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Posted on March 7th, 10:30 pm

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

Did you know that there are 142 cabooses of Nickel Plate Road heritage preserved throughout the USA? Some are in museums, some are still running, some are in parks, some are owned privately, and there’s a few that we’ve lost track of! The oldest of them all is 1047 built in 1882 and housed indoors at the Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum. How many of them have you seen? Read the full list here - http://www.nkphts.org/preservation/caboose.html ... See MoreSee Less

Posted on February 23rd, 7:30 am

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

Jennie Runevitch
This is not a road. Bike rider Ben took this video and shared it with us - a car driving on the Monon Trail. It’s not what he ever expected to see while riding his bicycle to work. And it’s the second time in a week that someone captured on camera - a vehicle driving on the pedestrian trail. WATCH: https://www.wthr.com/article/cars-caught-camera-driving-monon-trail
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Posted on February 9th, 5:44 pm

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

NPT NEWS: Storm damage north of Lovers Lane! Estimate $400 to $500 damage! Materials only!๐Ÿ˜” ... See MoreSee Less

NPT NEWS: Storm damage north of Lovers Lane! Estimate $400 to $500 damage! Materials only!๐Ÿ˜”Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Let the government fix it, about million dollars to repair

Thanks to all involved in the clean up.

Welcome

Posted on February 8th, 4:05 pm

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

This mess is located about a mile north of Lovers Lane! ... See MoreSee Less

This mess is located about a mile north of Lovers Lane!

 

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you guys ever think of cutting into firewood and salving to help with funding d projects?

A lot of wind and maybe some rotting big trees.

my old stompin grounds. If i was home I'd help you clean it up.

That's a Big ol mess!!! Safety first with the clean up.. .

Please be careful while you’re cleaning this up, and thank you so much for keeping the trail beautiful

Must been a lot of wind

That is indeed a mess !

That's real crappy!!!!

:(

โ˜น๏ธ

Jeff Williams

Wow

Wow

William Craig Bruce Tom Sutter

Brett Damron

Oh my gosh!!!

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Maintenance and Warnings

Posted on March 20th, 4:22 pm

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

NPT UPDATE: Thanks to Volunteers Dave Campbell and his partner Dixie Good for clearing the large blow-down north of Lovers Lane today! Great job!
The trail is fairly clear of small debris from Rochester to just south of the town of Miami thanks to volunteer Ron Mofield! #NPTalert
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NPT UPDATE: Thanks to Volunteers Dave Campbell and his partner Dixie Good for clearing the large blow-down north of Lovers Lane today! Great job!
The trail is fairly clear of small debris from Rochester to just south of the town of Miami thanks to volunteer Ron Mofield! #NPTalertImage attachmentImage attachment

 

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Thank you Dave, Dixie and Ron!

Great job Dave/Dixie!!! Thank you!!!

Great job dave

Love it, thanks all!

Thank you ๐Ÿ™

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Posted on March 19th, 7:59 am

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

NPT NEWS: North of Lovers Lane Sunday morning. Status unknown at the time this post!#NPTalert ... See MoreSee Less

NPT NEWS: North of Lovers Lane Sunday morning. Status unknown at the time this post!#NPTalert

 

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Has this blowdown been removed ?

Firewood!!!! Good size blow down. Be careful cleaning it up.

Posted on March 13th, 9:11 pm

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

NPT ALERT: A high wind advisory has been issued for tomorrow, Thursday, (03-14-19)! Wind gusts of over 50 mph are forecast. Trail users should avoid all wooded trail sections! Be alert and cautious if out on the trail tomorrow! Please share! #NPTalert ... See MoreSee Less

NPT ALERT: A high wind advisory has been issued for tomorrow, Thursday, (03-14-19)! Wind gusts of over 50 mph are forecast. Trail users should avoid all wooded trail sections! Be alert and cautious if out on the trail tomorrow! Please share! #NPTalert

