I first walked the old Salem - Lowell railbed ten years ago as part of a series of articles for the Weekly News
. One summer, my dog and I traversed the city on foot, describing what I saw and uncovering local history along the proposed trail. After the series was published, then-Mayor Peter Torigian remarked, “I only hope it really gets built.” And, here we are today – a vision realized.
It wasn’t much of a trail then. My first impressions were similar to those captured by… Continue