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Riding into history: railroads, Boutwell, and an old mill

I grew up in a small town in Massachusetts called Groton. Not Groton, Connecticut, mind you: that johnny-come-lately town was named after my town, and is famous only for the submarine base. 670 more words


Missouri's Rock Island Trail Cements Leadership Position in Trail Development

\When I recently wrote about Missouri’s magnificent Katy Trail,  I didn’t realize that the Show Me State was about to be handed an incredible opportunity to develop another long rail trail corridor. 489 more words


Take 10 minutes, it may turn into something beutiful...

Whilst driving through central Victoria, spring slapped me in the face!

As I recently passed through Axedale, I once again passed over the Campaspe river and passed a fleeting eye over the… 144 more words

Scenes from the Rail Trail: October 12, 2014

Oh, it was a glorious day for a bike ride!

I suited up and hit the rail trail a few days ago. It’s turning to fall now, and that means…well, of course it means that the leaves on the trees are turning spectacular shades of gold and red and orange. 432 more words

Work Day - Oct 18th!

What we’ll be doing: we will continue the work on the upper part of the Bridal Veil Falls trail (south side). The Forest Service has just completed some more ditching along the trail bed using their excavator and we need to the… 354 more words

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Bicycle travels: Nashua River Rail Trail

This story begins almost two centuries ago, when the mills came to New England. They built great cities; Waltham and Lowell were but the first. And these cities sat on rivers, for the mills needed water power to run their great machines, and to dump the chemical wastes from their production. 819 more words


another work filled week and I finally feel better!

Happy weekend guys! My week flew by because I worked most days and had my free days pretty packed too.
The weather in Charlotte has been unseasonably warm so, when I got back on Sunday, I went for a walk with Serena on the rail trail before dinner and loved catching up like that! 144 more words