Wednesday, May 30, 2007

bike books and memorial

Of interest to anyone who has ever hiked, biked or otherwise used the C & O Canal (between Cumberland, MD and Washington, DC.) is that Capt. Thomas Hahn, USN(Ret.) passed away last week. He was one of the most prolific writers on the canal. One of the last editions of his work was the: Towpath Guide to the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal

Speaking of the C & O Canal. This is not news to most people, but I still find many still do not realize you can bike through from Pittsburgh to Washington, DC almost entirely road-free. The C & O Canal is a big part of that link. If you are planning that trip here are a few more books that you need:

and again being repetitive, but there is an economic aspect to all of this. Even before the trail was completed, Steve Farber here at Pitt completed a Survey and Economic Impact of the Allegheny Trail Alliance...


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