Re "Another reason to restructure rail foundation" (Editorials, March 4) and "Bring museum to railyard" (Letters, March 6): The Bee's editorial explained how a possible train museum at the downtown rail yard was having legal problems coming to realization. Two days later, a letter writer was excited at the possibility of having a Smithsonian-grade museum at the site.
An emeritus Smithsonian curator was quoted in the editorial about the futility he had experienced trying to get a proposed new Rail Technology Museum but he no longer is on the foundation board.
But I ask, why not a Smithsonian-style natural history museum at the site? Surely it could share space with the Rail Technology Museum. This would help make Sacramento a world class city. Are there any brave billionaires here (who are not basketball fans) that could help to make this a reality?
-- Mike Fredericks, Folsom
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