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Author Topic: NY: Adirondack Park guardrails being replaced; no more "rustic" look  (Read 1049 times)

cu2010

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Saw this on the news this evening...apparently the guardrails in the Adirondack Park, with their rustic-looking brown glory, are being replaced with normal, boring galvanized steel ones.  The old ones allegedly don't hold up as well.

http://www.wwnytv.com/news/local/Adirondack-Guard-Rails-Getting-New-Look-122842794.html

Le sigh...I can understand why it's being done, but it's truly a shame...I don't want to see shiny metal glaring out at me among all of the scenery...
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A good coating of rust-converter followed by some well-specified rust-inhibitive paint in the official State color, Cayuga Brown, may do the trick.  Might save the long-suffering taxpayers of New York some money in the long run, too. :hmmm:
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