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Schenectady County library patrons can take free ride into history

ALCO museum joins pass program offering free or low-cost admissions

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Kids usually go right to the M47 Patton tank upon entering the ALCO Heritage Museum. They run their hands over its dark steel shell, or climb up onto the 1952 tank and pretend to drive one of the more than 8,500 M47 Pattons that American Locomotive Co. produced right down the road six decades ago. Families can see the historic tank, along with many other exhibits at the Maxon Road Extension facility for free, now ...

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October 15, 2012
4:52 p.m.

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After a dismal attempt of hosting a Gala, I understand that they closer and closer to being tossed out of that cold and damp ware house they call a museum according to a Schenectady resident that I talked to recently.

What a bunch of idiots. They had 5 or 6 so called fundraisers and all of them have been flops.
The director knows nothing about ALCO Locomotives or history and reportedly the board of directors had a fist fight during a meeting.

They very little to show so even waste your time going there.