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Stew Winstandley

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Bricks at Linden
« on: July 29, 2013, 12:28:42 pm »
A few years ago bricks were purchased by individuals and were laid near the Society's rolling stock display in Linden.  Now that the archives are in Salem and the Society's cars are north of Monon, are the bricks with names still in Linden?


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Re: Bricks at Linden
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2013, 01:01:28 pm »
No. The patio was taken up and will be installed at the Museum in Salem. President Pedigo can comment further but we gave the bricks to the Salem Museum, so if 20 years from now we relocate again, that patio stays in Salem. They are planning to use them in a sort of memorial patio, or area.
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Re: Bricks at Linden
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2013, 01:54:01 pm »
Stew and Tom,

The Linden Depot gave us a list of things to be removed from their property upon our exodus.   One of those was to remove the Memorial Patio.  It apparently did not fit into their plan for the property, after all they were originally a Nickel Plate Road Museum.  So at considerable time and expense by my company donated trucks and paid labor the patio was removed and will be delivered to Salem.  Then at considerable expense of the MRHTS and my company the sand and stone base was removed and replaced with trucked in top soil as ordered by the Linden Depot.    Therefore it was decided by the board at the last meeting,  that the request of The Salem Depot to be the recipent of the bricks for a future patio would be honored, if the patio was to become their property to install and maintain, forever.

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