Nickel Plate Road Class C-7 Bay Window #470

C-7 Class Description

  • Manufactured by the International Railway Car Co. for the Nickel Plate Road
  • 25 units were constructed
  • Bay window observation
  • The last cabooses produced for the NPR

CABOOSE 470

  • Built for the Nickel Plate Road in 1962
  • Acquired by the N&W in a 1964 merger
  • Renumbered to N&W 557470
  • Donated to the Museum in the 1980s by the Norfolk & Western Railway Co.

Class Specifications

  • Length (coupled): 41 ft
  • Height: 14 ft 3 in
  • Width: 10 ft 7 in
  • Weight: 48,100 lbs
Caboose class c-7 Nickel Plate