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Chicago & North Western No. 284

Builder Pullman Standard
Build Date October 27, 1953
Model/Type Boxcar
Status Display

Equipment History

Chicago & North Western box car no. 284 was built by Pullman Standard in Michigan City, Indiana, on October 27, 1953. It served the C&NW until it was retired and sold to Lawrence Foods of Elk Grove Village, Illinois, in 1983. Lawrence Foods donated the box car to our museum in April of 2010.