by Otto Vondrak
If you want to see the Hudson & Manhattan cars at the Trolley Museum of New York in Kingston, get up there this weekend. They are slated to be scrapped by the 31st. H&M 510 and 513 will be no more. The museum decided to scrap the cars since there was no interest from other groups to preserve these cars, and TMNY does not have the funds or work force to attempt restoration on their own.
Due to a recent reassessment of our collection and the realization that we will not be able to restore all of the cars, these cars have been deaccessioned from the TMNY collection. They are currently being offered to other museums with the hope that they may become part of another historic collection. If you have thoughts about how these cars can be saved, please contact us at 845-331-3399. They are for sale by TMNY on a where-is, as-is basis.http://tmny.org/tmnytube.html