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Rails-with-Trails: Lessons Learned

APPENDIX D: Photo Credits

DESCRIPTION, LOCATION, CREDIT

Riding alongside a freight train on the La Crosse River State Trail, La Crosse, WI, Suzan Pinsof

Baltimore-York RWT, MD, Jennifer Toole

The proposed Union Pacific RWT is feasible in parts and must be rerouted in others, Cupertino, CA, George Hudson

The Reading and Northern Railroad Company experienced a reduction in illegal dumping after the trail went in, Jim Thorpe, PA, Charles Denney

Trail designers worked with Conrail designers to ensure that their interests were addressed, concurrent to negotiation of the RWT agreement, Norristown, PA, Charles Denney

Portland's regional government, Metro, aquired the railroad property in the 1990s to allow for RWT development. Future Springwater Corridor Trail, Portland, OR, Barbara Plummer

Setback of 7.6 m (25 ft) or greater often is needed for higher speed train corridors, Stavich River Trail, OH and PA, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Narrower setback distances may be acceptable for short distances, as on this Union Pacific railroad bridge with slow-moving trains, Portland, OR, Mia Birk

Wrought iron fencing offers an aesthetically pleasing separation option. Mission City Rail Trail, San Fernando, CA, Ron Mathieu, SCRRA/Metrolink

Dual track grade crossing, Burlington, VT, Craig Della Penna

Undercrossing of Alaska Railroad Corporation tracks, Tony Knowles Coastal Rail Trail, Anchorage, AK, Andy Clarke

Overcrossing of Union Pacific tracks, Eastbank Esplanade, Portland, OR, Mia Birk

Steel Bridge Riverwalk, Portland, OR, Mia Birk

Traction Line Recreational Trail, Morristown, NJ, Craig Della Penna

Trespasser crossing Union Pacific tracks, Del Mar, CA, Peggy Gentry

4,000 student bicycle commuters use the Libba Cotton Trail daily, Chapel Hill, NC, Jennifer Toole

Elliot Bay Rail Trail, Seattle, WA, Timothy Witten

Joggers on the Burlington Waterfront Bikeway, Burlington, VT, Craig Della Penna

Coastal Rail Trail. The trail is proposed to be located near the station, Carlsbad, CA, Peggy Gentry

The BLS-Lötschberg Railway produces a series of brochures promoting the BLS-Lötschberg Railway Trail, Kander Valley, Switzerland, Unknown

Reseau Verte along Canadian Pacific Railway mainline, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, François Vermette

A section of RWT in Perth illustrates typical design and construction parameters, including 3 m (10 ft) wide asphalt path, set back from the adjacent rail line, and a 1.8 m (6 ft) chain mesh fence with three strands of barbed wire, Perth, Australia, Michael Maher

Crossing the Metrolink track on the ATSF Trail, Irvine, CA, Peggy Gentry

Location of the future Blackstone River Bikeway along the PWRR tracks, Albion, RI, Craig Della Penna

Planned future site of the Burke-Gilman Extension along the BTR tracks, Seattle, WA, Timothy Witten

Burlington Waterfront Bikeway located along the Vermont Railway Company tracks, Burlington, VT, Eric Stachon

Future trail alignment of the Coastal Rail Trail extension adjacent to the Coastline tracks, Carlsbad, CA, Peggy Gentry

Columbus Riverwalk (Chattahoochee Trail) segment located along Norfolk Southern tracks. Columbus, GA, Michele Brown

Existing segment of the Cottonbelt Trail along the DART tracks, Grapevine, TX, Michele Brown

Future site of the Five Star Trail along the Westmoreland County train tracks, Youngwood, PA, Charlie Denney

Built portion of the Kennebec River Trail, Farmingdale, ME, Russell Spinney, Maine Department of Transportation

Riding alongside a freight train on the La Crosse River State Trail, La Crosse, WI, Suzan Pinsof

Lehigh River Gorge Trail, adjacent to the Reading and Northern Railroad Company tracks, Jim Thorpe, PA, Charlie Denney

Mission City Rail Trail along the Metrolink commuter rail line, San Fernando, CA, Ron Mathieu, SCRRA/Metrolink

Platte River Trail, Denver County, CO, Rails to Trails Conservancy

The 22-mile Railroad Trail located along the Lake State Railroad, Gaylord, MI, Suzan Pinsof

