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The 5th Car:
Exhibit Car #3
Bisma-Rex

Originally 36-seat Pullman parlor car Bolton (built to Pullman plan 2916B and assigned to the New Haven), the Bisma-Rex got its name from Rexall's anti-acid powder.

Image: John Signor collectio, via David Perata

 
 

After the Rexall tour the car was sold to the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1942, becoming their car #1202.

1936 Rexall Train Bisma-Rex  
  In this lighted display, bottles of Bisma-Rex lit up one at at time until an entire chain of bottles formed coast-to-coast. 1936 Rexall Train  
  "The light coloring in the Medicine Section enhances the the professional feeling inherent in the Drug business." 1936 Rexall Train  
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  Looking through the Medicine Section into the Pharmaceutical Section. 1936 Rexall Train  
  "The Mi-31 display has a revolving plate glass on which are depicted the three most dangerous common germs. This glass stops promptly when a light flashes from behind showing a drop of Mi-31 with the words "Kills Germs in 5 to 25 seconds."" 1936 Rexall Train  
 

Another view of the Pharmaceutical Section.

 

 

1936 Rexall Train  
  Looking back through the exhibit car at the Rubber and Hospital Departments. 1936 Rexall Train  
  The new Kantleek 2-in-1 stopperless water bottle! 1936 Rexall Train  
 

"The outstanding exhibit in the Firstaid Department is the conventionalized duck sitting atop the stack of Firstaid Waterproof Adhesive and the streaks of rain coming from behind the word 'Waterproof'."

 

 

Multiple images and quotes: Rexall Train Souvenir Folder

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