAGE)
KNOWLTON, 1943 to TC # 2534, 1949 scrapped
LANKFORD, 1942 to TC # 1467, 1950 scrapped
MANICE, 1941 to TC # 1219, 1953 to N&W
MASSACK, 1942 to TC # 1385, 1947 sold for scrap
PARKERTOWN (ii), 1943 to TC # 2641, 1956 to GN
BURLAND, 1927 listed as assigned to AT&SF, 1935 Steam Ejector AC installed. 1937 rebuilt by Pullman to plan # 4061, TOURIST sleeping car # 3039. The car had 14 Sections, listed as Pullman diagram # 2. Existing AC was used. In 1950 most cars, in this class, had their AC units, disconnected or removed. 1960 scrapped.
In 1940 these cars were rebuilt, by Pullman to various styles of plan # 4036, renamed, config = 8 Sec-5 DB. Existing AC was used.
1950 the Pullman Company assigned "Pullman Car Codes" (see note 1)
 
BURLEIGH, 1935 mechanical brine AC installed, 1940 to plan # 4036F, WILLIAM DAVIDSON (iii), 1948 to SoRySys, LTP, Pullman Car Code # 7739, 1964 WFL, ?? Disposition ??
GRAHAM, 1936 mechanical brine AC installed, 1940 to plan # 4036I, CLOVER CROWN, 1948 to So Pac, LTP, Pullman Car Code # 1296, 1952 AC modified to a mechanical system. 1965 WFL, ?? Disposition ??
NAUGHTON, 1937 mechanical brine AC installed, 1940 to plan #  4036F, WILLIAM RUFUS KING (iv), 1948 to SoRySys, LTP, Pullman Car Code # 7748, 1963 WFL, ?? Disposition ??
 
1939 these cars were rebuilt by Pullman, to plan # 4084 "POPLAR" series, config = 6 Sec-6 DB. Existing AC used.
1950 the Pullman Company assigned "Pullman Car Codes" (see note 1)
 
GOODLETT, 1935 mechanical brine AC installed. 1939 to POPLAR GLADE. 1948 to Nor Pac, LTP, Pullman Car Code # 5943. 1956 numbered # 742, name dropped. 1962 WFL ?? Disposition ??
NIXON, 1935 mechancial brine AC installed, 1939 to POPLAR GARDENS. 1948 to NYC, LTP, Pullman Car Code # 5942, assigned MichC. 1952 numbered NYC # 11041 + name. 1958 WFL, car sold back to Pullman. 1961 sold, probably for service in Mexico.
TRAFFORD (ii), 1936 ice activated AC installed, 1939 to POPLAR VILLA, as rebuilt skirting was applied for modernized appearance. 1948 to PRR # 8598 + name, LTP, Pullman Car Code # 5988. 1961 WFL ?? Disposition ??
note 1; In 1950 the Pullman Company assigned "Pullman Car Codes" to all Pullman operated sleeping and parlour cars. These numbers were assigned to the cars "alphabetically", mixing heavyweight with lightweight equipment. I use the Pullman Company "Descriptive List of Cars", dated March 1961, guessing or assuming some of the Car Codes for cars off the roster, when this list was published.
note 2; Before the computer age, Pullman had a "Diagram" for each style or configuration of sleeping, tourist or parlour car operated in the U.S.A, Canada or Mexico. This diagram, would allow the agent to enter the name of the passenger in their assigned space. It also displayed the location on the car, where the space was located, as well as adjoining doors, or larger sized berths. Diagrams are displayed in the Pullman Company "Descriptive List of Cars", dated March 1961
note 3; some car names or numbers may have a Roman Numeral (ii, v, x, etc) after it. That is, I have more than one car of that name or number in my database, listed to that railroad. However, it may be  a major rebuild, where the same name has been re-assigned.
Compiled by Richard E. Montgomery, October 7, 2006
Please note the listings in this file are not complete.
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