Boilermaker Statue

Address: 
1000 John R Wooden Dr, West Lafayette, IN 47906, USA

Purdue historian John Norberg discusses the Boilermaker statue, a 5,400-pound bronze landmark located within the University’s athletic facilities, and the unlikely origins of Purdue’s unique nickname.

  • ·         Railroads
  • ·         Origin of the name
  • ·         Train
  • ·         Pete