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Roger Cole

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If you've ever wanted a park train
« on: March 20, 2021, 04:59:19 PM »
A 114 year-old amusement park in Clementon, NJ is being sold at auction.

From the article "NJ.com reported that the park has almost 400 items on its inventory, including a 40-person arc swing, a 360-degree loop ride, a ferris wheel and a train system complete with cooled propane engine, rail system and three 18-foot long cars."

I don't know the gauge, but if you've always wanted a park train, here's your opportunity. They don't come up for sale very often.

https://www.foxnews.com/travel/new-jersey-theme-park-114-to-be-auctioned
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Re: If you've ever wanted a park train
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2021, 05:06:05 PM »
A good link is here: https://crgllc.com/auctions/clementon-park-splash-world/.  From reading an article about it, it looks like the seller is hoping any buyer will re-open the park and operate it.

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C. P. Huntington 24” track gauge “around the park” train system with LP powered water cooled engine, (3) 18’ coaches, railroad crossing with lights and gate

Keith Taylor

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Re: If you've ever wanted a park train
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2021, 06:00:32 PM »
I would want a Cagney over a C. P. Huntington
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Re: If you've ever wanted a park train
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2021, 08:04:28 PM »
I’m sure Jason would like a carousel at Alna Center. Me, I’d love to have a Scrambler in my yard.

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Re: If you've ever wanted a park train
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2021, 02:27:42 PM »
Could we put the arc swing in the parking lot? 8)

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Re: If you've ever wanted a park train
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2021, 07:49:49 PM »
You would need proper signalling for grade crossings.

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Re: If you've ever wanted a park train
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2021, 10:24:43 PM »
Well, that would be ONE way to generate more traffic to TOM or Alna Ctr,....

..but MOVING it there would be a B**CH!  :o :-\ :-[ :-*