Becky Bosshart
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June 20, 2005
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The Dayton is coming to VC History Center

VIRGINIA CITY - The 60-ton Dayton locomotive will be brought here in late August on a flatbed truck for display in the Comstock Historic Center, a Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs official said Monday.

Scott Sisco, interim director of the state department of cultural affairs, said the locomotive will be transported from the Nevada State Railroad Museum on Aug. 25 to the $830,000 historic center under construction at E and Union streets. The center's grand opening is Aug. 27.

Ron James, state historic preservation officer, said he was contacted by about 50 people who said they preferred to have the …

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