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A rail trail — by popular demand

November 5, 2013
By Dick Beamish , Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates

Perhaps the oddest criticism yet directed at those who want to create a recreational trail on the old Adirondack railroad line from Lake Placid to Old Forge came from Bill Branson in his Sept. 24 commentary entitled "Elitists skew truth about railroad." Mr. Branson, who is president of the Adirondack Railway Preservation Society, describes those who favor a recreational trail as "the elite few (who) really seek to exclude the general public from this asset that is the travel corridor."



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