NAME :   Michael L. Harless
ADDRESS :   1053 Indian Rock Road Lebanon Church, VA 22641
DATE :   07/20/09
COMMENTS :   Please do this! What possible better use could be found for such a beautiful trail.
NAME :   Rick Hancock
ADDRESS :   1115 Dare Rd. Grafton, Va. 23692
DATE :   7/13/09
COMMENTS :   I have Mt. Biked solo and guided multi-day trips on the Western Maryland/C&O Canal/ and Allegheny Passage Trails. My groups are always pleased with the trail conditions, and sights along the routes. We make use of various vendors (Weavers, C&O Bike Shop,
NAME :   Mark J. Shields
ADDRESS :   1612 Greensprings Ave. West Mifflin, PA 15122
DATE :   07-05-2009
COMMENTS :   Ive been seeing this right-of-way, especially the bridges, for years, from the canal, and would love to see it made accessible.
NAME :   Roy Stevanus
ADDRESS :   324 High Street Elizabeth Pennsylvania 15037
DATE :   6/24/2009
COMMENTS :   This would be the most scenic trail in the Mid-Atlantic region! I would love to ride from Connellsville to Hancock, perhaps some day to Baltimore!
NAME :   Robert Fix
ADDRESS :   373 Daycotah Ave Hagerstown, MD
DATE :   6/24/2009
COMMENTS :   Would be nice to get updates on the progress of this project.
NAME :   Denise Shorb
ADDRESS :   140 Chevy Chase Street Gaithersburg, MD 20878
DATE :   06/19/2009
COMMENTS :   I love biking the WMRT! It is cooler on hot days than other trails closer to the city. Safe and fun way to get children to bike! I love seeing the families enjoy the outdoors.
NAME :   David Feath
ADDRESS :   4701 Ruth Ann Street, Harrisburg PA
DATE :   June 10, 2009
COMMENTS :   Ive walked most of the WM from (near) Paw Paw to Little Orleans. That line NEEDS to become a rail-trail. And despite what adjacent landowners say, it doesnt hurt them.
NAME :   James T. Harper
ADDRESS :   26 Buttonwood Lane Carlisle, Pa. 17015
DATE :   04/25/09
COMMENTS :   Love to ride my bicycle in this area.
NAME :   Jack Stout
ADDRESS :   815 S. Ellwood Ave
DATE :   Mar 30, 2009
COMMENTS :   Recreation trails work best when they connect with other trails. We need to preserve this RoW & make it into a rail trail.
NAME :   wayne hargy
ADDRESS :   801 trost avenue cumberland ,md 21502
DATE :   03/22/2009
COMMENTS :   would like to see it happen in my lifetime, needs to be done!!!
NAME :   David A. Curtis
ADDRESS :   1401 Parrs Ridge Dr Spencerville, MD 20868
DATE :   3/10/2009
COMMENTS :   Would like to see trail completed in its intirety. I will be moving to nearr Cumberland in May of this year and will be doing some research of my own about WMRR
NAME :   Matt Butcher
ADDRESS :   340 Gantt Drive Martinsburg, WV 25403
DATE :   3/8/2009
COMMENTS :   I support the conversion of the old WM to bike trails. I have ridden on both the new sections of the Allegheny Highlands trail that follows the Connellsville Sub and the trail out of Elkins that will eventually encompass the infamous Black Fork grade. To
NAME :   Paul W. Auman Sr.
ADDRESS :   33 Johns Drive Enola, Pa. 17025
DATE :   03/03/09
COMMENTS :   Any new information on the extension?
NAME :   Pat Roberts
ADDRESS :   P O Box 312, St Marks, Fl
DATE :   2-2009
COMMENTS :   We live next to a bike trail lots of fun, my gfather walked from PawPaw to Cumberland to work on the rr.
NAME :   robert allen
ADDRESS :   6326 south lee st morrow ga 30260
DATE :   12-30-08
COMMENTS :   
NAME :   franceshayesmatthews
ADDRESS :   my gfather harry hayes-worked on the rr.my father] uncle where born in magolia wv, my mother also. all went to school in magolia.myself and sister were born there.we still have family in magolia- paw paw.we a hve a lot of family there.we have our reunions
DATE :   12-30-2008
COMMENTS :   
NAME :   Richard Scholz
ADDRESS :   199 Cheohee Valley Rd Tamassee, SC 29686
DATE :   12/21/08
COMMENTS :   This is a great idea. Areas like this need to be preserved and opened up for access for everyone to be able to experience and enjoy.
