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Police escort 350,000 turbine from Schenectady to Sharon Springs

A 300,000 pound turbine is escorted through the Capital Region. A 300,000 pound turbine is escorted through the Capital Region. | Photo: WNYT.

January 27, 2017 06:32 PM

Police helped escort a 350,000-pound turbine through the Capital Region Friday.

The 350 feet long and 20 feet wide turbine was being moved from General Electric in Schenectady to a destination in Sharon Springs.

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To give you an idea how slow it moves, the police escorts were only planning to move 10 miles in eight hours.

If any other drivers needed to be someplace, they were encouraged to go a different way.

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