Porter Handing Young Woman A Glass Of Water In Railroad Sleeping Car Digital History ID 2609|
Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: photograph
Museum Number: LC-USZ62-116409
Annotation: George M. Pullmam developed the railroad passenger sleeping car business and surpassed competition by turning it into a main industrial enterprise. The sleeping cars were designed with a high standard of comfort at an extra charge. The Pullman sleeping cars were leased to the railroads and provided passengers with porters, conductors, dining staff, and food and linens.
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