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Re: Financial Sense vs "Image" . . .

October 17, 2020 12:02PM avatar
Chris Walker Wrote:
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> Perlman was in the Transportation industry,
> not in the Preservation industry.

gregcoit Wrote:
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> . . . In this country, there could be tax advant-
> ages to making a donation of a historic piece
> of history, even in the 1950s.
>
> The fact that some railroads took advantage
> of that, and some didn't, indicates a motiva-
> tion above and beyond just what makes fin-
> ancial sense, one way or another.


IIRC, the D&RGW sold the Silverton Branch to Bradshaw – even though it was making money for the railroad – because it didn't fit the Company's "Image" as a 'Modern Transportation System'.
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