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Re: [Sn3] Fwd: [wslc] Narrow Gauge Survivor List

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  • William Ufffam
    Seems like Cal RR Museum or Ardenwood might be a good place for the car. Leave it to a California city to destroy a piece of history! Surely someone has a low
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 26, 2004
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      Seems like Cal RR Museum or Ardenwood might be a good place for the car.
      Leave it to a California city to destroy a piece of history! Surely someone
      has a low boy or flatbed that can haul it to one of the museums.

      Bill Uffelman
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      Subject: [Sn3] Fwd: [wslc] Narrow Gauge Survivor List


      any one out there interested in this project? Maybe buy it and donate it
      for a tax write off.

      eric


      In a message dated 4/25/04 11:46:47 PM, hnmjcorbett@... writes:


      >
      > (2) Bunk Flat #11, Mall Display, Santa Barbara.
      > This WAS a West Side Lumber Car. It once was the basis for a camp car that
      > long survived the demise of the West Side Lumber Co., only to be cut down
      to
      > a flat by the short lived and ill fated (and long closed) West Side &
      Cherry
      > Valley tourist operation. I just returned (4/25/04) from the West Side
      > Reunion Convention in Sonora, California. A man from Santa Barbara was
      > there, trying to find a buyer for the car. It had been displayed on the
      > Santa Barbara wharf, which projects some distance into the bay there
      which,
      > in turn, is the Pacific Ocean. It was an open air display and definitely
      > NOT a mall display. However, the City of Santa Barbara is repairing the
      > wharf and wants to destroy the car, which has been stored in 3 pieces (the
      > two trucks and the body) in a City of Santa Barbara Corporation Yard. This
      > is also in the open air and unprotected. This man, who is a private
      citizen
      > from Santa Barbara who had a major role in moving the car to its former
      site
      > on the wharf some years ago, who would like to find someone who can save
      the
      > car and provide protected storage for it. He had photos with him that
      > showed the car in a corner of the Corporation Yard.
      >
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