Southern Railway No. 1200

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Title
Railroad passenger car from the "Jim Crow" era
A Southern Railway No. 1200 heavyweight passenger coach with segregated compartments. The sides of the car are green with yellow or gold lettering, with [1200] appearing on both ends of both sides of the car, and [SOUTHERN] printed on both sides of the car above the windows. The roof of the car is black, as are the underframe, air brakes, and pipes.
Topic
African American
Segregation
Transportation
Travel
United States--History--1919-1933
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Created by
Pullman Palace Car Company, American, 1867 - 1981
Used by
Southern Railway Company, American, 1894 - 1990
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pete Claussen and Gulf and Ohio Railways
Medium
steel and glass
Dimensions
H x W: 170 x 120 in., 153900 lb., 936 in. (431.8 x 304.8 cm, 69808.6 kg, 2377.4 cm)
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Transportation Vehicles
Exhibition
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
1922
Type
passenger cars
Object number
2009.28