Builder's photo showing the interior around the bar and lounge area of SP's Cascade Club, a triple-unit articulated diner and lounge used on the SP's New Cascade service between San Francisco and Portland. Pullman-Standard built the car in 1949. Unit 10283 contained the kitchen and crew dormitory, 10284 was the middle dining section, and 10285 was the lounge. Carefully concealed articulation between the diner and lounge gave the impression of a single long, continuous room.
The Pullman Palace Car Company, founded by George Pullman, manufactured railroad cars in the mid-to-late 19th century through the early decades of the 20th century, during the boom of railroads in the United States. Its workers initially lived in a planned worker community (or “company town”) named Pullman. After spending the night sleeping in his […]