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Fostoria, OH
Posted by Railfan1 on Friday, August 10, 2007 5:16 PM
Wasn't there talk of a railfan park in Fostoria, OH?
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Posted by JoeKoh on Friday, August 10, 2007 7:49 PM

yep plans are underway for a railpark but like any other railfan or rail excursion operation they need $$$.they are having a railfest on sept 22 this year.hope to see you there.

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Posted by alstom on Friday, August 10, 2007 8:34 PM
Yes, the old warehouse/slaughterhouse that stands in between all three diamonds is to be torn down and leveled and made into a railfan park. This is thanks to the "Fostoria Railfan Preservation Society (FRPS)." When I was last to Fostoria on 7/15/07, they have the building cleared out and are ready to begin tearing it down. Once this is complete, it will make views of all three mainlines from one location easier.
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Posted by Railfan1 on Saturday, August 11, 2007 7:33 AM
Wow! I Will  be out there for sure when that's done. I've always wanted to go there but I'm a little weary of going somewhere so far away without a desingnated place to watch the action because of not being sure I could find somewhere to watch.
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Posted by Railfan1 on Saturday, August 11, 2007 7:35 AM
 JoeKoh wrote:

they are having a railfest on sept 22 this year.hope to see you there.

 

I am actually going to be in Rochelle, IL. that week so I won't be able to. Let me know when that railfan park is finished though and I will be there for sure.

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Posted by Railfan1 on Saturday, August 11, 2007 7:36 AM
Thanks for the info guys.
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Posted by Railfan1 on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 3:11 PM
Is there an estimated completion date on it?
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