Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #503 – Feb 27, 2017



Saving old railroad corridors as trails is not only good recreation policy, it is good railroad policy. They [abandoned rail corridors] may be appropriate for rail use in the future. If they are destroyed now, we will never be able to reassemble them again.

—ANDREW ‘DREW’ LEWIS, Secretary of Transportation (1981-83) and a former Chairman and CEO for Union Pacific Railroad (1986-97), 1990, 1931-

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