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History Nethercutt Car Museum very close to major So-Cal fire

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by toml24, Oct 11, 2019.

  1. toml24
    Joined: Sep 23, 2009
    Posts: 1,425


    The Nethercutt Car museum is only about 1-mile from a major nighttime windblown wildfire blaze in Sylmar on Thursday night. All the streets being named on the 11:00 local TV news are close by. The Museum has not been mentioned by the news people so I hope all is well.
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  2. 41rodderz
    Joined: Sep 27, 2010
    Posts: 3,230

    from Oregon

  3. engine138
    Joined: Oct 5, 2007
    Posts: 1,168

    from Commack NY

  4. Baumi
    Joined: Jan 28, 2003
    Posts: 2,172


    Just drove home from work here and heard about that fire on the news. Reminded me of the bad fires around Paradise last year- Hope no one will be harmed.
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  5. 2935ford
    Joined: Jan 6, 2006
    Posts: 3,143


    I lived out there for 27 years. That was many years ago but every year about this time there were fires and the Santa Ana winds would make a mess of it. Then the rains would wash away the bare soil, then the earthquakes would shake everything up.
    It can be a crazy, dangerous place to live.
    I hope everyone affected gets out safely and they get it under control real soon!
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  6. Hopeful.....any updates ?
  7. toml24
    Joined: Sep 23, 2009
    Posts: 1,425


    Map of burn area. Blue arrow shows the appx. location of Nethercutt Museum.
    2019-Sulmar fire-1.jpg
  8. rd martin
    Joined: Nov 14, 2006
    Posts: 2,269

    rd martin
    from indiana

    unreal every year what these people have to go threw! hope everyone is safe.
  9. Rramjet1
    Joined: Mar 13, 2018
    Posts: 57


    Hope it’s not damaged. Planning on seeing it for the first time while at my Sisters in Van Nuys week after next.

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  10. Hemi Joel
    Joined: May 4, 2007
    Posts: 651

    Hemi Joel
    from Minnesota

    I would hope they have fireproof buildings. The contents are priceless and irreplaceable. It is a wonderful place, I hope to go back there.
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  11. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
    Posts: 25,918


    Hope everyone out there is safe. As I remember things the Nethercutt property is in an industrial area with few trees. They did suffer damage to the collection years ago when an earthquake hit. This is a "Bucket List" collection to see, FREE admission, you have to make reservations to see to see the music collection and Grand Salon showroom, that is also free
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  12. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
    Posts: 25,918



    The restored train is in the back yard, hope that mountain range is unaffected. Bob

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