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Rail-trail debate (news)

Dammed pond dries out after state removes beaver dam

SARANAC LAKE — When the state removed train tracks for its rail trail project earlier this month it also removed a beaver dam that was creating a pond near where McKenzie Brook flows into Lake Flower. Locals in the neighborhood who frequently walk along the tracks were shocked and upset. ...

Rails will be pulled from crossings starting next week

The state Department of Transportation will begin removing rail crossings on highways in Lake Placid and Saranac Lake next week, and motorists can expect minor delays. This work is the latest in the state’s project of removing train tracks from Tupper Lake to Lake Placid and converting ...

Rails will be pulled from crossings starting next week

The state Department of Transportation will begin removing rail crossings on highways in Lake Placid and Saranac Lake next week, and motorists can expect minor delays. This work is the latest in the state’s project of removing train tracks from Tupper Lake to Lake Placid and converting ...

Rail pullers come to Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — Advance crews had already unbolted the steel rails and cut them with a blowtorch on either side of road crossings. That set the stage for another crew to pull out the train tracks — which is now happening in Saranac Lake. Mike (the Enterprise didn’t get his last name), ...