That is a good question. An article from the Foundation for Economic Education stated that the” basic property-law principle is clear at least to some courts involved in rail-trail cases. When a landowner has land taken by the government for a
A history of the Charles River Branch Railroad can be found here. A more detailed history of railways in Massachusetts and Connecticut can be found here in an article from the Catskill Archives.
Our town is similar in many ways to surrounding towns such as Weston. In the late 1990’s there was an effort by a small group of individuals to install a rail trail in the Town of Weston. The effort in many