[DML] Re: DCS 2008 + DeLorean Archive = The Fairy Tree
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[DML] Re: DCS 2008 + DeLorean Archive = The Fairy Tree

I have been collecting DMC material for the past 20+ years and am
personal friends with many former executives, employees and others
related to DMC and, up to now, I have kept my mouth shut regarding the
failure of DMC.  Honestly, it was John's own greed that destroyed the
company.  No more, no less.  No conspiracy.  No evil person or group.
 No menacing government.  No tree.  It was simply greed for money and ego.

Those who have seen the museum know that I have acquired thousands of
documents, many from DMC itself along with many of a more personal
nature (diaries, notes, etc) from former executives.  Don't kid
yourselves...John was no saint and wanted nothing more than to take
DMC public in order to make his convertible partnership shares worth

My goal with the museum was to give an interesting look into the car
as a whole from inception to end, not to rehash the dirt, however, I
am tired of hearing the 'saint' type comments when it comes to JZD. 
My advice for those who disagree with me is to read all of the books
(minus his autobiography which is amusing at best) mesh everything
together and this will give you a realistic picture of went went wrong.

I'm sure I'm stirring up a hornets nest with these comments, but what
the heck.  


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Joe Gravelle" <skateboarderx24@...>
> If only they had left it alone, like build the factory around it
:).. that
> would have been interesting
> On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 3:38 PM, Kevin Abato <delorean@...> wrote:
> >   It was a tree on the property that via Irish legend was inhabited by
> > fairies.
> >
> > Legend tells that if you cut down the fairy's home (a.k.a. The
tree) you
> > would have bad luck.
> >
> > Nobody wanted to cut it down, and a reward was offered to anyone brave
> > enough to do it. There were still no takers. Eventually it was
removed since
> > it was in the center of the factory's floor plan and had to be
> >
> > Obviously no bad luck came of it since Delore...... Oh.... Wait....
> > Nevermind. ;)
> >
> > Kevin Abato
> > VIN# 16680
> > www.grenexmedia.com
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: "Joe" <skateboarderx24@... <skateboarderx24%40gmail.com>>
> >
> > Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 18:29:04
> > To:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <dmcnews%40yahoogroups.com>
> > Subject: [DML] Re: DCS 2008 + DeLorean Archive = The Fairy Tree
> >
> >
> > --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <dmcnews%40yahoogroups.com>,
> > "deloreanarchive"
> > <deloreanarchive@> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Saturday afternoon, George Crane (who first spotted it) and Nick
> > Sutton confirmed that
> > > the legendary "Fairy Tree" appeared in two different photographs,
> > both of which were on
> > > display in the DeLorean Museum. These were the only photos of the
> > tree that George and
> > > Nick have ever seen, so it was pretty cool to have been involved
> > with the discovery!
> > >
> > > Matt
> > >
> >
> >
> > What exactly is a "Fairy Tree" I googled it but I don't get it. I want
> > to say that I understand its part of Irish legend.
> >


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