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Re: Museum Status?

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  • keith wandry
    This is great news, John! Thank you for all of the information! As I said before, for those of you who have never been up there to see what they ve done, get
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      This is great news, John! Thank you for all of the information! As I said before, for
      those of you who have never been up there to see what they've done, get on up there!
      It's well worth the time!

      keith

      John Christensen wrote:

      > Hi Keith,
      > Thanks for you interest in the Nevada County Narrow Gauge Railroad &
      > Transportation Museum.
      > 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
      > thereafter.
      > 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
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