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Re: PC: NYC sharks that didn't make it to PC
- Subject: Re: PC: NYC sharks that didn't make it to PC
- From: "Bill K." <pontiac@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 09:03:36 -0500
If someone stole the hubcaps and owners manual from your '57 Chevy, would
you be so inclined to show it off anymore? These sharks are privately
owned, and have been since the D&H sold them. When that guy dies, things
will happen, but untill then they're in storage and they'll stay there.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick" <rtkiefer -AT- iusb.edu>
To: <penn-central -AT- smellycat.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2001 3:31 AM
Subject: Re: PC: NYC sharks that didn't make it to PC
> Sigh...You know there is one other Railroad Museum worth
> mentioning here. The National New York Central Railroad Museum
> in Elkhart, Indiana. Since these Sharks are ex-NYC, and they are
> in Michigan, we're a heck of a lot closer than Baltimore. I will
> admit we do not have the resources at our disposal the B&O
> Museum has but we're getting there.
> I also dispute the argument that these units should be kept in
> storage. Why should something with historical significance be
> hidden away? If they were brought out into the light for the
> public to see they would have more value than being parked
> inside a dank, dark roundhouse. I will contact the EL&S to see
> if they may be receptive to some kind of an arrangement.
> Rick Kiefer
> Natl' NYCRR Museum
> A Railroad is 95% men; the rest is rust and dust.
> Alfred H. Smith, President, NYCL
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