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Passenger car moves to new Manning home


COLFAX – One of the passenger rail cars situated outside of the Northern Pacific Depot in Pullman found its new home in Colfax.

The passenger car was placed northwest of Colfax near the Old Manning Covered Bridge.

John-Mark Mahnkey, member of the Pullman Depot Heritage Center Steering Committee, said the car has been on road wheels and ready for transportation for a couple of weeks, but has been delayed due to wet conditions. The car was pulled by a semi attached like a trailer, but instead of being an independent axle in the back it was an independent chassis.

The passenger car left its...

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