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Re: PC: Buffalo Central Terminal
- Subject: Re: PC: Buffalo Central Terminal
- From: Ken Freeman <kfreeman@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 01 Oct 1998 22:14:15 -0700
> On Wed, 30 Sep 1998, Bob Rothrock wrote:
> > At 09:29 AM 9/30/98 -0500, penn-central -AT- smellycat.com wrote:
> > >I haven't seen it mentioned on the list before, so I thought I would submit
> > >the URL for a site I found on Buffalo Central Terminal:
> > >
> > > http://terminal.buffalonet.org/
> > >
> > >Does anyone know if this restoration effort is still progressing?
> > >
> > >JD
> > >St. Louis
> > >
> > FYI:
> > A recent issue of the NYCSHS Headlight had a small article that indicated
> > restoration efforts to date had consisted of effectively sealing off the
> > structure against further deterioration due to weather and vandalism.
> > Efforts are under way to secure some of the original lighting fixtures
> > that had been sold off by previous owners.
> Sold off after they were RIPPED from the building, in the spring (May)
> there was a large scale cleanup of the property with the outside being
> cleaned up and they had about 5000 volunteers from the public and
> local business community there to do it.
> They removed over 4000 tires from the grounds on that day alone. They
> also installed some security type lighting in the main parking lot and
> planted some small trees.
I recall going around there a couple years ago and there was a burnt out
hulk of a car down on the lower rear level. Don't think it had been
there too long. Spooky.........
What's the plans for the freight house and all the other stuff?
The freight house looks to be in even worse condition than the terminal.
And somebody sure did have fun breaking windows in there didn't they?
Imagine what it will cost for all that glass.......
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