Would a Laramie, WY railroad vacation rental work?

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#1
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.
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Engine moved to Railroad Park and old Depot 1 block away.
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#2
Come to Wyoming - It Blows!! :D
or
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 :)
Cheers!
Matt L
 


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