The completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, promoted by President Abraham Lincoln, opened the door to regular overnight travel by rail. A young entrepreneur, named George M. Pullman, saw the opportunity to exercise the great American traits of ingenuity and enterprise. This extraordinary story is embodied in the acquisition, the moving, and the restoration of L&N's famed Pullman Sleeper, the Towering Pine.
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Episode #103 / Length: 28 minutes