NAME :   Robert D. Sherman
ADDRESS :   309 18th Ave Brooklyn Park, MD 21225
DATE :   12/18/08
COMMENTS :   This would be a fantastic trail that would offer scenic and historical interest that will draw more people to this economically challenged area. This would be a logical addition to existing trails and preserve some fantastic bridges and tunnels for future
NAME :   W. Bendell
ADDRESS :   Hagerstown, MD 21740
DATE :   11/17/2008
COMMENTS :   Why Not? This is a National Treasure in our own backyard.
NAME :   Vince LoGreco
ADDRESS :   138 Parkview Drive Phoenixville, PA 19460
DATE :   11/10/2008
COMMENTS :   Great website. I hope this becomes a reality and we can bike the WM from Connelsville to Big Pool and enjoy the tunnels and the bridges that this section offers.
NAME :   robert m warner, jr.
ADDRESS :   5018 DURHAM COURT COLUMBIA, MD 21044
DATE :   NOV. 6, 2008
COMMENTS :   We need this extension as it will be an asset to Alleganey Co. and counties in WV. Please begin the construction soon.
NAME :   robert m warner, jr.
ADDRESS :   5018 DURHAM COURT COLUMBIA, MD 21044
DATE :   NOV. 6, 2008
COMMENTS :   W
NAME :   Donald G ODell
ADDRESS :   13148 Resh Road Hagerstown, MD 21740
DATE :   11/05/08
COMMENTS :   
NAME :   Steven C. Diehl
ADDRESS :   18 E Main St Apt 3 Everett, PA 15537
DATE :   10/23/2008
COMMENTS :   This is absolutely awesome!!! I volunteer for the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad in Cumberland and I enjoy seeing what artifacts still remain on or along the WMRY R-O-W! Long live the Wild Mary!!!
NAME :   edward maffei
ADDRESS :   2666 woodland avenue pittsburgh, pa 15212
DATE :   10/22/08
COMMENTS :   beautiful countryside
NAME :   Paul & Carole Bergmann
ADDRESS :   12931 Prices Distillery Rd. Clarksburg, Maryland 20871
DATE :   9/20/2008
COMMENTS :   The existing rail trail is one of Marylands great resources...the extension would make it a world class treasure!
NAME :   Patricia
ADDRESS :   Westminster MD
DATE :   8/22/08
COMMENTS :   It would be great to have a trail through the area. Thank You for the pictures and info.
NAME :   Vincent Indiveri
ADDRESS :   320 White Horse Pike Apt A Haddon Heights, N.J. 08035
DATE :   8/20/2008
COMMENTS :   Its a real shame that we are losing our historic railroads.
NAME :   Scott Shiley
ADDRESS :   20 Coventry Court Brick, NJ 08724
DATE :   08/20/08
COMMENTS :   I am formerly from Johnstown, PA and am an avid railroad buff, hiker, biker, and general nature lover. I have traveled to 37 States in my life and can think of few places, if any, more beautiful that the Loops of the Potomac on the former Western Maryland
NAME :   Mike Mullins
ADDRESS :   P.O. Box 168 St. Albans, WV 25177
DATE :   8/15/8
COMMENTS :   As a long time fan of the Wild Mary, I think the least that anyone could do would be to preserve the road-bed into a rail-trail, for future generations.
NAME :   Philip Roszak
ADDRESS :   1310 Banyan Circle Bel Air MD, 21014
DATE :   August 13, 2008
COMMENTS :   I learned about history of the area two years ago and have been fascinated by it ever since. Plan to make many more trips out west and would love to see this section of the WMR as a railtrail.
NAME :   Bryan Love
ADDRESS :   Harrisonburg, Va. 22801
DATE :   8/1/08
COMMENTS :   I would use this trail, and I know others who would. I believe it would alson relieve the canal when repairs are needed or flooding occurs.
NAME :   Joseph Rockey
ADDRESS :   125 S CENTRAL HIGHWOOD, ILLINOIS 60040
DATE :   JULY 31, 2008
COMMENTS :   The scenic and historical aspects of this beautiful area would make this a prime destination for out-of-state visitors should a bike trail be developed here!
