One too many?...

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Sat Mar 24 03:39:08 EDT 2007

Ned Wright <parkview12004 at> wrote:

Thanks, Ned. I wonder how the $7 million will be
used. That's a pretty ambitious amount in what is
turning out to be a recession economy. It's also
interesting to observe how much more successful a
start-up museum is versus the already-established VMT.

Best wishes,



Foundation awards $125,000 to Portsmouth railroad

By JANIE BRYANT, The Virginian-Pilot
© March 22, 2007 | Last updated 11:20 PM Mar. 21

The Beazley Foundation has awarded a $125,000 grant to
help build a Railroad Museum of Virginia in

The museum grant is contingent on a Portsmouth-based
nonprofit raising the amount needed to match $300,000
in state funding. The Railroad Museum of Virginia Inc.
plans to raise $7 million during a three-phase capital

Donated rail cars that have been refurbished are to be
used in conjunction with a 15,000-square-foot visitor

The award was among more than $1.2 million in grants
approved at a recent meeting.


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