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Posted: Monday, May 7, 2012 10:00 am | Updated: 10:17 am, Mon May 7, 2012.

National Train Day: Celebrating the 143rd anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad at Promotory Summit, Utah, the Arizona Railway Museum offers railcar tours and exhibits featuring the restoration work underway. One of the cars open for touring is the “Federal,” an Amtrack car used by U.S. Presidents Woodrow Wilson and William Howard Taft. Taft signed the Arizona Statehood Bill on February 14, 1912.

DETAILS >> 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Arizona Railway Museum in Tumbleweed Park, 330 E Ryan Road, Chandler. Free, though donations are welcome. (602) 358-5931 or www.azrymuseum.org.

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