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Well, March 22nd is just around the corner.

I've put a request into the boss to allow me to make this trip and figured we (MLS'ers) should band together and make this a forum event.


I plan to ride the Auto Train from Florida to Lorton Va.
Leave Fl Wed 4:00pm
Arrive Lorton Va 9:30am Thursday

Anybody else planning to ride the Auto train?

So, since this will be my first time, we need someone or a group that has been to the show before to come up with suggestions for the following:

Best place to stay
A resturant to eat breakfast
A place to eat dinner.
 

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Randy, Holiday Inn is the "Convention Hotel" Holiday Inn, York Buffet Breakfast Friday and Saturday...

Good Ribs and Steaks near the hotel...

Smokey Bones BBQ & Grill - York more info


1301 Kenneth Road
York, PA 17404

(717) 846-3760

smokeybones.com


Great food where most of the gang gathers.....

Lyndon Diner more info


1353 Kenneth Road
York, PA 17404

(717) 699-5523

Category:American Restaurant
 

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Randy;

I usually try to get to my college buddy's house in Lebanon County, PA on Thursday of that week, but it looks like I won't get into PA until Friday this year. I have other duties I attend to while I'm in PA, like tending to my family's cemetary plots, so I guess Dave L. and I will only attend on Saturday. We always enjoy the show. I usually try to bring enough cash to purchase "goodies" that I cannot get locally.

Perhaps I will cross paths with you on Saturday.

Best,
David Meashey
 

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I am a returnee to G after about 10 years (and college and etc....) just getting back into it. York is only 30 min away so I plan on making my first visit.
 

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Two carloads of us from the VGRS will be there. Some of us will be running live steam


Larry
 

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My wife and myself will drive 4 1/2 hrs and get there friday morning when the show opens. Friday is the best day for the show. There should be about 15 to 20 nogers ,northern ohio garden railroaders. Most of use have dinner at a place called the padock. They have good food and good prices. This will be our fifth year and we enjoy it every year. Hope to see you there pete and karen digiacomo.
 

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Larry, where do they run live steam at the show?

Is it in the building with the rest of the layouts?
 

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If you want to know anything and everyting about York and the surrounding area read Clem's Primer on the TCA's Eastern Division website. Rather comprehensive document.
 

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We'll be there bringing up the Kentucky bergade, Do you boys have any Waffle Houses in the Area ? We love our Waffle Houses.

We look forward to making some "History" this year. As History has shown us, Always wear one size larger boots when going to

Shows were you meet up with online members.
Look forward to meet-in yawl. And should you need a lession in QSI, I can help.


Jethro
 

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Well, I checked the Holiday Inn listed above and Comfort Inn which I prefer to stay at.

Holiday Inn: $139.00 per nite 2.7 miles from Show Location

Comfort Inn: $99.00 per nite 3.8 miles from show location.
2250 N George st
York, Pa 17406

Above rates are for 1 adult with AAA discount.

For 3 nights that I'm staying, it's $120.00 I can spend on trains.
 

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You love Waffle House?

I always thought they were greasy spoons.

Maybe I need to try it someday.

Me, I live for Cracker Barrel in the morning, afternoon and even for dinner.
 
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