The museum, which dates back to 1965 and was incorporated in 1976, is seeking several thousand dollars in donations to help pay the $13,000 it spent to move the cars from Cleveland to the museum in Medina County. “Some guys work days and they come down in the evenings and some guys work nights and they come down in the day,” said museum Vice President Ralph Pfingsten, 73, a retired Cleveland school teacher. The three new cars were given to the museum by the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority “to help preserve rail transit history of Cleveland and Northern Ohio at this Northern Ohio Railway Museum,” said Mary McCahon Shaffer, an RTA spokeswoman. […] the first order of business will be to clean the three newest cars. Heister said he really got involved in electric passenger rail when he wrote a paper at Cleveland State University on the Shaker Rapid.
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There should be a city ordinance stating that all abandoned elevator shafts in Manhattan must be transformed into micro-galleries. Luckily, Museum has done this as a matter of personal choice.