Adair County Historical Society collection at Kirksville, MO www.adairchs.org
American Baptist Historical Society collection at Mercer University in Atlanta, GA www.abhsarchives.org
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Barney & Smith Car Company. http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=850
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Wilma Rugh Taylor and Norman Thomas Taylor. This Train is Bound for Glory: The Story of America’s Chapel Cars. Judson Press, Valley Forge, 1999. (Updated version available online here.)
Rev. Harry R. Walrath. God Rides the Rails: Chapel Cars on the Nation’s Railroads. http://www.frontiertrails.com/oldwest/chapel.html
John H. White, Jr. The American Railroad Passenger Car. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1978.
Seattle Times, 27 December 2012, Northwest Railway Museum restores historic chapel car, by Erik Lacitis.
Blog post, 14 December 2012 Chapel car married with trucks
Blog post, 11 December 2012 Chapel car trucks
Blog post, 12 September 2012 End of car platforms
Blog post, 31 July 2012 Drawings of the car
Blog post, 5 June 2012 Roof replacement
Blog post, 8 May 2012 Clerestory windows
Blog post, 5 May 2012 Chapel car secrets part 2
Blog post, 27 February 2012 Chapel car secrets part 1
Blog post, 7 November 2011 Chapel car pews
Blog post, 24 October 2011 Repair of car frame completed
Blog post, 16 May 2011 Window restoration
Blog post, 21 March 2011 Preservation field school
Blog post, 22 February 2011 Scenes of the last few days haunt me
Blog post, 16 February 2011 Chapel car rehab begins
Blog post, 20 December 2010 Old project, new project
Blog post, 16 June 2010 Partners in Preservation funds chapel car
Blog post, 27 April 2010 Chapel car travels
Blog post, 22 April, 2010 More on the Messenger
Blog post, 16 April 2010 Vote to fund the chapel car
Blog post, 9 December 2009 Save America's Treasures
Blog post, 17 May 2009 Barney and Smith Car Company
Blog post, 29 April 2009 Railway gospel
Blog post, 2 April 2009 Artifact scholarship
Blog post, 31 March 2009 Landmarks listing
Blog post, 3 March 2009 And the nominee is