The president of the Montgomery NAACP, Pullman porter E. D. Nixon, saw an opportunity.
Commissioner Wright: "What was the feeling of the employes toward Mr. Pullman previous to the strike?"
Acquaintances are quickly made and as quickly ended in a Pullman.
He does some painting himself when he travels in his Pullman in the Rockies.
Hilary plunged into the open entrance of the Pullman Building.
There was Lewis, for instance, who was just going into the Pullman with Robertson, the banker.
She had liked the Pullman and the dining-car and the Boston hotel.
The success of the Pullman car necessarily brought competition.
His equanimity restored he went to the Pullman conductor and applied for a berth.
On the left, folding up into the concavity of the wall, like the upper berth of a Pullman sleeping car, was my bunk.
sleeping car on a passenger train, 1867, Pullman car, in recognition of U.S. inventor George M. Pullman (1831-1897) of Chicago, who designed a railroad car with folding berths.
The Pullman Sleeping Car.--"The Western World." This splendid specimen of car architecture, being one of a number of sleeping-cars to be completed for the Michigan Central road, by Mr. Pullman, has created a great sensation among railway circles east. ... The car itself is admitted by all who have seen it to be, in the matter of sleeping and cooking accessories, and superb finish, the ne plus ultra of perfection. Nothing before has been seen to equal, much less surpass it. ["Western Railroad Gazette," Chicago, quoted in "Appleton's Illustrated Railway and Steam Navigation Guide," New York, June, 1867]