priced of all Pullman sleeping accommodations, the
upper berth is a full-size comfortable bed equipped
with a soft, sleep-inviting mattress. The bed is prepared
with crisp linen, warm blankets and two fluffy pillows.
Other conveniences include clothes hangers, a rack for
toilet articles and under-clothing, individually controlled
reading lights and a porter call bell. A safety ladder
makes access and exit easy. Berth curtains assure comlete
cushions of the daytime section seats drop down to
form a base for the innerspring mattress of the lower
berth. There's a shelf for toilet articles or an overnight
case, hangers and a rack for clothing, heavy curtains
to assure privacy and ample space for luggage.
Interesting facts behind the gigantic travel drama of
Pullman Company maintains a fleet of some 4,000
sleeping cars. From this fleet the railroads request
cars as the need arises, and The Pullman Company
the conductors, porters and many other personnel
who serve you unseen when you travel by Pullman.
an average week The Pullman Company serves more than
week's Pullman service requires the help
of about 1,400 conductors, 6,500 porters, a small
army of car
cleaners and hundreds of maintenance specialists.
Pullman laundries wash and iron some 2,000,000
sheets, 2,100,000 pillow slips, plus 2,600,000
towels and 900,000
other pieces every month.
• Take the world's greatest hotel, multiply its operation
many times -- and then put the whole thing on wheels.
That will give you some idea of the size of Pullman's
operation. Today, practically every railroad in the nation
offers the modern services of The Pullman Company.
safe and sure when you travel by