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Silver Dollars & Wooden Nickels: McKeen Motor Car minted as historic

The Nevada Appeal's Silver Dollars & Wooden Nickels feature recognizes positive achievements from the capital region and, when warranted, points out others that missed the mark.SILVER DOLLAR: To the national historic landmark designation bestowed upon the McKeen Motor Car last week.The Nevada State Railroad Museum’s restored motor car was put on the national list by Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar. The museum took on a restoration of the car in 1995, making it the only McKeen Motor Car able to move under its own power. Nevada State Historic Preservation Officers Ron James called the designation noteworthy, saying “There are …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 21, 2012 12:08AM Published Oct 21, 2012 12:07AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.