Author Topic: PRESERVATION EMERGENCY - 4-6-0 About to be SCRAPPED in TX!  (Read 2007 times)

Rick Rowlands

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Re: PRESERVATION EMERGENCY - 4-6-0 About to be SCRAPPED in TX!
« Reply #30 on: March 08, 2018, 12:53:02 PM »
Jason's plan is to submit a proposal and see where that goes.  If it is not accepted then they will begin the process of refunding the money.  Not giving up quite yet.
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Re: PRESERVATION EMERGENCY - 4-6-0 About to be SCRAPPED in TX!
« Reply #31 on: March 08, 2018, 01:23:58 PM »
This seems atypical anymore with these cities and the political nutcases elected to run them. No common sense and no intelligence at the helm.

Tell me about it.... I live in Charlottesville.... Nuff said....
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Re: PRESERVATION EMERGENCY - 4-6-0 About to be SCRAPPED in TX!
« Reply #32 on: March 08, 2018, 02:12:53 PM »
Jason's plan is to submit a proposal and see where that goes.  If it is not accepted then they will begin the process of refunding the money.  Not giving up quite yet.

I hope it works out.

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Re: PRESERVATION EMERGENCY - 4-6-0 About to be SCRAPPED in TX!
« Reply #33 on: March 08, 2018, 03:37:17 PM »
It is possible that the local group will not get enough interest (and financing) to perform any substantial restoration work. If that occurs, then Jason S's proposal would have a very good chance.
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Re: PRESERVATION EMERGENCY - 4-6-0 About to be SCRAPPED in TX!
« Reply #34 on: March 08, 2018, 04:58:08 PM »
It is possible that the local group will not get enough interest (and financing) to perform any substantial restoration work. If that occurs, then Jason S's proposal would have a very good chance.

Honestly that should have been done first before the city drafted bids to have the loco scrapped. They could have mitigated the hazmat issue while they sought out the public's opinion for the preservation of the locomotive, but I can guess how that would have gone when the city said it would have to spend tax dollars to do so before a group took over the project and then everyone would have cried about "their" tax dollars not going to roads/public works ect.

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Re: PRESERVATION EMERGENCY - 4-6-0 About to be SCRAPPED in TX!
« Reply #35 on: March 10, 2018, 05:35:59 AM »
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