Dec 27, 2009

Stewartstown Railroad's future derailed?

(York Daily Record) For more than a year, some shareholders and supporters have been trying to get the Stewartstown Railroad back on the tracks.
They've done some work to repair the roof on the station in Stewartstown and prepared a business plan to that could allow the company to open at least a mile of track for tourist rides within a year.
But the 124-year-old railroad company is fast running out of time.
If it can't repay more than $350,000 in debt by Jan. 30, its biggest assets -- including two stations and an engine house listed on the National Register of Historic Places -- will be sold at sheriff's sale. Continued

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