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George Mortimer Pullman, the famous railroad magnate, gathered a considerable amount of support from Orleans County businessmen in order to support his palace car efforts. Benjamin Collins Field, an Albion politician, later claimed that the famous Pullman Palace Car was his idea.
County of Orleans
Village of Albion, Businesses, George Pullman, Railroads
United States History
Ballard, Matthew R., "Albion Man was Critical to Helping George Pullman Become Railroad Mogul" (2017). Pioneer Record. 7.