Arthur Dubin Collection

Title

Arthur Dubin Collection

Subject

Dubin, Arthur D. (Arthur Detmers), 1923-2011
Railroads
Railroad cars
Pullman Company
Pullman Railroad Company

Description

Arthur Detmers Dubin (1923-2011) was a Chicago architect, transportation expert, and train enthusiast. Photos in this collection highlight his interest in railroads.

Images in this collection include interior and exterior view of Pullman railroad cars and passenger information signs.


Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Items in the Arthur Dubin Collection Collection

The exterior of Reverie, a Grand Trunk Railway car, likely Grand Trunk Western Railway, which operated out of Illinois, Indiana, and Michigan. Other major subsidiaries of Grand Trunk Railway included, Central Vermont Railway (Quebec, Vermont,…

Union and Central Pacific Pullman railroad car, "Pyramid." The Pullman Company, founded by George Pullman in 1862, built luxury railroad cars to help improve the experience of its passengers.

The interior of a Pullman railroad car with decorative design and ornate lighting. The Pullman Company, founded by George Pullman in 1862, built luxury railroad cars to help improve the experience of its passengers. On verso: "Membrino: Lot 346…

The luxurious interior of the "Countess," a railroad car that Pullman built for the 1893 Columbian Exposition. On verso: "(assigned B&O); Ex - Santa Maria; 24-chair - 1 dr. rm."

The interior of a grand railroad dining car with fancy wooden chairs and tables.

Collection Tree

  • Illinois Photographic Collection
    • Arthur Dubin Collection