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Jun 16, 2014 - Cold Spring, New York

Today we headed for one of the quaint little towns in the area, the town of Cold Spring. Cold Spring is a true railroading town. The West Point Foundry designed the famous steam locomotive "DeWitt Clinton". It was the first successful railroad steam engine built in the US. The track past Cold Spring and was opened in 1949. The railroad became the York Central in 1869 and then Amtrak in the 70's. There is the old Railroad Depot that was built as a passenger and freight terminal in 1885 by Cornelius Vanderbilt in Cold Spring. It became a...

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