114Re: Museum Status?
- Aug 21, 2001John - Really good news there, John. Best of luck, the Never Come
Never Go is a terrific prototype on which to bas your museum.
>Thanks for you interest in the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad &
> The museum is currently under construction. The slab for the 4000 sq foot
>museum building is being poured tomorrow. Dirt is still being brought over
>to the shop building site until it is level with the other building. The
>shop building will be a 30 x 72 sq ft Butler building with two service
>tracks running inside. Completion is expected by December 10th and there
>will be a opening celebration sponsored by the City of Nevada City shortly
> Once completed the Transportation Museum will take over the buildings and
>will work over the next five months to get our exhibits in order and ready
>for display. Our grand opening is planned for the weekend of May 18-19 and
>we will have some kind of special event on May 20th which is the anniversary
>of the opening of the NCNGRR.
> Next year we will be putting in around 1700 ft of track which includes 9
>switches in the yard. The Northern Queen is currently laying 900 ft. of
>track from their mainline up to the museum site. They will probably have
>their track work completed by next May is my guess. Once they get on a
>project they go for it!
> I hope this answers some of your questions. I will be fixing my web site
>soon so I can update it. I will be putting out the latest information in my
>next news letter to the Historical Society and that letter will go out on
>www.oro.net/~ncngrr around September 15th.
> Best Regards,
> John Christensen
>----- Original Message -----
>Sent: Monday, August 20, 2001 3:57 PM
>Subject: <NevadaCoNG> Museum Status?
>> Does anyone know the latest status of the museum project up in Nevada
>> City? I saw the webpage was last updated late last year - hopefully
>> the lack of a more recent update does not mean bad things! Perhaps
>> John can fill us in on what's been happening?
>> For those of you who've never been up there - it's well worht the
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