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Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,505
Posted By Trail Goer
I just stumbled across this nice study and its...

I just stumbled across this nice study and its report that was done by Alta back in 2003 from what I can gather. As we all know Alta, is the same company that has been hired again to study the same...
Forum: General Discussion 01-23-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,083
Posted By Trail Goer
What, no hovercraft? :cool: Just...

What, no hovercraft? :cool:



Just kidding.
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 01-13-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,381
Posted By Trail Goer
Harley Jacks

Today my wife and I tried Harley Jacks in Ossipee (former Sunny Villa restaurant) and I wasn't impressed. I ordered a French Onion Soup for an appetizer and the Burbon Turkey Tips for dinner. The...
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,324
Posted By Trail Goer
You’re kidding right? Last I checked the lake...

You’re kidding right? Last I checked the lake was still in NH, it hasn't moved to another state. This bill is a state bill and will affect the schools around the lake, so this has everything to do...
Forum: General Discussion 01-09-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,324
Posted By Trail Goer
Not everything is rainbows and lollypops, these...

Not everything is rainbows and lollypops, these are real world issues that can and do affect the Lakes Region, whether we like it or not. My point of sharing the info was to bring awareness to it; I...
Forum: General Discussion 01-08-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,324
Posted By Trail Goer
Gun Control on School Grounds

Looks like a bill is being introduced that if passed, will give school districts the power ban guns from school premises. Right now, only students are prohibited from possessing firearms on school...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,710
Posted By Trail Goer
There use to be a house in Rye, along the coast...

There use to be a house in Rye, along the coast the owner use to put out Palm Trees along the road during the summer and remove them for the winter. I don't recall which house it was off the top of...
Forum: History 12-19-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,338
Posted By Trail Goer
Another great site is...

Another great site is https://www.historicaerials.com/viewer I use the site a lot, especially the flashlight option. I don't know how far back the area in question goes but there can be many...
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,505
Posted By Trail Goer
I missed this one Forget the city, what does...

I missed this one
Forget the city, what does the state gain by allowing the trail in place of rail? you honestly think the state would still receive the same investment in return? My understanding...
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,505
Posted By Trail Goer
Spending money on land they don't own and have no...

Spending money on land they don't own and have no control over. It must give those that give a damn, a nice warm fuzzy feeling knowing the city just wasted 40k at the drop of a hat.
Forum: General Discussion 12-18-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,505
Posted By Trail Goer
It looks even worse considering the study was...

It looks even worse considering the study was supposed to be paid for by donations that the WOW trail was supposed to raise. I guess the voters in the city had no say in whether or not the city...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,505
Posted By Trail Goer
2. New England Southern has sole discretion of...

2. New England Southern has sole discretion of those rights under lease agreement with the state, if they feel its time to cut the cord, they are the ones that would have to file a discontinuance...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,505
Posted By Trail Goer
1. Do you know how much it cost to repair the...

1. Do you know how much it cost to repair the washout? I don't but I sure would like to see the $ amount it cost the state. Was any of that money covered in federal disaster relief funds? How much...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,505
Posted By Trail Goer
$100K to the state, the numbers don't lie and I...

$100K to the state, the numbers don't lie and I don't think the are offering to pay more than the 10% they are required. I have no idea what their overhead cost are but if it were a million a year...
Forum: General Discussion 12-17-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,505
Posted By Trail Goer
The state does not subsidize any railroad, it...

The state does not subsidize any railroad, it doesn't even subsidize the Downeaster which is a government subsidized operation. The Plymouth and Lincoln Railroad is a for profit railroad, if they...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,505
Posted By Trail Goer
https://www.laconiadailysun.com/opinion/letters_to...

https://www.laconiadailysun.com/opinion/letters_to_editor/rail-line-through-laconia-is-active-serves-the-public/article_f25333cc-fa66-11e8-90ae-734b58f6d6f1.html?fbclid=IwAR0oGycahl5JLLtrA6wUW2ID_0Gr8...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,505
Posted By Trail Goer
There's technically 4 businesses. And yes they...

There's technically 4 businesses. And yes they are turning a profit on the state owned line and the state gets 10% of those profits.

1 - Plymouth and Lincoln Railroad (Doing business as Hobo...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,505
Posted By Trail Goer
It is not a public right of way. It is a...

It is not a public right of way. It is a railroad right of way that is owned by the state. This railroad corridor is not abandoned, the state can't just do as they please, this is the reason the...
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,505
Posted By Trail Goer
Yes, the state would be the one to file the...

Yes, the state would be the one to file the petition but they can't until after all operating railroads file a discontinuance with the STB. Since both the Plymouth and Lincoln Railroad and New...
Forum: General Discussion 12-06-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,505
Posted By Trail Goer
Because the rail corridor is under common carrier...

Because the rail corridor is under common carrier status and subject to the Surface Transportation Board (STB) jurisdiction. A petition for abandonment would have to be filed with them and approved...
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,404
Posted By Trail Goer
I think its more to do with money than anything...

I think its more to do with money than anything else. The state would need the funds to construct a temporary road and the funds to restore track and parking lot on top of the money needed to repair...
Forum: General Discussion 11-21-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,404
Posted By Trail Goer
Here's some details ...

Here's some details
https://www.nh.gov/dot/projects/laconia16144/documents/16144_rpt_06242015.pdf
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,474
Posted By Trail Goer
Anyone know who will be undertaking this study...

Anyone know who will be undertaking this study and when it will start?
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,697
Posted By Trail Goer
I agree. February is the one they should and...

I agree. February is the one they should and need to keep, those are big weeks (if you include MA vacation) for those that make their living in the winter. At the very least April should be pending...
Forum: General Discussion 08-30-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,697
Posted By Trail Goer
That will never happen. There's too much money...

That will never happen. There's too much money involved with summer vacations, not just in this state but across the entire country. Places like Hampton Beach, Weirs Beach would be out of business...
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