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Ex-Alco worker shares memories

WWII tank model donated to museum

Beverly Lentz Taylor Geiger, left, donates a test model of the M-7 Priest tank to James Cesare III, director of the Alco Heritage Museum, on Saturday.
Beverly Lentz Taylor Geiger, left, donates a test model of the M-7 Priest tank to James Cesare III, director of the Alco Heritage Museum, on Saturday.
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The M7 Priest is back in Schenectady. A 2-foot-long test model of the self-propelled tank destroyer arrived in the city Saturday, and its owner had a special story to tell. “We were called 'the city that kept a secret,’” said Beverly Lentz Taylor Geiger, an 88-year-old Kentucky woman who arrived at the Alco Heritage Museum on Saturday to share the story of her days working at the American Locomotive Co. She brought with her the ...

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Starman
September 25, 2012
9:15 p.m.

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I feel sorry for that women. She should have given that tank model to some other place. The director of that place does not know the first thing about ALCO, has no background in ALCO History and the alleged museum is in a dirty warehouse with no heat or A/C.
The group is poorly run and is broke and does not know what they are doing.
Every fund raiser has been a flop. Its board members fight constantly at meetings and rumor has it a fist fight broke out in one of them.Its a group that is circling the drain very fast. Don't waste your time with them.

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