Learn About Pullman’s Many Stories

Historic Pullman Foundation and its partners are stewards of important Pullman stories, architecture and artifacts.


America’s First Planned Model Industrial Community

Thought by some to be “the perfect town,” Pullman has a complicated legacy of urban planning, corporate social engineering and architectural excellence.

Center of Railway Innovation

The Pullman Company transformed passenger rail travel in America through innovative design, manufacturing, and operations of luxury rail cars.

Pivotal Role In Labor History

The Pullman Strike of 1894 shaped the American labor movement, including spurring the national adoption of Labor Day.

Rich Legacy of Black Leadership

The Pullman neighborhood is home to the National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum, which celebrates these Black heroes of the great migration, civil rights and labor rights.

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Pullman in person