Posted on March 12th, 9:27 pm

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

NPT NEWS: Thanks to volunteers Dave Campbell and his grandson for removing a deadfall south of Rochester late today.
Also thanks to volunteers Mike Sill and Steve Gough for clearing trail south to SR 35 trail head today. It has taken quite some time but all of the blow-downs have been removed from SR 35 to Rochester.
Still lots of small debris on the trail surface from Peru south.
Trail surface is clear of most small debris from Lovers Lane to Rochester thanks to the efforts of volunteer Ron Mofield.
Unfortunately Thursday's forecast is for wind gusts to 50 mph! Please share. #NPTalert
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NPT NEWS: Thanks to volunteers Dave Campbell and his grandson for removing a deadfall south of Rochester late today. 
Also thanks to volunteers Mike Sill and Steve Gough for clearing trail south to SR 35 trail head today. It has taken quite some time but all of the blow-downs have been removed from SR 35 to Rochester. 
Still lots of small debris on the trail surface from Peru south. 
Trail surface is clear of most small debris from Lovers Lane to Rochester thanks to the efforts of volunteer Ron Mofield.
Unfortunately Thursdays forecast is for wind gusts to 50 mph! Please share. #NPTalertImage attachment

 

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Thanks for all your hard work. We who use the trail greatly appreciate your help

Thanks guys!!!

Thank you, thank you, thank you

Thanks for all your help.

Thank you!

great job you all-and thank you!๐Ÿ˜ƒ

Thank you ๐Ÿ™

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Posted on March 7th, 6:20 pm

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

NPT NEWS: Volunteers worked today removing two hazardous trees (note the two trees arched over trail). Thanks to Tim Ciavardoni and Ron Mofield and a unnamed volunteer for their help today! Small debris present on the trail surface. #NPTalert ... See MoreSee Less

NPT NEWS: Volunteers worked today removing two hazardous trees (note the two trees arched over trail). Thanks to Tim Ciavardoni and Ron Mofield and a unnamed volunteer for their help today! Small debris present on the trail surface. #NPTalert

 

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Thanks so much Tim, Ron and John Doe for your dedication to the Nickel Plate Trail!

Thanks for all you do to keep the trail clear for users. The number of fallen trees that have been cleared this winter is amazing.

Thanks for keeping great for all

thank you for all your hard work & dedication

Great job everyone!! Thank you.....

Thank you

Thank you.

Thank you ๐Ÿ™

Thank you!!

Thank you for all your hard work.

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Posted on March 1st, 10:27 pm

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

NPT UPDATE: NPT volunteers worked again today clearing blow-downs. The trail has been cleared north from Lovers Lane to Rochester and south to SR 18. Three or four blow-downs are still to be removed from SR 18 to SR 35. There is still a lot of small debris remaining on the trail surface. Travel with caution! Thanks to volunteers Mike Still, Steve Gough, and Ron Mofield for their hard work! Please share? #NPTalert ... See MoreSee Less

NPT UPDATE: NPT volunteers worked again today clearing blow-downs. The trail has been cleared north from Lovers Lane to Rochester and south to SR 18. Three or four blow-downs are still to be removed from SR 18 to SR 35. There is still a lot of small debris remaining on the trail surface. Travel with caution! Thanks to volunteers Mike Still, Steve Gough, and Ron Mofield for their hard work! Please share? #NPTalert

 

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It's been a tough week for our dedicated volunteers!

Where does all the wood go? How do i become a volunteer? I live in Rochester and work in Peru at Breakaway Bike Shop

I think I counted 10 between 18 and 35 Friday. Really appreciate the volunteers, the trail is a great asset to the community.

Thank you Mike, Steve and Ron!

Thanks for keeping the trail open for everyone to enjoy. Stay safe.

Doing a good job of keeping trail clear. Good going guys!!

Thank you so much to all the volunteers who make the trail passable during these tough months. I really appreciate all the hard work.

Thank you!!

Thank you

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Posted on February 27th, 6:09 pm

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

NPT UPDATE: Volunteers worked again today clearing blow downs. It will be "at least" one more day before the entire trail is cleared. Lots of small debris remains in the areas cleared of blow-downs. Trail users be alert and use caution. Please share. #NPTalert ... See MoreSee Less

NPT UPDATE: Volunteers worked again today clearing blow downs. It will be at least one more day before the entire trail is cleared. Lots of small debris remains in the areas cleared of blow-downs. Trail users be alert and use caution. Please share. #NPTalert

 

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Many Thanks to the trail team for your hard work. Stay safe out there. ๐Ÿšต‍♂๏ธ

Thank you trail team for all of your hard work to keep our trail open.

be careful out there-and thank you

Thank you ๐Ÿ™ and be safe

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