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The D&L Blog: On the Trail

Delaware & Lehigh - National Trails Day 2019

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By Trails Programs Manager & Data Scientist, Brian Greene Saturday June 1 was this year’s National Trails Day.  Started by the American Hiking Society, National Trails Day (NTD) celebrates any muscle-powered activity on trails the…

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By Brian Greene –Trail Programs Manager My favorite part of my job is getting to talk with trail users about the D&L Trail.  It’s an amazing trail that has great places to walk, run, or…

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The D&L Trail is long and the gaps are many, but one area where progress is being made is in the Delaware Canal section. This is due in large part to the strong partnerships that manage and support the trail in this southernmost region. Here is an update of the remaining four big gaps on the trail and what stages they are in. 

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Individuals are notoriously bad about making predictions because we have biases and poor memories. The great thing about data is that it can show new insights and challenge preconceived beliefs.

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You may have noticed that the Mansion House Bridge at Jim Thorpe truss system was recently placed onto the bridge abutments. Although lifting the truss was a huge milestone for the project, the Mansion House Bridge is not yet finished. We want to recap just how impressive and awe-inspiring the truss lift was.

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This May will complete 5 full years of programming for Get Your Tail on the Trail and we’re celebrating our nationally-recognized program in big ways all year long!

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By Pat Stephens, D&L GIS Analyst and Cartographer For the past several years, we at the D&L have considered Cementon (mile 83) our southern cap to the many miles bikeable south of the Jim Thorpe…

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By Brian Greene, D&L Trail Programs Manager Where does the trail go in the photo above? Is there a trail if there are no paths, signs, or markings? This might be a better question and…

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Come sit a spell in the crisp autumn air and find out why concrete phone booths (like this one on the Asher F. Boyer Trail near Three Mile Dam) dotted the Lehigh and Delaware Valleys, along…

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Post by: Patrick Stephens, GIS Analyst & Cartographer at D&L Maps and signs are intimately connected to one another. The map is the overhead view that shows you where you are relative to other things….

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This summer our GIS Analyst intern, Miranda Waldman (Pennsylvania State University Dept. of Geography), made an interactive web mapping application that allows users to compare maps of the Lehigh Canal from 1864 with modern imagery….

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Post by: Lauren Drabenstott, D&L Marketing Intern There is abundance to be found along the D&L National Heritage Corridor. Whether you’re on the hunt for trails, museums, shops, or anything in between, each section offers something…

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