Pere Marquette Auto Box Car No 72222

Pere Marquette Auto Box Car No 72222 (HM2MG)

Location: Grand Haven, MI 49417 Ottawa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 4.049', W 86° 13.719'

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Built in December, 1946 by the Ralston Steel Car Co. in Columbus, Ohio.

It was used for transportation of automobile parts, furniture, and general merchandise.

Later it was retired from service and used as a storage car in the Chesapeake and Ohio freight yard in Saginaw, Michigan.

It is presently used by the restoration crew members as a workshop, tool shed and equipment storage.

Donated by the Chessie System and restored by the West Michigan Railroad Historical Society of Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1984 and loaned to the City of Grand Haven.

Construction - all steel
Length - 51 ft.-8 in.
Width - 10 ft.-7 in.
Height - 15 ft.
Weight - 57,000 lbs.
HM NumberHM2MG
Placed ByPere Marquette
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 8:38am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 562802 N 4768597
Decimal Degrees43.06748333, -86.22865000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 4.049', W 86° 13.719'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 4' 2.94" N, 86° 13' 43.14" W
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Area Code(s)616
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-299 Jackson Ave, Grand Haven MI 49417, US
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