Thurner sought and received the approval of county and city board members this week for placement and construction of a two-level structure. The new platform will be located on county property where a cannon currently rests, and the cannon will be relocated to a site near the museum's flagpole.
The first level will be an enclosed, temperature-controlled display area to protect the fire engine from future deterioration, and the second level can serve multiple purposes, Thurner said.
--It can be a viewing platform for rail fans, who like to tour places to watch and photograph trains. With its famous railroad crossing and operational train tracks, the platform gives such
--The platform also will overlook open space at the C.A.R.E. Garden and can be used by speakers during special events like the Green Market at the Corinth Depot or political events.
The board has commissioned a design, and is in the early stages of raising about
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