NAME :   ALAN HYKES
ADDRESS :   1475 CHAPEL DR YORK PA 17404
DATE :   7/10/08
COMMENTS :   
NAME :   Garrett R. Miller
ADDRESS :   4199 Waterway Drive Dumfries, VA 22025
DATE :   7 July 2008
COMMENTS :   This area is without a doubt the most beautiful in Maryland. The WM right of way needs to be preserved.
NAME :   Helen Glazer
ADDRESS :   8424 Carlynn Drive, Bethesda, MD, 20817
DATE :   6/22/08
COMMENTS :   Having hiked the entire C & O Canal some years ago I would love to be able to hike this trail. At 83 it would be an incentive for me to stay on my feet.
NAME :   Abe Glazer
ADDRESS :   5727 Clover Drive, Lisle, IL 60532`
DATE :   6/20/08
COMMENTS :   I just rode the Great Allegheny Passage a few weeks ago and this addition would be a great addition to the trail system.
NAME :   ROBERT M. WARNER, JR.
ADDRESS :   5018 DURHAM COURT COLUMBIA, MD 21044
DATE :   MAY 26, 2008
COMMENTS :   WE HAVE REALLY ENJOYED THE TRAIL AST AND WEST OF HANCOCK. AND CONTINUING IT WEST TO NORTH BRANCH WOULD BE SUPER AND AN ASSET TO ALL COUNTIES IT PASSES THRU. IT WOULD NOT TAKE AWAY ANY USE OF THE TOWPATH AS THE TWO WOULD SERVE DIFFERENT PURPOSES. PLEASE CO
NAME :   Tim Kelly
ADDRESS :   355 Yorkshire Dr. Hagerstown MD 21740
DATE :   5/5/2008
COMMENTS :   I would love to see the whole thing turned into a rail trail and be able to ride to Cumberland. The history of the area is rich and needs to be preserved for the future generations.
NAME :   KEITH WORKMAN
ADDRESS :   2786 Chippewa Rd. Orrville Ohio 44667
DATE :   May 4, 2008
COMMENTS :   I love the W.M. Railtrail and the C&O Canal and would live to see Western Maryland railbed converted in to a bike and walking trail. Thanks.
NAME :   raymond burnheimer
ADDRESS :   265 schoolhouse hill rd. fayetteville pa.
DATE :   april 9 2008
COMMENTS :   
NAME :   William E. Hahn
ADDRESS :   6809 Granby Street Bethesda, Maryland 20817
DATE :   3 April 2008
COMMENTS :   This right of way should be maintained as a recreational trail.
NAME :   David C. Weber
ADDRESS :   900 West 7th Street Frederick, MD 21701
DATE :   March 31, 2008
COMMENTS :   Lets get this done before we lose the right of way
NAME :   Erik fletcher
ADDRESS :   260 Montgomery rd Rising Sun Md
DATE :   3 3 08
COMMENTS :   I would love to see this right of way as a trail . I was a teenager back in the early 1980s . We used to have A cabin right next to the CSX in Magnolia WV I used to spend days in the summer walking on the old WM right of way . I used to go out on the brid
NAME :   Earl Renner Jr
ADDRESS :   9909 Premiere View Cr. Hagerstown Md. 21740
DATE :   3-1-2008
COMMENTS :   think this is a great Idea at least this way you could see where the trains used to run. This is Beautiful country.
NAME :   Robert Stear
ADDRESS :   68 Sunrise Crescent Rochester, NY 14622
DATE :   2/29/08
COMMENTS :   
NAME :   Bob schuppin
ADDRESS :   1208 jefferson ave West Islip, NY 11795
DATE :   02/24/2008
COMMENTS :   Will be the most scenic bike trail in the east when completed
NAME :   Michael Weir
ADDRESS :   100 Roberts Ln #100 Alexandria, VA 22314
DATE :   02/20/2008
COMMENTS :   I am curious about all old railroads, rather they be in Maryland,Virgina,Colorado...anywhere. I know economics fortell the death knell of many rail lines, but have always wondered what was the history of many I have come across while exploring the web. Yo
NAME :   David A. Curtis Sr.
ADDRESS :   141 Parrs Ridge Dr Spencerville, MD 20904
DATE :   2/20/2008
COMMENTS :   P would like ti know more about the WN and its track lines. Wfere they were and when they were shut down
NAME :   Terry R. Irwin
ADDRESS :   30 Carriage Hill Drive Hagerstown, MD 21742
DATE :   19Feb08
COMMENTS :   My family and I have walked/biked the WM Rail-Trail for years and would love to see it extended!