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Alabama Merci Train Boxcar
Located in Huntsville, AL at the The Veterans Memorial Museum, 2060A Airport Rd.
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Located in Scottsdale, AZ at the McCormick - Stillman Railroad Park, 7301 E. Indian Bend Rd. Many of the car's gifts can be found at the State Capitol Museum.
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Located in Helena, AR at American Legion Post # 41, 409 Porter Street. Some of the gifts from the boxcar are located at the Arkansas Art Center in Little Rock.
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Located in Fresno, CA at American Legion Fresno Federal Post #509, 3509 N. First St.
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Missing. Plaques from the boxcar are at the Colorado Railroad Museum in Golden.
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Connecticut
Reportedly destroyed by fire at a veteran's post in Stratford in the 1950s.
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Located at American Legion Post 6 in Seaford.
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Located in Holly Hill (Daytona area) at Veteran's Memorial Park.
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Located on the grounds of the Hawaiian Railway in Ewa, Oahu -- a short drive west from Pearl Harbor and Honolulu.

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Idaho
Located in Boise at the Old Idaho Penitentiary. Gifts from the boxcar can be found at the Idaho State Historical Museum and the Idaho State Historical Library & Archives.
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Missing. May have been abandoned and demolished at the site of the 1948-49 Chicago Railroad Fair when the lakeside site was cleared for the construction of the McCormick Place convention center in the late 1950s.
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Located in Ft. Wayne at the National Veteran's Memorial Shrine.
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Iowa
Located in Cedar Falls at Antique Acres. The State Museum in Des Moines has a collection of gifts from the boxcar.
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Located in Hays, KS in Veterans Memorial Park.
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Located in New Haven at the Kentucky Railway Museum.
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Located in Baton Rouge on the grounds of the Old State Capitol Museum.
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Located in Boothbay at the Boothbay Railway Village. The Maine State Museum in Augusta has some of the gifts from the car.
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Located in Baltimore at the B&O Railroad Museum.
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Massachusetts
Presumed scrapped.
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Michigan
Located in Lansing at the Forty & Eight Society, 2949 S. Waverly Highway.
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Minnesota
Located in Little Falls at the Minnesota Military Museum
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Located in Jackson at the Museum of Mississippi History.
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Located on the grounds of the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, MO.
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Montana
Located in Helena at the Ft. Harrison National Guard Base.
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Missing. Sold for scrap in the early 1960s.
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Located in Carson City at the Nevada State Railroad Museum. The museum also has some of the gifts from inside the car.
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Located in Manchester at Gilbert Park.
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New Jersey
Presumed scrapped/destroyed by fire.
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New Mexico
Located (along with a full size replica) in Albuquerque on the grounds of the New Mexico State Fair.
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New York
Located in Whitesboro at 40 & 8 Voiture 92.
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Located in Spencer at the North Carolina Transportation Museum.
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North Dakota Merci Train Boxcar
Located at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck. They also have a big collection of the car's contents.
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Ohio Merci Train Boxcar
Located at Camp Perry (National Guard) near Port Clinton.
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Oklahoma Merci Train Boxcar
Located in Norman at the J.D. McCarty Center For Children with Developmental Disabilities
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Located in North Bend, Oregon along the coast near Coos Bay. It is in Simpson Park. Some gifts from the car are in the Coos Historical & Maritime Museum nearby.
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Located in Annville, at the Fort Indiantown Gap National Guard Post.
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Located in Woonsocket at The Museum of Work & Culture.
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Located in Columbia at American Legion Post 6.
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South Dakota
Located in Huron at the State Fairgrounds.
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Tennessee
Located in Bristol at American Legion Post 145.
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Located in Austin at the Texas Military Forces Museum at Camp Mabry 2200 West 35th St in Austin, TX.. Texasboxcar.com has more on the car.
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Located at the Utah State Railroad Museum at Union Station in Ogden.
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Located in Colchester at Camp Johnson.
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Located in Newport News at the Virginia War Museum.
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Virginia Merci Train Boxcar
Located in Yakima in Sarg Hubbard Park.
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Shared with the Territory of Hawaii. Hawaii got the boxcar. Washington kept its contents.
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Located in Welch at Veteran's Park.
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Located in Green Bay at the National Railroad Museum.
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Located in Cheyenne at American Legion Post 6 -- 2001 E. Lincolnway.
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Acknowledgments
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Research resources include: Mary Jayne & John Z. Rowe, Andy Dolak, Earl Bennett and MerciTrain.org, Dorothy Scheele and The Friendship Train 1947, Harry Pallenberg, Huell Howser. Many thanks to all who have contributed to keeping track of the histories of the equipment of the 1949 Merci Train!
 
       
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