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Re: NNG: Creating a New Tourist Railroad in Today's Climate

September 18, 2020 11:05AM avatar
Brian Norden Wrote:
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> trainrider47 Wrote:
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> -----
> > Another point to consider are the three rules
> of
> > real estate: location, location and location.
> The
> > Strasburg is located in one of the top tourist
> > areas in the country. There are also millions
> of
> > people within an easy drive of Lancaster.
>
> The last quarter century (or more) has brought
> changes to Lancaster County. "Suburbia" has
> spread out into the farm land. The Amish farms
> have been sold and those people moved on to newer
> Amish communities in Ohio and further west.
>
> Long time ago, I had a conversation with the then
> general manager of the Strasburg and he shared his
> concern that the loss of the Amish would cause a
> loss of tourists coming to see this sect, etc.
> The fewer tourists would mean fewer riders for the
> railroad. I wonder if his fears came true?
>
> Brian Norden .

The Strasburg RR is involved with the Lancaster Farmland Trust that purchases "at risk" farm properties to keep them from being subdivided. A portion of ticket sales is donated to the Trust.

Link....www.lancasterfarmlandtrust.org



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/18/2020 11:30AM by Earl.
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>>>RAIL BIKES<<<

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