MD - Ma & Pa RailTrail - Baltimore

General discussion related to Rail Trails nationwide, including proposed rail trail routes. The official site of the Rails-To-Trails Conservancy can be found here: www.railstotrails.org.

Moderator: railtrailbiker

MD - Ma & Pa RailTrail - Baltimore

Postby cyberfool » Tue Jan 23, 2007 5:50 pm

I'm looking to make the portion of the Ma & Pa in Baltimore City (and maybe B. county) into a Rail Trail. Anyone interested in joining such an effort?

Thanks,

Jack
cyberfool
 

Postby gprimr1 » Wed Apr 11, 2007 11:53 am

Is this the old northern central ROW that you can see from the light rail near North Ave?
-Greg Primrose
Moderator: General Discussion: High Speed Rail Amtrak
"I'm leaving on a jet train, don't know when I'll be back again. Bags are packed and there ready to go."
Ave Atque Vale
User avatar
gprimr1
 
Posts: 3846
Joined: Sat Apr 01, 2006 12:39 pm
Location: Towson Maryland

Yes, sort of.....

Postby cyberfool » Thu Apr 12, 2007 4:03 pm

The section of the Ma & Pa that might be able to be seen from the Lt Rail station on North Ave is right along Falls Rd. It is already a trail, the Jones Falls Trail. The Ma&Pa RoW climbs out of the valley through the recycling center & the Potts & Callahan facility to cross under 29th & Sisson Sts. The realignment for the trail would be to use the existing "switchback" that comes off the Jones Falls Trail by the Steiff building, so the trail that I'm proposing would have its southern terminous at the Steiff building.

You asked about the North Central RoW: I'm not sure, but I thought that the Lt Rail uses it, which of course is the other side (west) of the valley.

BTW: There is a 1/2 Round house that is visable along the RoW that the city uses to store salt. It was a Ma & Pa facility. I'm not sure how rare a 1/2 round house is. Does anyone know?
cyberfool
 


Return to Rail Trails

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest