Pullman Company, Sleeping Car, "Arsenal Tower" (nee "McPhail")

Pullman Sleeping Car, "Arsenal Tower"
Pullman Company Sleeping Car "Arsenal Tower," formerly named "McPhail"

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Pullman Company, "Arsenal Tower"

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Built: Pullman Company, 1925, as the "McPhail." Pullman Plan 3410, Lot 4844, 12-section sleeper with drawing room. Rebuilt 1942 with 8 open sections, one drawing room, and 3 double bedrooms following Plan 4090F, Diagram 11. Named "Arsenal Tower" after the rebuild. Heavyweight car, 6-wheel trucks. Sold by Pullman as part of the court-ordered divestiture to Atlantic Coast Line in 1948. Retired in 1964, purchased by Empire State Railway Museum. Loaned to Valley Railroad in 1970. Acquired by Railroad Museum of New England in 1987. Part of an equipment exchange and acquired by Steamtown NHS in 1993.

Last updated: August 15, 2016

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