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Rail trail would be a major draw

October 24, 2014 My name is Ben Callaghan, and I was born and raised in Tupper Lake. My wife and I now reside in East Haddam and work in nearby Hartford, Connecticut. more »»

Railroad ties

October 22, 2014 To the editor: Living in Lake Clear, I have walked many miles along the railroad bed. It is very apparent to me that the railroad ties are in extreme disrepair. more »»

A great rail trail experience

October 16, 2014 To the editor: As a lover of wild places in general and the Adirondacks in particular, I have read with great interest about the proposed Adirondack Rail Trail. more »»

So you want to rip up rails?

October 16, 2014 To the editor: Jim McCulley gives a generous explanation of saving the Adirondack Scenic Railroad. more »»

Examining Michigan’s rail trails

October 15, 2014 We are preparing the results of a study of recreational trails that looks at the use and users on three trails in northern Michigan that are all or in part on former rail beds. more »»

Save the Adirondack Scenic Railroad

October 11, 2014 To the editor: The impassioned pleas to save the Adirondack Scenic Railroad need to be put in context. more »»

Feeding a rail-trail addiction

September 24, 2014 My wife Rachel and I have been getting to know portions of our country up close and personal. more »»

A great recreational opportunity

September 23, 2014 We’ve been following with keen interest the debate in the Adirondacks over the 90-mile rail corridor connecting Lake Placid and Old Forge. more »»

Rail trails boost property values

September 18, 2014 Some years ago, I was invited to Saranac Lake to speak to public officials and business people about establishing a rail-with-trail along the underutilized corridor that bisects your towns. more »»

Ageism — a new low for train advocates

September 9, 2014 I’m old enough that nothing should surprise me, but I was shocked to read the Sept. 4 Adirondack Daily Enterprise Guest Commentary written by David Lubic of Inwood, West Virginia. Mr. more »»

Younger people prefer trains to cars

September 4, 2014 To some, the debate about whether to turn the Adirondack Scenic Railroad into a trail or to restore it to full operation may seem a fight in a sandbox. more »»

90-mile rail trail is best option

August 30, 2014 New York state’s announcement that it will review the management plan for an underused rail line through the Adirondacks is very welcome. more »»

ARTA claims are false

August 22, 2014 To the editor: Hi. I was one of the people riding motorcars on your excellent railroad in July. In spite of David Bank’s commentary, I felt very welcomed. more »»

Traveling on the rails helps you see the country a different way

August 21, 2014 I just read Keith Gorgas’s piece about his experience leading an America By Rail group around New England, from the Aug. more »»

It’s your travel corridor

August 18, 2014 On July 19-21, a group of railfans traveled to our region and rode the rails of the state-owned Lake Placid-Remsen Transportation Corridor in their little “motorcars,” also known as “rail cars” or... more »»

America by rail tour

August 16, 2014 Last October, I had the privilege of driving a bus tour around New England for America By Rail, the country’s largest purveyor of rail tours. more »»

Give rails a chance

August 15, 2014 To the editor: I am a longtime rider of railroads and want to express my concern with the continued controversy regarding the access to Adirondack rails. more »»

Railroad could be Ad’k centerpiece

August 7, 2014 On July 19, 20 and 21, New England Rail Excursions had the privilege of conducting a motorcar trip on the track that the Adirondack Scenic Railroad leases from the state of New Yor. more »»

Thank-you to supporters of Carousel’s summer gala

August 7, 2014 To the editor: The Adirondack Carousel hosted its second annual “Old Fashioned Fun” summer gala on July 19. It was a successful and fun-filled evening. more »»

Keep rail in the Tri-Lakes

August 6, 2014 The recent announcement of the impending unit management plan review for the rail corridor is welcome news, as it will provide a sensible review of competing plans. more »»

 
 
 

 

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