This video shows the Rail Corridor for the most part BEFORE development of the Salem and Methuen Sections with some glimpses of the completed northern sections. This video is about the Lawrence and Manchester Railroad. The Manchester and Lawrence Railroad was a railroad company that was chartered in New Hampshire by businessmen from Manchester, to…


I meant to post this about five times in the last 2 weeks. I have been a little busy and I can count the number of times i have ridden my bike on one hand. I wanted to try out Derry’s new pavement..and the decision is that pavement is SWEET – no pavement is painful….


Published: August 04, 2009 03:29 am Derry bike path pavedBy Eric Parry DERRY — The first section of the town's bike path has been paved aspart of a $315,000 project. The asphalt was laid two weeks ago and only minor cleanup workremains, according to public works Director Mike Fowler. The first paved section runs from…


NH rail trail advocates aim for state grant By Terry Date Published: July 23, 2009 12:56 am WINDHAM — Before pedaling over the Windham Rail Trail, bicyclists paused by an information kiosk they hope, someday soon, will display a trail route through three neighboring towns. Members of the Southern New Hampshire Rail Trail Alliance want…


from the Eagle Tribune: Derry bike trail to be built soon by Eric Parry DERRY — Construction on the town’s bike trail should begin this month and the whole two-mile route should be completed by the end of summer. The Town Council has given the Derry Rail Trail Alliance permission to begin building the first…


Trail Images

MRT03252009, originally uploaded by jgodsey. I am available to go out and take casual walks on the trail (trash picking optional) Just to give you all an idea of what it out there on the trail right now, i have uploaded the images I took the other day. If you haven’t looked lately I have…


worth reading • From the Rails to Trails Conservancy website, this case study for the completion of the trail system in the Manchester, New Hampshire region. The Salem-Lawrence section of track is mentioned on page 5. (download 19pps) To say that the current regional pattern towards trail development in Southern NH is alive and exciting…


Derry Rail Trail

The Derry Rail Trail Starts from behind the Depot Steakhouse on West Broadway, it terminates at Windham Road where it connects to the Windham Trail. It is paved for much of it, as is the rest of Derry downtown Bike Loop, but even the unpaved section is walkable and even bikeable, if you don’t mind…