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My Passion for Railroads

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JoelTrainEngineerby Joel Richter

[In our latest newsletter, we’re featuring members of the Executive Board of FORR and will be highlighting others in our next newsletter. Joel is a founding member and has been President of Friends of the Railroad since its inception.]

Ever since I can remember, I have had a love for trains and railroads. When I was young, as steam locomotives were being replaced by those that were diesel powered, my father would take our family to visit the places which had them. “Where there is steam, we will go,” he would say.

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Santa Trains Cancelled (2014)

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The Friends of the Railroad, Inc., regrets to announce Santa Trains will not take place in Victor, NY, in 2014. A contract to host the Santa Trains with Finger Lakes Railway could not be secured this year. Unfortunately, this train will not be running in 2014.

We thank everyone in the Victor community and from other communities across New York State and beyond, for your continued interest in the Friends of the Railroad train rides in Victor, NY.

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