Jay Gould “Atalanta” Car
Tour the resplendent business car “Atalanta” that belonged to railroad baron, Jay Gould.
Jason “Jay” Gould (May 27, 1836 – December 2, 1892) was a leading American railroad developer and speculator. His special train car “The Atalanta” is on display in Jefferson on Austin Street.
After his rejection, he wrote in the register of the Excelsior Hotel “The end of Jefferson” and now the trophy car is within a stone’s throw of the hotel.