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NORTH CREEK | The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has asked federal authorities to put the brakes on their application to have a stretch of railway in the southeastern Adirondacks abandoned. more

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NORTH CREEK | Rail bike excursions on train tracks north of North Creek have proven to be popular and are boosting tourism by bringing thousands of people into the hamlet, the co-founders of Revolution Rail recently told Warren County supervisors. more

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NORTH CREEK | Prompted by complaints voiced Sept. 28 by Warren County supervisors, employees of an enterprise seeking to operate excursions on the county’s railroad tracks sent workers to the North Creek train station to clean up... more

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NORTH CREEK | The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and state Attorney General’s Office have formally asked federal authorities to declare the railway between North Creek and Tahawus abandoned. more

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NORTH CREEK | The trash, construction debris and other refuse left behind around the North Creek Train Station by the former operator of the Saratoga-North Creek Railway is now gone. more

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NEWCOMB | The state has formally moved to declare the stretch of railway from North Creek to Tahawus abandoned. more

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LAKE GEORGE | Members of the Warren County Board of Supervisors met in executive session on Aug. 10 with principals of OmniTrax and the Denver-based Broe Group to discuss a takeover of the rail corridor from Corinth to North Creek. more

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NORTH CREEK | The last of the oil tankers stored on railway sidings in the central Adirondacks have been removed. more

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NORTH CREEK | Bob and Kelly Nessle said a project to create a New York State Museum of Skiing & Ski Hall of Fame in North Creek is still in the beginning stages, but future plans include creating an artist’s rendering and hiring an architect. more

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QUEENSBURY | The chief executive of Saratoga & North Creek Railway has threatened to discontinue the train service soon between the two municipalities unless he and his associates are paid millions of dollars for the 30-mile stretch of track they... more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | U.S. Sen. Charles “Chuck” Schumer has become the latest lawmaker to blast the storage of unused rail cars in the Adirondacks. more

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state faces an uphill climb, noting his eighth annual agenda is the "most challenging agenda that I have ever put forth." more

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MINERVA | As many as 65 unused rail cars will be removed from tracks in the central Adirondacks following state action. more

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ALBANY | The state Department of Environmental Conservation has sent a cease and desist letter to the railway that is transferring rail cars to the Adirondacks for storage. more

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In reference to the proposal by Mayor Blais of Lake George to legally remove Iowa Pacific’s oil tanker junkyard on the Tahawus rail spur, the Adirondack Council and its consulting lawyers might have found a way. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Adirondack Council is encouraging residents to directly lobby Warren Buffett to intervene on a controversial rail car storage plan. more

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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

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MINERVA | The Adirondack Park Agency and Department of Environmental Conservation are against a rail car storage plan. more

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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

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We are very concerned with the Iowa Pacific’s plan to move and store old rail cars in the Adirondack Park. more

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