Category Archives: Rail Trails

The Big-3: Bedford

My 2nd Big-3 rail trail community is Bedford Massachusetts. The Minuteman Rail Trail was first proposed in 1974, 7 years before the railroad was officialy abandoned. Construction first started in 1991 and most of it was finished by 1993.  In … Continue reading

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The Big-3: Northampton

Some communities embrace rail trails more than others. I’ve always felt that 3 in particular were above and beyond the rest. My criteria is simple, a Massachusetts city or town that has 3 or more distinct rail trails and community … Continue reading

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This blog is intended to document interesting stories and observations about the Assabet River Rail Trail, especially its impact on our trail neighbors, both business and residential. Tom Kelleher is the president of the Assabet River Rail Trail 501(3)(c) non-profit … Continue reading

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