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Acquiring Rail Corridors: A How To Manual

June 1, 1996

Acquiring Rail Corridors – A How To ManualDownload

Acquiring a rail corridor presents unique issues that cannot be adequately addressed through the process of public persuasion. Without a transaction, there will be no trail.

That’s where Acquiring Rail Corridors fits in. Acquiring Rail Corridors summarizes the knowledge of the country’s leading attorneys, nonprofit land acquisition agents, local park directors and rail-trail builders who have successfully acquired rail corridors for trail use.

After reading this book, we hope you will be able to approach a railroad with confidence… and be able to strike a deal. Remember, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is ready to assist you.

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