Trail Extension Underway

Trail Extension Underway Work to finish the “last mile” of the Northern Rail Trail, plus a one-mile extension – all of which will be known as the Mascoma River Greenway – moved quickly forward this summer. Railroad construction company DeAngelis of Worcester, Mass., lifted rails and ties, preparing the corridor for grading and paving between…

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Mile Marker Donors

We want to express our appreciation for your generosity in support of The Northern Rail Trail. Your personal commitment is incredibly helpful in our goal of restoring the mile markers along the trail. MILE MARKER DONORS 141/2 Clark & Happy Griffiths 140/3 Missing 139/4 Clark & Happy Griffiths 138/5 Schuster, Buttrey & Wing P.A. 137/6…

Height of Land Project

The site is Height of Land Rd. in Grafton, just before Tewksbury Pond. The date Friday June 15 It’s a small bridge and should be a quick, but buggy  railing job. Because of the location materials will be loaded on my truck and delivered to the site using a gate. ** 6-6-12  volunteers needed to do some…

Adopt a Mile Marker Program

Erected during the days of steam c.1900, the markers announced the distances northbound to WRJ – White River Jct. – and southbound to B – Boston Many remain in Merrimack Co. where they have been recently repainted. But here in Grafton Co. most disappeared in the mid 1900’s when the abandoned corridor became the Northern…