HOLLAND, MI (WHTC) - Several Holland-area dignitaries were up early on Saturday morning and headed to the Padnos Transportation Center for National Train Day, to commemorate the "Golden Spike" that driven into the rails where East and West met in Promontory, Utah, bringing the Union Pacific and Central Pacific together. Mayor Pro Tem Bob Vande Vusse, State Senator Arlan Meekhof (R-West Olive) and State Representative Joe Haveman (R-Holland) presented official proclamations from their chambers to the conductor and engineer of Amtrak's Pere Marquette passenger train that makes stops twice daily in Holland. Cake and coffee were served, and a number of commemorative items were handed out to youngsters of all ages.
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