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The Norfolk & Western Business Car 300 Preservation Society held an open house event in East Chicago, Ind. to showcase the restored car. The open house took place at Professional Locomotive Services, a repair and maintenance firm. Visitors were able to take tours of the 1917 car, which was modernized in 1955, as well as view displays of PLS equipment. Additionally, free food in the form of hot dogs and hamburgers was available for guests.

The event provided a unique and educational experience for all who attended, showcasing the rich history and craftsmanship of these vintage trains. Photographer Bruce Stahl captured the glistening appearance of the Norfolk & Western business car No. 300 as it was displayed at the event.

The Society’s website provides more information about the car, and the group continues to seek donations to support its educational and operational efforts. The Norfolk & Western Business Car 300 Preservation Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of this historic railway car.

During the open house, visitors also had the opportunity to see a rare EMD Model 40 switcher sharing a track with the N&W business car No. 300. The switcher was originally built in 1946 for use on freight trains and has since been restored to its former glory by PLS.

Overall, the event was a success and provided attendees with a glimpse into the history and beauty of these vintage trains.

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