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Saint Louis Zoo's Zooline Railroad celebrates 50th anniversary

3:58 PM, Apr 26, 2013   |    comments
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ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - The Zooline Railroad is one of the more popular attractions at the Saint Louis Zoo and Friday there was a special celebration in its honor.

The Zooline Railroad kicked off its 50th year in operation Friday afternoon.

Mayor Francis Slay delivered a proclamation to Jeffrey Bonner, president of the Zoo, declaring Friday "Emerson Zooline Railroad Day" in the City of St. Louis.

St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley drove a golden spike to commemorate the day.

It was in that same area that the late Marlin Perkins, drove a golden spike into the ground back in 1963.

Louie and Rampage were also on hand to celebrate.

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