Schuylkill River Trail, Norristown, PA, Charlie Denney

The highly utilized Elliot Bay Trail parallels the BNSF switching yard along a portion of the waterfront, Seattle, WA, Timothy Witten

Location of the future Springwater Corridor Trail Extension along the Oregon Pacific Railroad, Portland, OR, Barbara Plummer

Current illegal crossing location over CSX tracks on Three Rivers Heritage Trail, Pittsburgh, PA, Charlie Denney

Living fence on the Waterfront Bikeway, Burlington, VT, Craig Della Penna

Beaten path made by children crossing tracks, Oshawa Creek, Ontario (Canada), Constable William Law, Canadian Pacific Railway

New trail next to tracks leads to track undercrossing, Oshawa Creek, Ontario (Canada), Constable William Law, Canadian Pacific Railway

Amtrak station bike parking being used to capacity, Davis, CA, Michael Kiesling

Adequate space along parts of proposed RWT, Cupertino, CA, George Hudson

Tunnel along proposed RWT. Trail will be re-routed in this section, Cupertino, CA, George Hudson

The Union Pacific Railroad planned track expansion led to a search for better alternatives, Davis, CA, Michael G Jones

Proposed site of Indian Head Trail, adjacent to Naval Surface Warfare Center Railroad, Charles County, MD, Jennifer Toole

Environmentally sensitive area on proposed Downeast Trail along the abandoned Calais Branch owned by the State of Maine. Rizzo Associates

Trespassing can lead to potentially deadly consequences. Lake State Railroad tracks, Gaylord, MI, Suzan Pinsof

Derailed train, Bourbonnais, IL, National Traffic Safety Board

Elliot Bay Trail, Seattle, WA, Timothy Witten

Setback and fencing along the Showgrounds Pathway RWT, Perth, Australia, Michael Maher

Grade separation along Schuylkill River Trail, Norristown, PA, Charlie Denney

At-grade crossing, Dixon, CA, Chris Gioia

Crossing treatment on the suburban rail network in Perth. Gates automatically close when train is approaching. Users are alerted to the presence of approaching train by flashing lights and audible bells. Gates remain locked until trains have passed, Perth, Australia, Michael Maher

Crossing at the City West Station, Perth, Australia, Michael Maher

Transit station pedestrian crossing, Beaverton, OR, David Lanning, Oregon Department of Transportation

Dual track grade crossing, Burlington, VT, Craig Della Penna

Steel Bridge Riverwalk warning sign, Portland, OR, Mia Birk

Transit station warning sign, Beaverton, OR, David Lanning, Oregon Department of Transportation

Warning sign, Kennebec Rail-Trail, Farmingdale, ME, Michael G. Jones

Active warning devices at Burlington Waterfront Bikeway track crossing, Burlington, VT, Eric Stachon

Appletree Park Underpass, Vancouver, WA, George Hudson

Platte River Trail, Denver County, CO, Rails to Trail Conservancy

Tony Knowles Coastal Rail Trail tunnel, Anchorage, AK, Andy Clarke

Trail-rail overcrossing, San Luis Obispo, CA, Bill Mulder, RRM Design Group

Bridge over Union Pacific Tracks, Portland, OR, Mia Birk

Buried fiber optic cable under Washington & Old Dominion Trail, Fairfax County, VA, Hugh Morris

Siding along site of proposed RWT, Kelowna, B.C., Canada, George Hudson

Steel Bridge Riverwalk, Portland, OR, Mia Birk

Harpers Ferry Bridge, Harpers Ferry, VA, Rails to Trails Conservancy

Single track tunnel on Lake Oswego Trolley Line, Lake Oswego, OR, Mia Birk

RWT designs must take endangered species into consideration, Victorville, CA, George Hudson

Tree-lined RWT looking north, Burlington, VT, Craig Della Penna

Lighting on Eastbank Esplanade, Portland OR, George Hudson

Trailhead Sign, Burlington, VT, Eric Stachon

Signing on the Railroad Trail, Gaylord, MI, Suzan Pinsof

Equestrian RWT users require special design considerations, Bourbon, MO, Meramec Trail Riding Club

Steel Bridge Riverwalk warning sign, Portland, OR, Mia Birk

Trail regulations sign, Santa Clarita, CA, Ron Mathieu, SCRRA/Metrolink

Updated: 02/11/2014
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