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Stephen Hussar

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Re: Great "barn find"
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2014, 09:29:13 AM »
Mmmmm bacon!

Brendan Barry

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Re: Great "barn find"
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2014, 11:11:20 AM »
This is  not a small frying pan. Quarter inch thick 12 inch long slabs of culinary delight.



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Keith Taylor

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Re: Great "barn find"
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2014, 12:35:07 PM »
http://www.indystar.com/story/news/2014/03/23/reliable-sliced-bacon-train-car-track-restoration/6797705/


The story says the museum wants to repaint it. I think that would be a terrible mistake. To have survived in that condition for all of these years and now hide that history is the wrong thing to do. So far as I know there is not a single example of a billboard car that still is in its original paint. Historic artifacts can only be original once.
I think job number one at any museum should be "preservation" with restoration reserved for those pieces that are too far gone for preservation.
Keith
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Stewart "Start" Rhine

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Re: Great "barn find"
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2014, 01:13:31 PM »
Dang B, ya had to show that at lunch time!   :P

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Re: Great "barn find"
« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2014, 04:12:46 PM »
There is quite a discussion going on over on the RyPN discussion board (www.rypn.org) concerning how to preserve this great find. Some favor preservation in situ with the original surviving patina, while others think it should be thoroughly documented before restoration with new paint.

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Re: Great "barn find"
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2014, 06:00:01 PM »
Perhaps a good coating of bacon grease would be an appropriate preservation technique.
What a great draw for a museum. The odor alone would reel 'em in!

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Re: Great "barn find"
« Reply #7 on: March 26, 2014, 09:13:44 PM »
Perhaps a good coating of bacon grease would be an appropriate preservation technique.
What a great draw for a museum. The odor alone would reel 'em in!

Yep, like every dog in town.

Steve Smith

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Re: Great "barn find"
« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2014, 09:58:57 AM »
While we're on bacon, check this out for a laugh.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2clFqNNSVk

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Re: Great "barn find"
« Reply #9 on: March 30, 2014, 03:58:59 PM »
ROFL  ;D ;D ;D

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Re: Great "barn find"
« Reply #10 on: June 26, 2014, 12:28:00 PM »
Watch them store it outdoors until funds become available.
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