Article From the Spring 2004 Issue of
The Journal of the New York Museum of Transportation
DID YOU KNOW?
* Phil McCabe has donated both the materials and his invaluable skill in replacing the south side of our highway sign, which was deteriorating with the weather.
* Thanks to Mark McDowell and Business Methods who came to our rescue with a jug of toner for the copier they donated recently.
* Ted Strang applied his knowledge of Detroit diesels to get the Greyhound bus started, and several volunteers joined in to place the bus on solid planking in the bus corral.
* Eric Norden, Don Quant, Rick Holahan, John Ross, Roger Harnaart, and Jim Dierks have played a part in painting our highway equipment (every 12 years…whether needed or not).
* Charlie Robinson has kept up his window sash caulking on P&W 168, and has wrapped another layer of tarp around the trucks destined to go under NTT car 409.
* Anna and Ted Thomas have thoroughly cleaned the bird droppings from the relocated Ruggles rotary plow exhibit (what a job!).
* It’s been a great season for grass, and Ted Strang has kept our Ford field mower running with tune-ups and several major repairs. Special thanks to Bob Miner, Dave Peet, Don Quant, Charlie Lowe and John Corzine for valiant efforts keeping the green stuff down to a dull roar.
* Board member Steve Morse has expanded his financial role with us to include handling the bank deposits. Let us know if you ever see Steve at the airport with a ticket to Tahiti...