Friday, June 24, 2005

D.C. has just the ticket to travel old rail lines - Washington Weekend - The Washington Times, America's Newspaper

I read the Washington Post more often but someone left their Times on the table at work. After rideing the C and O Canal trail I was sort of wondering what my next step would be. The Times gave me several options. One of them, the Baltimore-Annapolis Trail I have already done. But I am looking forward to my next bicycle trip.



D.C. has just the ticket to travel old rail lines - Washington Weekend - The Washington Times, America's Newspaper: "D.C. has just the ticket to travel old rail lines

By Anne H. Oman
SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES
June 23, 2005

Clickety, click. Fast-turning wheels run lickety-split across a trestle some 70 feet above Rock Creek, hurtling toward Georgetown in a blur of motion.
From 1910 until 1985, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O) trains crossed this trestle, hauling coal and building supplies from the main line to Chevy Chase, Bethesda and Georgetown. Today, derailleurs make the clicking sound, and the rolling stock on this popular rail trail consists of bicycles, inline skates, wheelchairs and baby carriages. " Click the link for more.
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