If you spend a couple of hours with the Sandoros at Buffalois Pierce-Arrow Museum you will come away with a wealth of information and a better knowledge of how our cityis history is constantly impacting our future. Take for example the recently allocated $3,000,000 wrestled away from the Adelphia fundsOe compounded with a federal grant (DOT) in the amount of $2,000,000 that the Sandoros hope to receive in the near future. With those two monetary injections the project will then rely on foundation sources (among others) to see the plans to fruition. In Jim Sandorois own words, iItis happening alright. Weire on our way to see the expansion of our museum and the addition of the Frank Lloyd Wright Gas Station (image). There are a few other surprises that we have up our sleeves. Those will be announces in the not so distant future.i
Jim walked me over to the recently acquired Upstate Milk operation and explained, iWeire working on the final details, and Iim talking with Western New York Railway Historical Society, but what you see here is hopefully going to be a future Railroad Museum. We already have 3000i of railcars lined up ready and waiting for the space to be retrofitted. The train cars will be exhibited outside and the inside will be dedicated to train memorabilia. Itis a perfect fit in the area, and combined with the Pierce-Arrow Museum we will eventually have our own transportation museum district right here. Weire even looking at the possibility of an enclosed walkway between the destinations. Itis really happeningOe weive got some big plans taking shape in this district.i This is exciting for sure. If you have never stepped inside the Pierce-Arrow Museum then you may not know what an impact these plans are already having on Buffalo. All of the Sandorois plans are perched on easels throughout the museumOe so if the sight of the pristine car collection isnit enough to get your adrenaline going, then a look into the future of our Transportation District should do the job.