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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 »»

Lessons from the Erie Canalway Trail

August 2, 2014 As the state considers the best use of our Remsen-Lake Placid rail corridor, there are lessons to be learned from a new economic impact study of the Erie Canalway Trail, which runs across the state... more »»

No way to run a railroad

August 1, 2014 The Adirondack Scenic Railroad has long argued that the state should allow it to operate its tourist train along the full length of the 120-mile, state-owned Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corrido. more »»

The truth must be revealed

July 29, 2014 Your recent article about the proposed rail trail connecting Lake Placid, Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake left me with some questions. more »»

Rails to trails in Adirondack Park?

July 25, 2014 I read the article in your paper, the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, about the rail group that conducted an excursion from Remsen to Lake Placid this past weeken. more »»

Rail or trail, which experience?

July 24, 2014 To the editor: The rail “speeders” pictured in Chris Knight’s July 21 report went through our town the other day; looked like they were having a great time! Actually, it looked very much like one o... more »»

To see a great rail trail, look to Wisconsin

July 22, 2014 To the editor: Now that the state of New York has signaled support for an Adirondack Rail Trail, Adirondack residents can begin to look forward to a difference-making economic shot in the arm. more »»

Rails, trails and population

July 12, 2014 There are conflicting claims of the viability of the Adirondack Scenic Railroad and the trail that is proposed to replace it. more »»

Virginia Creeper is good model for Adirondacks

July 9, 2014 To the editor: I’ve recently been reading the discussion in your area about the possibility of the Adirondack Rail Trai. more »»

 
 

 

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