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Mechanicville train station eyed for grant funds

Heritage Society seeks to repair building, home of ‘6 o’clock train’

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The city has applied for a $300,000 grant to fix up the abandoned Mechanicville train station that operated from the late 1800s through the 1960s. The grant is available through the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, and would require a $150,000 match from the city. Officials say the city could use the building’s estimated $170,000 value as its contribution, even though the city paid only $1 for the property. City officials agreed ...

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