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Lincoln Electric Cars

As the sixteenth President, Abraham (1809-1865) opened the West by the Pacific Railroad Act in 1862, the Union Pacific and the Central railroads to build what was to the nation’s first transcontinental and telegraph line. Thirty-five later, Abraham Lincoln’s Robert, became President of the Company, during a time is known as the beginning of a new era in rail car As the successor to George Pullman. 1897 to 1911, Robert Lincoln led the giant passenger car in the technological revolution from wood-trussed varnished cars to riveted steel; from gas to 32 volt DC electricity, and from wood and iron trucks to steel castings.

The most noticeable change was the ornate Victorian interior to the era of elegance using clear and Mission style molding accented with bronze One may imagine that Robert movement toward simple may have been the result of his distaste of the ornate styling of Lincoln’s own private railroad which was not used by the President his life but only as his funeral to transport his body to Springfield,

This Pullman car was delivered as car 895 configured as as 84 passenger coach in of 1910 to the Western Pacific and was the culmination of these improvements and is of the ultimate in travel prior to War I. After the decrease in movement to the West, the coach was retired and in 1929 in the Burhnam shops by the and Rio Grande Railroad and then the DRGW 101 the railroad into

a self-contained private Pullman car which was the corporate jet of the era. It wealth, yet conservativeness; practicality, yet

Lincoln Electric Cars

The Abraham Lincoln has been for nearly a century looking the same as most private cars of the early 1900s. Its elegance is rare and is listed on the State Historical and National Registry, yet its mechanical condition is of the art and ready for the next century. Up fairly recent changes in regulations, The Abraham Lincoln was the private car in the United States could be pulled by Amtrak.

While the car carries its current and can travel behind shortlines and our primary goal now is to add the required End Power (HEP) so we can once ride the rails behind

Lincoln Electric Cars
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