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Railroad Museum Signs Construction Contracts, Sets Groundbreaking in Frisco
The Museum of the American Railroad will hold a groundbreaking at its new 12.34-acre site in Frisco, Texas, on May 31, 2011.  The event kicks off the initial construction phase of a project that will relocate one of the nation’s finest collections of 20th Century railroad artifacts and exhibits from Dallas’ Fair Park.

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Museum Receives Gift from the Stemmons Foundation
The Stemmons Foundation has graciously contributed $50,000 toward the Museum’s construction and relocation project in Frisco.  “We are delighted to be able to help in the creation of the Museum of the American Railroad and support its exciting project in Frisco,” said Mary Lee Virden, the Foundation’s Manager.

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Rare Museum Locomotive Arrives in Frisco, Texas
The 1948 ALCO PA-1 diesel-electric locomotive recently gifted by the Smithsonian Institution to the Museum of the American Railroad has arrived in Frisco, Texas.

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