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Mike Fox

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Re: Relocation
« Reply #15 on: January 14, 2011, 08:10:52 PM »
That initial 1/4 to half mile would be a great start, and as Duncan said, "Bridgton Bill" has done a lot of leg work and gotten people talking around town. So I wouldn't count Bridgton out yet, even if they were intentionally or unintentionally late.
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Pete "Cosmo" Barrington

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« Reply #16 on: January 15, 2011, 04:39:56 AM »
Yeah, that whole thing has me wondering... but someone's not telling, and they have their reasons. We have to respect that, and not  start rumors. We'll know when we know, but at the same time, the suspense is KILLIN me! ;)

Vincent "Lightning" LeRow

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« Reply #17 on: January 15, 2011, 10:13:57 AM »
If Hanafords will allow passage then that opens possibilities a little more. That's still a large amount of fill to re-locate and an overpass to build.  But again if Hannafords will cover it...
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« Reply #18 on: January 15, 2011, 10:43:33 AM »
Hi Vincent,

I understand that folks have looked into the Hannaford crossing issue and found that an overpass is not feasible at that location.  But I also understand it is feasible to create fills on either side to permit a grade crossing at the site.  Naturally, this assumes the agreement of all parties.

What gives me comfort in all this uncertainty is the interest the situation has generated among so many two foot railroad supporters.  It seems that while everyone has their favorite outcome scenario, what people really want is to see the MNG collection protected and its future bright. 

I know the MNG leadership feels the weight of their upcoming decisions very acutely.  Anyone who has seen the TV interview with Brian Durham can tell that.  Every alternative has its own opportunities and challenges. 

Its good to see that so many care.  I for one intend to support our friends at MNG regardless of the outcome.


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Re: Relocation
« Reply #19 on: December 30, 2011, 12:38:14 AM »
I was looking at a project that was done by the Northwest Railway Museum and they constructed a new storage display shed and it would be great dream project (Yes I know I would have to give you guys money) but just saying finding a good large space to store all the eqipment indoors would be a great place. 
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