Pullman Car Construction Record Database - Home Page
Copyright 2001 – 2010 Thomas C. Madden
Last updated 4/13/10
The accompanying spreadsheet databases contain data extracted from
microfilms of original Pullman Car Construction Records (CCRs) archived at the
Newberry Library. Data from all of the approximately 9500 CCRs have been
entered in the database, and records have also been added for approximately
Here are links to the database and supporting files:
What is a Car Shopping Card
What is a Descriptive List Update Letter
Main Database Access to the database, and a brief discussion of coverage.
Project Status The project’s status and scope can be seen by following this link.
Pullman Painting Drawings A
listing of the numbers and titles of all
Keys to Descriptions Explanations of each database field, and of the values within each field.
Confused Entries How to interpret confusing database entries.
References Information sources used in compiling the database.
Acknowledgements This project wouldn’t have been possible without these folks. I thank them most sincerely!
All of the data on the original Pullman Car Construction Records was entered by hand (either typed or written), and all entries in this database were hand-typed. With over 13,400 records in the database, typos and misinterpretations are almost unavoidable. There is no reward offered, but if you do discover typos or errors, please notify me at the address below so they can be corrected.
pullmanboss (at) yahoo (dot) com