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Holiday Train rolls into town (with photo gallery)

New location boosts fundraiser’s success

Jalani Aponte, 5, of Schenectady, front, watches as the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train approaches the American Locomotive Company Heritage Museum on Maxon Road Extension in Schenectady on Sunday, November 27, 2011.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Jalani Aponte, 5, of Schenectady, front, watches as the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train approaches the American Locomotive Company Heritage Museum on Maxon Road Extension in Schenectady on Sunday, November 27, 2011.
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The anticipation was building. The crowd heard the train horns from a distance — once, then twice and then a third time. People scurried closer to the train tracks behind the American Locomotive Company Heritage Museum on Maxon Road Extension to get in position. Finally coming into focus was the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train — complete with multicolored lights in the shape of snowflakes, snowmen and Christmas trees and gift boxes. Adults hoisted children on ...


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Starman
November 28, 2011
5:41 p.m.

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"Its new home was behind the site of a museum that will showcase the history of the former company that built 60,000 trains during its lifetime."

If these clowns are going to have a museum, they can start by get their facts straight.
ALCO built over 75,000 steam locomotives and over 25,000 diesel plus electric locomotives over their lifetime.

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