Rochelle’s Nippon Sharyo plant up for auction

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ROCHELLE, Ill. (WTVO) — An auction for the shuttered Nippon-Sharyo railcar manufacturing plant is now underway, and has attracted buyers from across the country.

The auction offers over 2,000 items, including welding machinery and small tools.

Nippon-Sharyo closed nearly a year ago, citing a decreased workload.

The auction began today and ends tomorrow.

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