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Hi Rail Fans,
I need advice. I live in what could almost be considered "literally" on the tracks in Laramie, WY (50 feet max), on a main UP line. The engines stop in front of the house -- probably parked 1-2 hrs/day total between the various engines. I'm considering turning my house into a vacation rental but don't know enough about railroading to know if this idea would fly. Thoughts or opinions are much appreciated!
Photos from front door.
Engine moved to Railroad Park and old Depot 1 block away.
Come to Wyoming - It Blows!!
Laramie WY - home of 3 things: Trains, Wind and the Coyboys
(I was born in Cheyenne, so I get a pass to make fun of the place)
ok - actual question - Train watching rental house.
No clue what the demand is for such things - but have seen at the back of Trains Magazine http://trn.trains.com/
add listings for "railfan rental lodging" - and some of the places are picturesque "Bill, WY" therefore there has to be some kind of demand out there for it.
try listing it and see what happens
You might like to peruse this link for the Okefenokee Cottage
in Folkston, GA:
It is similar to what you are proposing.
Folkston is a popular railfan location, but a tiny town.
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