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ELIZABETHTOWN | A congressional candidate is calling for federal authorities to investigate the plan by a railroad company to store unused rail cars on 22 miles of tracks within the Adirondack Park. more

Nov 14, 2017 9:30 AM The Sun 1 Comments

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MINERVA | The first rail cars arrived in the central Adirondacks last week, slowly snaking their way along the Boreas River before eventually stopping on the track north of North Club Woods Road in Minerva. more

Oct 24, 2017 1:00 PM , The Sun

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Two years after first being proposed, plans by the Saratoga & North Creek Railway to store unused train cars on state land in the southern Adirondacks has reignited controversy. more

Oct 11, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Adirondack Council has painted a foreboding portrait of the Adirondack Park, calling its successes “threatened” by a confluence of internal and external forces. more

Oct 10, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

NORTH CREEK — It resembled a roller coaster ride, rather than a train ride, to get Warren County’s contract with Saratoga & North Creek Railway approved last week. more

Mar 23, 2016 2:00 PM The Sun

As if thousands of oil tankers clattering through the North Country wasn’t enough, movement is underway to store them here, too. more

Sep 9, 2015 6:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County lawmakers said Tuesday they need more information before sounding off on the Saratoga & North Creek Railway’s plan to store a fleet of decommissioned oil tanker cars on the tracks between Newcomb and Saratoga Springs. more

Sep 8, 2015 2:30 PM The Sun

NEWCOMB — Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve appealed to Governor Andrew Cuomo to take action on a proposal by a private rail company to store hundreds of discarded oil tank cars on railroad tracks in the High Peaks. more

Sep 5, 2015 8:00 AM The Sun

Governor Cuomo, We write on behalf of Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve to urge your administration to take immediate action to assert jurisdiction over the ill-conceived proposal by the Saratoga and North Creek Railroad, LLP... more

Aug 25, 2015 10:04 AM Letters to the Editor

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Hundreds of train tank cars will be rolling over the Warren County railroad tracks in upcoming months and will be stored near Tahawus, if plans of Saratoga-North Creek Railway executives are realized. more

Aug 3, 2015 12:00 PM The Sun

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