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Nickel Plate Road No. 15797

Builder General American Car
Build Date 1937
Model/Type Boxcar
Status Display

Equipment History

Built in 1937 by General American Car and has carried the number 15797 its entire career. This box car was built to the Association of American Railroads standard design. Norfolk Southern donated the car to the City of Orland Park, Illinois. Bill Vogel donated the car to our museum in May of 1994.