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Date: 06/14/22 16:46
ABQ WHEELS Museum needs more funds to continue journey
Author: Lurch_in_ABQ

"...Steam engine 2926 wants to come home to the yard, but our turntable is inoperable..."
  
Albuquerque Journal (newsmemory.com)



Date: 06/15/22 12:17
Re: ABQ WHEELS Museum needs more funds to continue journey
Author: needles_sub

All dressed up, no where to go, and now, no way to get there. 



Date: 06/15/22 13:25
Re: ABQ WHEELS Museum needs more funds to continue journey
Author: wabash2800

I'm sure they'll get it all worked out. They have come this far. It'll take $$$.

Victor B.



Date: 06/15/22 16:42
Re: ABQ WHEELS Museum needs more funds to continue journey
Author: callum_out

Whoa, whoa, whoa. Unless I'm mistaken this is the group that wants to revive the Santa Fe shops area and not
the 2926 group. 

Out



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/15/22 16:43 by callum_out.



Date: 06/16/22 09:42
Re: ABQ WHEELS Museum needs more funds to continue journey
Author: jst3751

Lurch_in_ABQ Wrote:
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> "...Steam engine 2926 wants to come home to the
> yard, but our turntable is inoperable..."

https://www.abqjournal.com/2508142/wheels-museum-needs-more-funds-to-continue-journey-2.html




Date: 06/16/22 13:53
Re: ABQ WHEELS Museum needs more funds to continue journey
Author: callum_out

State of New Mexico needs the recognize the value of this facility, they're going to need tourist dollars. In
fact they're getting close to needing any dollars!

Out 



Date: 06/16/22 14:54
Re: ABQ WHEELS Museum needs more funds to continue journey
Author: Lurch_in_ABQ

callum_out Wrote:
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> State of New Mexico needs the recognize the value
> of this facility, they're going to need tourist
> dollars. In
> fact they're getting close to needing any
> dollars!
> Out 
  
That was last year, this year NM treasury is rolling in masa.
    
"Copyright © 2022 Albuquerque Journal
SANTA FE – New Mexico’s revenue bonanza continues to fill the state’s coffers at an unprecedented clip, with a legislative economist telling lawmakers Friday that revenue collections for the current budget year are tracking at more than $440 million higher than projected in December.
 
The growth is due to a combination of factors, including an ongoing surge in oil production and a larger-than expected increase in statewide wages and employment levels that have boosted personal income tax revenue....."



Date: 06/17/22 15:16
Re: ABQ WHEELS Museum needs more funds to continue journey
Author: wabash2800

Imagine that. People making more money and having a better life while paying more taxes to make the politicians happy. It seems with wealthy politicians ( a survey would show many to be millionaires) they don't want the working man to make more money.

Victor B.

Lurch_in_ABQ Wrote:
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>" ...and a
> larger-than expected increase in statewide wages
> and employment levels that have boosted personal
> income tax revenue....."



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