NY - New Rail Trail In Albany County

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NY - New Rail Trail In Albany County

Post by railtrailbiker » Thu Jan 27, 2005 6:09 pm

New York state will use more than $738,000 in federal money to develop new multi-use trails in Albany County and expand public access to a Saratoga County historic site, Gov. George Pataki announced Thursday.

The Land and Water Conservation Fund grants include $350,000 to help Albany County acquire a nine-mile section of an abandoned rail line running from the Port of Albany, through Delmar and Slingerlands to Voorheesville. The county will work with Scenic Hudson, a nonprofit private group, to convert the rail bed to a multi-use trail.
http://albany.bizjournals.com/albany/st ... ily38.html

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Post by Agent at Clicquot » Wed Dec 14, 2005 5:34 pm

I've seen this route while driving between Albany and Selkirk. It goes through a reasonably deep valley.

I would've liked to shot trains on this route ... biking it will be cool, too.

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Post by RussNelson » Sat May 24, 2008 9:02 pm

Anybody know the name or status of this trail?

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Re: NY - New Rail Trail In Albany County

Post by Sylvain727 » Sun Sep 26, 2010 8:49 pm

:-) Which railroad company using this former railroad track before abandonment ?
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Re: NY - New Rail Trail In Albany County

Post by shlustig » Sat Oct 09, 2010 8:35 am

This was the Albany Main of the D&H.

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