NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Six new balloons set to float down the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade route took a test run on Saturday.
Crowds gathered at CitiField to watch Paddington Bear, the red Power Ranger, and Thomas the Tank Engine, among others.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 1/17 Monday Morning Forecast
“Oh it’s exciting. It’s very exciting. My granddaughter Collette is here to see Thomas go up in the air,” one spectator said.READ MORE: New Yorkers Urged To Stay Off Roads As Wintry Mix Moves Through Region
The Thomas the Tank Balloon is the heaviest to ever participate in the parade, weighing in at over 1,000-lbs.
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