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Re: PC: Re: PC MU # 1077
- Subject: Re: PC: Re: PC MU # 1077
- From: BGXX32A@xxxxxxxxxxx (MR PETER A KING)
- Date: Mon, 22 Jun 1998 21:12:35, -0500
John, A museum has to have a stated purpose, and stick to it.
Otherwise, it becomes a collection of unrelated, rusting junk.
Consider the Smithsonian Air & Space museum. Their purpose is to
preserve historically significant aircraft. So, if I offered to
donate a 1955 Piper Cub in perfect condition to the museum, they
would politely refuse. Why? It doesn't fit with their stated purpose.
The fact that it's in good condition and free is irrelevant.
When you think about it, Danbury shouldn't be so picky on what they
Did a Pennsy GG-1 ever run on the NYC? No, and the National NYC RR
one, a peice of equipment NYC officials would probably have spit on
switched onto their rails.
Danbury is turning down an opportunity that will be gone in several
can't blame the National NYC RR Museum. They're all the way at the
of the old "System"
and aren't a rich Museum.
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